‘Dance of Death’: Nat Wolff opens up about fascination with playing a villain

Fans of Nat Wolff were surprised when he joined the cast of ‘The Dance of Death’ as ​​Lloyd Henreid, a mind-blowing criminal who becomes the right-hand man of villainous Randall Flag (Alexander Skarsgård).

Used to playing romantic and laid-back characters, Wolff told Comic Book he’s been fascinated with Henreid’s play ever since he read the novel that spawned the series.

“For me it’s fascinating to play someone who’s not just an evil henchman, but a lost soul whose weakness has been dominated by Randall Flagg. Lloyd reminds me of those people you see in a documentary, you know? This follower of a cult leader … He looks like a normal person on the outside, but his inside is completely damaged. I think he’s not bad, but he did so many bad things with him that he ended up like this [maluco]. I feel lucky to play him because he’s always been my favorite character in the book.

He continued:

“I am a huge Stephen King fan. I first read this book when I was in high school.[O diretor] Josh Boone called me when I was about 18 and told me his idea… As these projects take a long time to start, we got a lot older, but now I got the chance to play my character. prefer.

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Recalling that the 2nd episode, entitled “Pocket Savior”, will be broadcast today (24) and that the first images and the official synopsis are already with us.


In the chapter in question, musician Larry Underwood is on the verge of his big break when “Captain Trips” arrives in New York. Alone and wandering through an empty city, he meets an alluring new acquaintance also desperate to escape. Meanwhile, incarcerated Lloyd Henreid comes face to face with Randall Flagg, the black man himself, who makes him an interesting offer.

The episodes will be broadcast via the CBS ALL Access platform.

The series is written and directed by Josh Boone (“The New Mutants”).

The plot revolves around a widowed teacher who leads a lonely life when a plague decimates 99% of the world’s population. Immune to the disease, the teacher will have to deal with loneliness until he joins other survivors, embroiled in an old rivalry between light and dark.

The big cast includes Alexander Skarsgård, Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Greg Kinnear, Brad William Henke, Nat Wolff, Daniel Sunjata, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Odessa Young, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Heather Graham, Marilyn Manson, Hamish Linklater and Henry Zaga.

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