After making her film debut within the 2014 film The Falling, Florence was cast in a pilot for a present referred to as Studio Metropolis when she was simply 19. It might have been her American TV debut, however the present ended up not going ahead.
Chatting with Time about that point in her profession, she famous that the expertise left her not eager to return to Hollywood till she had a greater thought of what she wished. She ended up touchdown her first lead function within the British drama Woman Macbeth (the place she acquired rave reviews), earlier than returning to Hollywood with the WWE film Combating with My Household.
“The individual I got here again to was a feminine wrestler with muscle mass and large thighs who made her personal title as a champion,” she stated of her return to Hollywood.
“I fairly favored that as a result of the final time I’d been there I used to be informed I wanted to drop pounds — it was simply so not the individual I wished to be.”
Of the characters she does play, she stated, “Even when they’re not outlined on the web page, I at all times discover some technique to make them fairly confrontational. I by no means see the dangerous in them — even once they have killed youngsters and burned boyfriends. I’ve at all times understood them as those that wanted to do what they needed to do to outlive.”
This is not the primary time Flo has addressed this time in her profession. She informed the Telegraph final yr, “I’d thought the movie enterprise could be like [my experience with] The Falling, however truly, this was what the highest of the sport seemed like, and I felt I’d made an enormous mistake.”
Florence has additional emphasised that she wasn’t keen on altering her physique for aesthetic causes for a job, saying earlier this year, “I’m by no means shedding pounds to look improbable for a job. It’s extra like, how would this character have lived? What would she be consuming?”