Daisy Edgar-Jones shipped out DJ decks working on ‘Where The Crawdads Sing’

"She's so rad"

Where The Crawdads Sing star Daisy Edgar-Jones shipped out DJ decks and put on shows for the cast, according to one co-star.

The Normal People actress takes on the lead role in the upcoming adaptation of Delia Owens’ 2018 bestselling novel.

However, fellow star Taylor John Smith has spoken on Edgar-Jones’ love for DJing, revealing she taught him how to spin decks.

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“It was phenomenal,” he told the PA news agency at the MTV Movie and TV Awards (via Irish News). “[Daisy’s] so funny when you’re not working that you forget how brilliant of an actor she is.

'Where The Crawdads Sing'
‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ with Daisy Edgar-Jones and Taylor John Smith. CREDIT: Sony Pictures/TCD/Prod.DB / Alamy Stock Photo

“It was a great experience. I didn’t feel like we had any tough days, it was just enjoyable, every moment.”

Smith added: “She was teaching me how to spin decks and DJ in our off time, she’s so rad. She shipped them out from the UK and was full-on DJ-ing in our apartment.”

He went on to reveal they also had film nights and nature walks, and said he would work with Edgar-Jones again “in a heartbeat” and do it “for free”.

Where The Crawdads Sing also stars Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt and David Strathairn, and has been produced by Reese Witherspoon.

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The film has also generated talk because it features a new song from Taylor Swift called ‘Carolina’, which has been previewed in the film’s trailers.

Speaking about her relationship with the film, Swift previously said: “Where The Crawdads Sing is a book I got absolutely lost in when I read it years ago. As soon as I heard there was a film in the works starring the incredible Daisy Edgar Jones and produced by the brilliant Reese Witherspoon, I knew I wanted to be a part of it from the musical side.

“I wrote the song ‘Carolina’ alone and asked my friend Aaron Dessner to produce it. I wanted to create something haunting and ethereal to match this mesmerising story.”

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