Amy Acker Says ‘Nothing Is What It Appears’ in Upcoming Freeform Collection The Watchful Eye
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As The Watchful Eye gears up for its premiere, Amy Acker is promising a number of twists and turns for viewers who love a superb thriller.
Chatting with PEOPLE in regards to the new Freeform collection, Acker — who performs the defensive Tory Ayres – reveals that because the present progresses, it will be troublesome to foretell what’s subsequent.
“It is gonna be one thing that you need to watch as a result of nothing is what it appears,” says Acker, 46. “You simply get sucked in instantly.”
“There’s numerous horny, thriller — it is acquired a bit of all the things. It is actually this genre-blending present. There actually is one thing for everybody in it,” she provides.
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The Watchful Eye follows Elena Santos (Mariel Molino), a younger lady with a sophisticated previous who maneuvers her approach into working as a live-in nanny for a rich household at The Greybourne in Manhattan.
The household consists of an architect named Mathew (Warren Christie) and his son Jasper (Henry Joseph Samiri) after the loss of life of Mathew’s spouse. Elena, nonetheless, shortly learns that she’s not the one one within the constructing with secrets and techniques and ulterior motives.
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Acker performs Mathew’s sister-in-law who asserts her dominance over Elena — however the Angel actress notes her character is kind of complicated.
“She’s the lady you like to hate,” explains Acker. “She’s overprotective, she’s paranoid, she’s a perfectionist and she or he’s making an attempt to maintain all people so as and making an attempt to ensure that the established order of what their lives is and what The Greybourne is [doesn’t] go fallacious.”
“I actually do see the humanity in her and why she has these points,” she continues, including that viewers will ultimately see it too.
For Lex Lumpkin (Elliot Schwartz) and Aliyah Royale (Ginny Welles), whose characters befriend Elena and earn her belief, in addition they agree this present might be worthwhile for viewers.
“This present undoubtedly has all the good things you want — and all of the twists you did not know you wanted,” says Royale.
“We’ll get a variety of offended texts from individuals making an attempt to determine what is going on to occur,” Lumpkin jokingly provides.
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The Watchful Eye airs Monday at 10 p.m. ET on Freeform.