Jazz Tangcay Artisans Editor It might sound cliche, but Dolly de Leon is serious when she says Ruben Östlund’s “Triangle of Sadness” changed her life.
Because it did. Filipino audiences have known de Leon from shows such as “Amy’s Mother” and “Mirabella,” while Western audiences might have seen her on the HBO Asia series “Folklore.” But the Neon release, out on Friday, it what has put De Leon on the map. “I’m getting better roles and better offers,” she says.
Variety’s Awards Circuit Podcast caught up with de Leon to discuss her role as Abigail, how she built the character and working with Östlund.
Listen below. “Triangle of Sadness” is a wickedly fun satire and commentary on the ultra-wealthy, starring Charlbi Dean (the rising South African actor who died in August), Harris Dickinson, de Leon and Woody Harrelson.Read more on variety.com