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Phil Collins ‘very proud’ of daughter Lily’s singing in new film

Lilly Collins & Phil Collins
Lilly Collins & Phil Collins

Rocker Phil Collins was left beaming with satisfaction after his actress daughter Lily surprised him by singing in her new film Guidelines Do not Apply.

The Mirror Mirror star reveals she did not inform her father she was going to be displaying off her vocals in Warren Beatty’s 1950s-set drama beforehand, so he obtained a nice shock when Lily confirmed him the trailer for the primary time.

“I did not inform him I used to be doing it (singing) till I despatched him the trailer…,” she shared. “So I despatched him the latest trailer of simply me singing, and he acquired again and he was like, ‘Ugh, totally fabulous!’ He was very proud; he was actually, actually excited.”

Within the movie, Lily performs Marla, a Christian ingenue that’s been delivered to Hollywood by the enigmatic Howard Hughes (Warren) however earlier than she has an opportunity at assembly her benefactor, Marla finally ends up bonding along with her driver Frank, as portrayed by Alden Ehrenreich.

And whereas Lily beloved performing because the character, she admits that she was a ball of nerves earlier than taking pictures her music scenes, in addition to performing the title music, The Guidelines Don’t Apply, written by Lorraine Feather and Eddie Arkin.

“It was actually enjoyable,” she smiled. “At first I used to be slightly nervous as a result of we sang dwell, however the factor is that my character is a songwriter, not a singer, so if my voice cracked or I acquired nervous, then it was fantastic, ‘trigger Marla’s would have.”

And the 27-year-old has additionally not too long ago shared that she’s going to soar on the alternative to indicate off her singing chops once more the long run.

“I’d like to do a musical film at one level perhaps. It’s positively one thing that’s a part of me and the way I grew up, however yeah, I’d like to strive it once more,” smiled Lily to LatinoReview beforehand.

Guidelines Don’t Apply, which additionally stars Annette Bening and Matthew Broderick, hits theatres on the finish of November.

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