Kirby Howell-Baptise was more than ready to step up to the plate. «I don't think it's helpful when taking on something like this to be thinking about what comes after, whether that be people's opinions or accolades or whatever.
I think that in acting and in life, the way to be happy and satisfied is to be as present as possible,» the London-born actress tells ET. «So for me, being presented with the opportunity to play a role that I loved from the first time I read superseded any fears or doubts I may have had about the reaction after.»It's a wise approach that isn't unlike the confident attitude exhibited by Death, the big sister of 's nominal character.
And luckily for viewers, that's exactly who alum portrays in Netflix's long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman's beloved comic series.
Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Vivienne Acheampong, Stephen Fry, Boyd Holbrook, Charles Dance, Asim Chaudhry, Jenna Coleman, David Thewlis, Joely Richardson and Mason Alexander Park also star in the series, with voice work from Patton Oswalt and Mark Hamill.Read more on etonline.com