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Beth Grant Explains Carlotta’s Rationale And Rowan’s “Hero’s Journey” In ‘Curious, Curious’ (EXCLUSIVE)

To say things got complicated for Rowan (Alexandra Daddario) at AMC’s Anne Rice Mayfair Witches It would be an understatement. Over the course of the first three episodes of the series, a young neurosurgeon has to confront the death of her adoptive mother, the realization that she has supernatural powers, and the discovery of her biological family and its mysteries – not to mention murder. from her biological mother. This week Rowan finally gets some answers as she grows closer to the family thanks to her mother’s funeral – including that of her Aunt Carlotta (Beth Grant). As viewers have noted, Carlotta has taken some unusual measures when it comes to getting Rowan away from and talking to the Mayfair family ComicBook.comGrant explains how Carlotta justifies some of her questionable choices and how they affect her “hero’s journey”.

Warning: spoilers for the fourth episode of Anne Rice Mayfair Witches“Curiouser and Curiouser”, after this point.

In this week’s episode, Rowan attends Deirdre’s funeral and wake, events that bring her into the fold of the Mayfair family. He also gets her into Mayfair House and gives Carlotta a chance to appeal to her great niece and try to explain her reasons why she took Roan from Deirdre at birth and kept her away from the family her whole life. For viewers, this is only part of what Carlotta has done in the name of protecting Roan and the family from Lasher, as previous episodes have shown her keeping Deirdre drugged and locked away – not to mention her horrific actions against Delphine last week that led to her horrific incident. the death. But while Carlotta’s actions are abhorrent, Grant says from a character’s perspective, it’s all for the greater good and speaks not only to the larger myths created by Anne Rice, but the idea that anything repressed can always find its way to the surface – in this case, This repressed thing is Carlotta’s darkness.

“She’s a great legend and she took a great Southern woman [Anne Rice] To create a world like this. Carlotta gets lost trying to do what she thinks is best for everyone. And when I was playing it, of course, I didn’t see anything other than wishing well and protecting Rowan and protecting the family,” Grant said.

She continued, “I think she doesn’t have a problem. I think anything that gets suppressed will come out through the cracks and that’s one of the things that always happens about legends.” “This is why Roan’s hero’s journey is that she must learn to control her strength. She is a sailor. She must learn to face the wind or run with the wind. She must do the same with her strength, this strength that is inherited in her DNA, her intuition. But It could be for good. It could be for healing. And it could be for love.”

What is it Anne Rice Mayfair Witches Around?

The series is based on the trilogy of novels by Anne Rice. Lives of the Mayfair Witches. The synopsis of the series is as follows: “Based on the story by Anne Rice Lives of the Mayfair WitchesAnd Mayfair Witches is an exploration of the power of women and the deadly effects of our decisions. Mayfair Witches centers on an intuitive young neurosurgeon (Alexandra Daddario) who discovers she is the unlikely heir to a family of witches. As she grapples with her newfound powers, she must contend with a sinister presence that has haunted her family for generations.”

Anne Rice Mayfair Witches It airs Sundays at 9pm ET on AMC and AMC+.

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