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The White Lotus’s Simona Tabasco on Immaculate, Sydney Sweeney and being buried alive on film: ‘I was so scared’

The White Lotus’s Simona Tabasco on Immaculate, Sydney Sweeney and being buried alive on film: ‘I was so scared’

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse Loughrey Get our The Life Cinematic email for free Few characters in HBO’s luxurious drama series The White Lotus could be described as heroic. The titular holiday resort – think a swanky Butlins for the absolute worst people you’ve ever met – seems to exclusively house sociopaths and sex fiends, dopes and delinquents. But then there were Lucia and Mia, season two’s sneaky, scheming besties and the most aspirational sex workers in popular culture since Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman. Together, the pair spread-eagled their way to gilded glory, manipulating entire dynasties of male halfwits and strutting off into the Italian sunset €50,000 richer. But where does a fast-rising, Naples-born actor go from there? If you’re 29-year-old Simona Tabasco, the woman behind Lucia, you get pursued by evil nuns and buried alive for Sydney Sweeney’s new horror movie Immaculate. On paper, it’s the perfect career move. You’re in a big American movie, led by a fledgling young movie star …