Jojo Regina is a young and talented new actress that you will see more soon. In where the locusts singplays young Kya by providing Marsh Girl’s backstory of her relationship with her father and her struggle with solitude in the swamp.
Unlike other younger roles in many movies, Regina gets a lot of screen time that sets up the story of the adult version of Kya Clark (played by Daisy Edgar-Jones).
The film also stars Taylor John-Smith, Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt, Sterling Macer Jr., and David Strathairn. Olivia Newman directed the film from Luck Alibar’s adapted screenplay based on Delia Owens’ best-selling book.
Here is the synopsis:
From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery, where the locusts sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who grew up alone to adulthood in the dangerous swamps of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the cunning and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from the city, Kya opens up to a surprising new world, but when one of them is found dead, the community immediately makes her their prime suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict on what really happened becomes more and more confused, threatening to reveal many secrets that lie within the swamp.
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LRM Online’s Gig Patta chatted with young actress Jojo Regina about her role, the swamps, the stage, and her adventures.
Jojo Regina makes her film debut in where the locusts sing. Prior to this role, she did commercial work for Walgreens, McDonald’s, and a few short films.
where the locusts sing is available digitally today and on Blu-ray/DVD on September 13.
Over 17 minutes of never-before-seen extended and deleted scenes for the film.
Here are the bonus materials:
- Adapting a phenomenon: Explore the journey of bringing the best-selling novel to life as told by the cast and filmmakers of where the locusts sing;
- Creating the world: When a book is as loved as where the locusts sing, the details of the world are everything. Hear firsthand from the designers and artists who brought those images to the screen;
- women in focus: From its captivating central character, Kya, created by author Delia Owens, to the incredible team of women at the helm of the film adaptation, this piece is a testament to the strength, determination, and resilience of women both on screen and behind the scenes. scene;
- 14 deleted and extended scenes: See more of the swamp, mystery and magic in this collection of deleted and expanded scenes;
- lyric video: “Carolina” by Talor Swift.
Check out the exclusive interview with Jojo Regina below. Let us know what you think of the interview.
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Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Sony Pictures