Hayek additionally famous that the model of “Salma Hayek” from inside “Joan is Terrible” can also be an exaggerated, terrible model of herself, so the meta-narrative goes one step additional. Hayek recollects getting the decision from her agent and feeling an excessive amount of trepidation. If Hayek was being requested to play “terrible Hayek,” did the producers actually assume she was a genuinely dangerous/violent/horror-appropriate particular person? The actress mentioned:
“I had beforehand recognized ‘Black Mirror’ with horror. […] So after I acquired a really excited name from my agent saying that I had been provided a job the place I play myself, and it was for ‘Black Mirror’ … it is form of bizarre if you end up provided to play your self in horror. It is like, ‘Oh my god, how do they see me?’ In order that cellphone name was already like a ‘Black Mirror’ episode in itself. However then I learn it and I used to be laughing a lot. I used to be so excited to have a possibility to make enjoyable of myself and to work with Annie.”
Given the character of “Black Mirror,” Hayek’s suspicions appear justified. In case you are requested to play your self on “Black Mirror,” and the episode is, thematically, about how Netflix exhibits can change an individual’s picture … after which you might be requested to play in opposition to kind and truly play an altered model of your self … yeah, that may make anybody’s mind ache slightly bit. It appears, although, that Hayek was sport, and was effective enjoying a satire of herself. On the finish of the day, the actress was fully skilled.
Coming quickly to Netflix: “Salma Hayek is a Skilled.”