Season 2 of EuphoriaThis was too much Spider-Man.
Andrew GarfieldWe gushed Zendaya‘s performance on season two of the HBO drama—while expressing legitimate concern for her well-being.
“I believe it was episode five. It’s one of the most relentless episodes of television I’ve ever seen,” Andrew told Zendaya for VarietyActors on Actors is a series by. I’m getting to know you more, and it is a pleasure to be able to see the awfulness, pain and damage, as well as make it all so real. “Are you okay?” I asked. What did you do to make sure that you felt OK when you were doing all of this?
This episode saw Zendaya’s Rue confronted and questioned by Leslie, her mother (Nika King), Jules (Hunter SchaferElliot (Dominic FikeAfter discovering that she’d relapsed, Leslie attempted to take Rue to rehab. Leslie tries to get Rue into rehab but Rue jumps out and flees. Rue then begins to experience withdrawal symptoms on her own.
Rue gets caught on the second attempt to intervene in an incident. However, she manages evade police until finally finding her way home.
Andrew was highly impressed by Zendaya’s performance and called it “one the most extraordinary things I have seen an actor do recently.”