Zoë Kravitz is Gotham City’s new Super Catwoman and she’s loving viewers of The Batman, in theaters now. Nothing very surprising for this descendant of a great line of superheroes: Aquaman is her stepfather, May Parker, alias Aunt May, is her godmother and she attended Flash and Magneto. She has already lent her features to Angel Salvadore in X-Men: The Beginning, and her voice to Mary Jane in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as well as Catwoman – already – in The Lego Batman Movie. Superheroine blood therefore flows through the veins of Zoë Kravitz. Recognition by the series This pedigree was not enough to work miracles and, for fifteen years, the actress has struggled to exist on the front of the Hollywood scene, although his name is regularly affixed to large franchises. In the cinematographic machine, she has often been limited to poorly written roles, as a side kick in the Divergent franchise or as a secondary character in the wise Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She had also already tried her luck in Gotham, but was refused a role in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, deemed too “urban”. of the five wives of Immortan Joe, an avenger on the run in the desert from the fourth installment of Mad Max’s adventures, Fury Road. The same year, she will also be Nakia, the hero’s love interest in the coolissime Dope, alongside supporting roles almost as stylish as her (hello A$AP Rocky). offering roles to match her charisma, the world of series knew how to capitalize before everyone else on Zoë Kravitz, from 2011, by having her play Pearl in season 4 of Californication. In 2017, especially, she landed the role of Bonnie in the event series of the late Jean-Marc Vallée, Big Little Lies, where she will find her partner of Divergent Shailene Woodley. Facing four Hollywood giants – Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep – her character will initially be withdrawn, darker and more enigmatic, but she will also be softer and more melancholy than her Monterey neighbors. However, from the end of season 1, she will commit the gesture that will make her the true heroine of the series. It is only in 2020 that Zoë Kravitz will land her real first leading role, tailor-made for her. , in the serial reboot of High Fidelity, taken from the eponymous feature film by Stephen Frears, itself inspired by Nick Hornby’s novel. In this modern female remake, the actress reprized the cult role of John Cusack and donned the grungy clothes of Rob, the disillusioned owner of a Brooklyn vinyl store who is trying to recover from her latest breakup by embarking on a journey of self-reflection. in her romantic past. In the line of dramas like Insecure or Master of None, Zoë Kravitz finally found a role to her measure, as a depressive anti-heroine with a Fleabag atmosphere. Unfortunately, Hulu will cancel High Fidelity from the first season, leaving a bitter taste for its main interpreter. The Batman by Matt Reeves. The chemistry with Robert Pattinson is there and his interpretation of Selina Kyle is up to the heavy expectations that weighed on the shoulders of the entire film crew. From now on, Kravitz plays in the big leagues and she has therefore decided that it was time for her to try her luck on the other side of the camera. , the aspiring director called on Channing Tatum and Naomi Ackie and imagined a story imbued with feminism, that of a young waitress who courts a wealthy philanthropist magnate of technology. She will succeed in entering her falsely idyllic world, between parties on a private island and liters of champagne, but will not be long in discovering the dark side of the one on which she has set her sights. title, riveted on her transformation into a very convincing Catwoman, Zoë Kravitz is currently at the top of the bill for another more discreet project, yet directed by the great and prolific Steven Soderbergh, famous director of Ocean’s, Contagion or even Sex, lies and videos, which signs its third film in fifteen months, available in the United States. In a proposal at the antipodes of the feline and badass Selina, here she is Angela Davis, a tech employee traumatized by the Covid pandemic -19 and an attack of which we know nothing. Responsible for analyzing the error tickets of a voice assistant named KIMI, a more advanced version of Siri, to streamline the relationship with its users, she will be the auditory witness of a violent homicide. To report this crime, she will have to leave her home. In KIMI, Zoë Kravitz is almost alone on stage and holds this excellent effective thriller, in step with the times, from start to finish. At first reclusive in her spacious loft in Seattle, agoraphobic and crazy, she submits to a strict lifestyle while swallowing cans of anxiolytics. She talks to her mother on FaceTime, to her shrink on Skype and blackmails her dentist into prescribing antibiotics from a distance. Wild and aggressive, she does not tolerate any exchange with the outside world if it does not take place through a screen. In the second part, the film unfolds like a real technological thriller when Angela has to face the city to hand over the compromising audio files. Suddenly vulnerable, she takes on the appearance of a little Sim in a blue wig speeding through the streets of Seattle, like a dot on the map of a tracked telephone. It is with this disturbing character, hidden under a layer of colorful clothes, that Zoë Kravitz adds new shades to her actress palette now estimated at its fair value.
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