Jeremy Meeks says Jordyn Woods was a ‘pure’ on the set of their new film ‘Set off’ — launching at present on BET+.
Jeremy Meeks, 36, has excessive reward for Jordyn Woods, 23. The pair starred together in Set off, which debuts on BET+ on Oct. 22, and the mannequin turned actor informed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY that Jordyn was “a pleasure to work with.” He additionally revealed that she has a “photographic reminiscence” so she will be able to memorize her traces after studying them solely as soon as.
“She’s a natural,” Jeremy gushed. “She didn’t need to attempt exhausting to memorize these things. She has a photographic reminiscence. So she may have a look at the [script for the day] as soon as and she or he’d have it memorized. And it’s not that simple for me. And her vitality and her vibe is simply wonderful. She’s an actual all the way down to earth one that could be very humble. She’s very useful too. We had been feeding off of one another and pushing one another to make one another a greater actor. She was a pleasure to work with, and I’m certain we are going to do many extra tasks sooner or later.”
Jeremy was additionally impressed by the Jordyn’s work ethic. “She was one of many first individuals to set and one of many final individuals to depart. She wasn’t all on her telephone and never paying consideration when the director was speaking. She was on prime of it and really devoted. I didn’t count on that, she’s very severe about what she does. It was good.”
Set off hits near residence for Jeremy, who first rose to fame due to his mugshot going viral in 2014. “The function was very true to self in a few alternative ways,” he shared with HollywoodLife. “I’ve executed 10 years in jail, identical to the character. I’ve gotten out earlier than and never had anyplace to go so, identical to the character, I went to a member of the family’s home. So it was very comparable.”
His actual life took a far different turn than his character’s in Set off, however Jeremy stated the function nonetheless introduced up a whole lot of emotions for him. “It triggered a whole lot of previous recollections and uncooked feelings. It’s an emotional curler coaster. After I completed filming I had an emotional second the place I simply broke down and cried within the bathe…I used to be simply I used to be overcome with so many feelings I most likely cried for half-hour within the bathe, simply praying and thanking God for every little thing. It was overwhelming. And I had that very same second yesterday..eager about how the film is popping out at present and that it’s all actual. This actually occurred.”
Though Jeremy admits his story is “one in 1,000,000” he’s hoping his success will encourage different’s to imagine in the potential for goals, it doesn’t matter what their present life circumstances are. “Making Set off actually solidified that God had a plan [for me] this complete time. And it has far exceeded something that I may have dreamed of. As a result of you recognize, coming from the internal metropolis we actually don’t dream that large. As a result of none of your goals are attainable except you’re a rapper otherwise you play basketball or soccer, you recognize, individuals don’t actually dream. And so I really hope that when individuals see this film it conjures up them to dream and to know that your goals might be achieved.”
Set off is streaming now on BET+.