Put together to fall in love with ‘Julie and The Phantoms.’ HL spoke EXCLUSIVELY with the celebs of the brand new Netflix collection about taking part in ghosts, what to anticipate from their characters, and extra.
Julie and the Phantoms is the collection all of us need and wish proper now. It has a lot coronary heart and so many songs you’ll be replaying time and again. The new Netflix present, dropping Sept. 10, follows excessive schooler Julie (Madison Reyes), who has misplaced her ardour for music after her mother died. When she crosses paths with three dreamy musicians (who simply occur to be ghosts), Julie begins to search out her love for music once more. HollywoodLife talked EXCLUSIVELY with the proficient boys of Sundown Curve — Charlie Gillespie (Luke), Owen Patrick Joyner (Alex), and Jeremy Shada (Reggie) — all about Julie and the Phantoms.
Simply because they’re ghosts, doesn’t imply these teen phantoms don’t have their points. “Though he’s a ghost, I feel he offers with numerous issues that numerous teenagers take care of these days,” Owen informed HollywoodLife. “I feel youthful children will be capable of resonate with them somewhat bit. I feel that via his little romances and stuff, Alex grows as a human being and finds a approach to lean on his buddies to assist decide him up and get him via his powerful occasions.”
From the second Charlie learn for the position of Luke, he was hooked. “He’s this electrical guitarist, and I’ve all the time needed an excuse to essentially begin jamming out on the electrical guitar,” Charlie stated. “As quickly as I received the script, the subsequent day I used to be on the retailer renting an acoustic guitar so I might get nearer to him. Due to that, I began doing these little open mics throughout Los Angeles. There are such a lot of completely different little locations you could go to, and it actually launched me to this open mic world, which is the place Luke would have been again within the 90s. To maintain it brief, I appreciated how he rocked.”
Jeremy has been eager to be part of a Kenny Ortega venture for a very long time. It’s all the time been a “dream” of his. “But it surely’s additionally very uncommon that you simply get a job or get to audition for a job as a bass participant that really is a bass participant. Plenty of roles are often guitar gamers, so it’s cool that it was particularly a bass participant who additionally sings,” he revealed. “Jeremy loves that Reggie is sort of a “golden retriever in human type. He’s that cute goof. It’s somewhat little bit of my persona in actual life. I’ve about one million dad jokes. I’m very dorky. So I used to be in a position to mix comedy with bass taking part in and singing. That is the proper position.”
Alex, Luke, and Reggie are all ghosts from 1995. Owen famous that Alex doesn’t take care of being a ghost very properly in any respect. “He doesn’t know find out how to wrap his head round it,” Owen stated. “The opposite guys are form of like, hey, we will play music. Let’s simply rock and roll. Let’s hold transferring via, however it’s not ok for Alex.” He teased that Alex is “all the time freaking out,” and it isn’t till he meets Willie (Booboo Stewart) that he will get much less harassed about every part.
Jeremy says that Reggie “befriends Julie’s household, though it’s a one-sided friendship.” Julie is the one one who can converse to the boys. Regardless of being a ghost, Jeremy notes that Reggie “makes one of the best of a really bizarre scenario” and has “such a light-weight and like to him.”
As Alex, Luke, and Reggie workforce up with Julie to type Julie and the Phantoms, Julie and Luke will develop nearer. “They hit it off pretty much as good buddies at first, however their relationship develops from actually being good buddies,” Charlie teased. “That’s all they’re in season 1, simply actually good buddies. That’s what I like about Julie and Luke as a result of they present folks find out how to be buddies earlier than anything occurs.”