The new Netflix series demonic resident follows Jade and Billie Wesker, the daughters of Umbrella Corporation scientist Albert Wesker. Tamara Smart plays the younger version of Jade. Here’s a look at her career and why she might look familiar.
Tamara Smart plays the teenage version of Jade Wesker in ‘Resident Evil’
demonic resident is the latest addition to the franchise inspired by Capcom’s popular 1996 video game. The show serves as a kind of prequel to the six Milla Jovovich movies. demonic resident series but features a new cast and story.
Tamara Smart plays young Jade in the reboot. And the British actress Ella Balinska plays the adult version of the character.
The Netflix series centers on Albert Wesker and his daughters as they move to New Raccoon City and navigate the events leading up to the zombie apocalypse. As a teenager, Billie is sensitive and vulnerable. But Jade is headstrong and sticks up for her sister when a bully at her new school attacks.
“Family means a lot of things to Jade,” Smart said when speaking to CBR about her character. “She almost takes a very protective stance with Billie because she has been the quietest. She doesn’t necessarily defend herself. Where Billie won’t do that, Jade will, but she butts heads with her father Albert a lot.
“As much as he does it, I think Jade loves him,” he added. “However, it really is a dysfunctional family that they have. I think it’s because of his past, that they move around a lot and that he’s never really had time for Jade or Billie. You see it unfold in this season, and you also see Jade’s relationship with Billie change drastically. It’s a very big issue.”
The ‘Resident Evil’ actor has appeared in several YA projects
Smart began her career in 2017, landing a recurring role as Enid Nightshade on the CBBC/Netflix series. the worst witch. She remained in the main cast for all four seasons, until 2020.
In the 2018 Hulu series Strong sun, Smart played Hailey Hicks. And in 2019, she took on the role of Louis Fulci on Nickelodeon. Are you afraid of the dark? from netflix demonic resident It is his fourth television project.
Smart has also appeared in some popular movies. The first was Kenneth Branagh’s science fiction adventure. bird of sagebrush. In the 2020 film, Smart plays Artemis’s best friend, Juliet Butler.
She also appeared in the lead role of Kelly Ferguson on Netflix. A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting.
For his next project, the stop-motion animated film wendell and wildSmart joins a notable cast of actors, including Angela Bassett, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele.
Tamara Smart: age, hometown, Instagram and more
Smart was born in London on June 14, 2005. The 17-year-old is active on social media. And on his Instagram page, he often shares photos of friends, including demonic resident co-starring Siena Agudong and Ella Balinska.
In an interview with united girlSmart recalled learning a lot from Balinska on set. And she credited the project with helping her grow as an actress.
“It’s really shaped who I am, this show,” Smart said. “I was 15 when I was filming, so I was still pretty young, I was just growing up, and I think it really did a lot, for my maturity to come into that role.”
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