Maya Hawke stars because the lovable Robin in “Stranger Issues,” however she’s additionally the daughter of two very well-known actors: Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke — and she or he has initiatives with each of her well-known dad and mom developing.
First up, Maya will star alongside her mom, Thurman, in a movie referred to as “The Kill Room.” The film additionally stars Samuel L. Jackson, who final appeared alongside Thurman in “Pulp Fiction.” The darkish comedy follows a hitman, his boss, and an artwork seller performed by Thurman as they embark on a money-laundering scheme that shortly goes awry. Thurman will play the artwork seller, whereas Maya’s position stays unknown for now. The movie is anticipated to return out in 2023.
As for different potential mother-daughter collaborations, Quentin Tarantino has not been shy about his want to have Maya seem onscreen in a hypothetical sequel to “Kill Invoice,” enjoying the daughter of Thurman’s character, the Bride. “Simply imagining the Bride and her daughter B.B. having 20 years of peace, after which that peace is shattered after which the Bride and B.B. are on the run. The thought of casting Uma [Thurman] and casting her daughter, Maya [Hawke], and the factor can be f*cking thrilling,” the director mentioned in a 2021 interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
In the meantime, Maya already starred alongside her father within the 2020 Showtime collection “The Good Lord Fowl,” enjoying her dad’s onscreen youngster within the present about abolitionist James Brown. She can be slated to seem onscreen together with her dad as soon as once more in “Revolver,” a romantic comedy that takes place in 1966. She’s going to play a Beatles-obsessed teen named Jane whose hometown of Anchorage, Alaska unexpectedly is compelled to play host to the Beatles when their aircraft has to make an emergency touchdown. As soon as once more, Hawke will play her father, however the movie does not but have a launch date.
Each of Maya’s dad and mom have expressed their delight of their daughter’s appearing skills — however they weren’t so thrilled about her alternative of a career at first. “They had been cautious of the general public life aspect of appearing and the difficulties of that. Additionally they tried to guard me from falling into appearing,” Maya mentioned in a 2021 interview with The Guardian. “They wished to make sure I had a powerful sufficient spine, my very own ardour for it and work ethic. They did not need to cart me alongside each pink carpet or have me do bit-parts of their films. As soon as I used to be sufficiently old, and it was clear they had been my decisions, they had been very supportive.”