Mani is the latest Brat YouTube show that’s been blowing up social media. Its star-studded cast of youngsters includes social media celebrities Piper Rockelle, Hayley LeBlanc, Mariam Star, Coco Quinn, and Txunamy.
Everly Mag: How did you get the part on Mani?
Sophie: I was background and it was my second time ever on a set. Mitch, the director, and Lawrence, who plays Mani, asked me to read a small part. After that, they both loved the performance, and Lawrence kept writing me in.
Everly Mag: How many days did you spend on set?
Sophie: We just finished Season 2 and I spent 7 days on set.
Everly Mag: What was the best part of being on the Mani set? Any tips for being on set?
Sophie: The best part was all the new friends I’ve made. The Mani set is a lot of fun. A tip is to learn everyone’s name that you work with. People are always grateful when you remember their name!
Everly Mag: What was the hardest part of being on the Mani set?
Sophie: The hardest part was getting off the Goth Girl makeup when I got home!
Everly Mag: Who is your inspiration for your acting career?
Sophie: My mom’s friend Jen Marie Baker said I should try background work and helped me sign up. As far as my favorite actress, I love Christina Ricci.
Everly Mag: What advice would you give to young people who want to act?
Sophie: Never stop trying.
Sophie’s interview was conducted over email in January 2018. The interview was parent-facilitated and edited for spelling and grammar only.