“Crazily enough, I made a movie in quarantine.”
A few months back, in the midst of lockdown life at home in L.A., Emmy Raver-Lampman received a text from actor friend Luke Baines: “Hey, crazy idea. Can I give you a call?”
Raver-Lampman’s immediate response? “Absolutely.”
The call revealed Baines had, in just four days, written a script during quarantine, and was looking to make the movie while in lockdown, with each actor filming themselves at home, doing their own sound, lighting, sets, costumes, etc.
“We were just like, ‘F–k it. Why not? What else are we doing?’” Raver-Lampman says. “It was really good to feel artistic in that sense again. And there were moments where it was a really, really, good distraction. I feel like the noise and the chaos of everything that’s happening right now, it kind of gave me a grounding thing for a week.”
Raver-Lampman, 31, is