Tracy Flick walked so Honor might run. Angourie Rice stars as Honor within the Paramount+ film Honor Society. Honor is decided to get into an Ivy League faculty and goes to nice lengths to attain a suggestion from her steering counselor. She concocts a plan to take down her prime 3 rivals in a transfer that Tracy Flick from Election might have tried again in her highschool days.
Angourie famous that she was nicely conscious of the Tracy Flick vitality in Honor Society. “I like Election and I rewatched the film in preparation,” Angourie informed HollywoodLife in the course of the movie’s press junket. “Tracy Flick is, I believe, implausible. An enormous inspiration for Honor, I’m positive, and for me as nicely.”
Honor is formidable, brutally sincere, and intensely aggressive. Nevertheless, over the course of the movie, Honor’s powerful shell begins to melt, particularly when she begins to fall for her largest competitors, performed by Stranger Issues star Gaten Matarazzo.
“She feels very susceptible round him,” Angourie stated. “He’s the one one who sees by means of her facade. What I like concerning the scenes between Honor and Michael is that it’s the primary time she barely seems on the digital camera. She forgets to as a result of she doesn’t want to speak to somebody and reveal her true self to the digital camera as a result of she feels that method round Michael.”
The Australian actress sees plenty of herself in Honor. “Elements of myself that I like and that I’m pleased with like ambition and dedication and all of that, but in addition issues that I don’t wish to not acknowledge like struggling to be susceptible and issues like that,” Angourie continued. “She actually has this wall up, and he or she places on a efficiency for everybody. I type of actually associated to that. I believe anybody who goes by means of highschool or adolescence can relate to that.”
Armani Jackson and Amy Keum, who play Honor’s different rivals Travis and Kennedy, revealed that each one essential characters get their likelihood to shine within the movie. “Every character actually does open up in a method and present that true, deep ardour or that deep deep inside facet of themselves that up till we see it within the film I don’t suppose they’ve ever actually gotten to share,” Amy informed HollywoodLife.
Travis additionally famous, “It’s good to see each character will get some backstory. Typically there’ll be characters that are available in, and so they do one thing, however you by no means actually get to listen to about them or what they got here from or what their purpose is. So I believe it’s good that every character has their very own arc, every character has their very own begin and end spot. I believe it’s additionally nice that it’s a type of a shock. These different characters won’t appear off the bat if you’re about to look at the movie. They’ve bought a ton to them, after which when you begin watching, you’re like, oh, these children’ character developments are literally very in-depth. It’s not all what it appears.” Honor Society will premiere solely on Paramount+ on July 29.