16 August 2019
Filed under Article   Comments Off on ‘The Act’ Star Joey King on Her ‘Honesty Policy’ With Patricia Arquette: ‘I Felt Supported by Her 100%’

Joey King took on the most “mentally and physically demanding” role of her life when she signed on to play Gypsy Rose Blanchard in “The Act.” Gypsy Rose’s mother, Dee Dee (played by Patricia Arquette in the fact-based Hulu limited series), convinced her daughter that she suffered from illnesses like leukemia and muscular dystrophy, although doctors never found any evidence that Gypsy had the conditions. She did have a unique

29 July 2019
Filed under Article   Comments Off on The Act’s Joey King Talks Emmy-Nominated Role, Teases Kissing Booth 2

Joey King is known for her light-hearted roles in teen drama films and family comedies, including Ramona and Beezus and the hit Netflix flick ,The Kissing Booth. However, her most recent project, The Act, is anything but playful. Her depiction of Gypsy Rose Blanchard – the meek, “ill” girl turned murderer – has made an impression on the industry and recently earned her an Emmy nomination. The Act and The

19 July 2019
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Joey King was on her way to the set of “The Kissing Booth 2” in South Africa when the 2019 Emmy nominations were announced on Tuesday. She was eager to learn if she’d been nominated for her role as Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the Hulu limited series “The Act,” so she activated her hotspot, whipped out her “literally 100-year-old” computer and began watching the very pixelated livestream. “At one point,

16 July 2019
Filed under Article, Media, News   Comments Off on See the Moment Joey King Found Out She’s an Emmy Nominee for Playing Gypsy Rose Blanchard

That’s Joey King, Emmy nominee to you. The Act star received her very first Emmy nomination for playing Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the Hulu miniseries about the real life events surrounding Gypsy and the death of her mother Dee Dee Blanchard. Patricia Arquette was also nominated for playing Dee Dee. King, who is primarily known for her work in The Kissing Booth and Independence Day: Resurgence, watched the nominations live—and

31 May 2019
Filed under Article, Photos   Comments Off on On the Set of ‘The Act’: How Patricia Arquette, Joey King Went “Grotesque” for Hulu Series

The Hollywood Reporter visits the set of the limited series — based on the true story of a mother who forced her child to feign illness for years — which serves up memorable performances along with “mystery, humanity and great human drama.” Gypsy Rose Blanchard didn’t need a wheelchair. She certainly didn’t require a feeding tube. But for the first 20 years of her life, she was forced into a