Lily Collins is ‘grateful’ to Paris for allowing her show Emily In Paris to be filmed there: ‘Shooting at the top of the Eiffel Tower will go down in the books’
Lily Collins said she feels ‘very grateful to the city of Paris’ for allowing her show, Emily in Paris, to film there.
The 33-year-old actress played Emily Cooper in the hit Netflix series Emily in Paris, and Lily has relished the experience of filming in the French capital.
‘I mean, shooting at the top of the Eiffel Tower will definitely go down in the books of something I never thought that I would get to say that I’ve done, let alone do, and it was just a real joy,’ she remarked to Entertainment Weekly.
She sparkles: Lily Collins shared how grateful she is to the city of Paris for allowing her show to film there, seen at the NYC premiere of Emily in Paris on December 16
Thanks Paris! ‘And I feel very, very grateful to the city of Paris for opening up the city to us and allowing us to film in all of these iconic locations,’ added the beauty
‘And I feel very, very grateful to the city of Paris for opening up the city to us and allowing us to film in all of these iconic locations,’ added the beauty.
‘It makes the show the show and we’re so grateful.’
Lily also revealed that she would love to see her on-screen character remain in Paris, rather than moving elsewhere in search of love.
The actress told the site: ‘I would want to continue exploring Paris and have all the experiences.
She did that: The 33-year-old said that wants her character to continue to explore Paris in the following seasons of her show
Gal pals: The star also said that she has been inspired by her character’s ‘bold’ style; seen on December 15 in NYC
‘Also, it’s not a bad place to be knowing that there’s a train ride away to many other countries.
‘So I would definitely want to stay in Paris and explore all the other countries that were nearby and pop over for an adventure somewhere.’
Meanwhile, Lily previously admitted to being inspired by her character’s style. The brunette beauty explained that she admired the ‘boldness’ of Emily.
She said: ‘I think Emily’s boldness of choice and not being afraid of mixing things has rubbed off on me.’
Parisian at heart: The beauty mentioned that there are so many other places just a train ride away from Paris and she’d love to see her character have new adventures there
Lily has always been passionate about fashion. However, starring in the show has made her even more courageous.
She explained: ‘I always loved fashion growing up, so I’ve never been afraid of it, but I’ve just not always thought it would work on me.
‘Throwing in those little influences here and there — Emily encourages me to do it more.’
A real life Emily: The actress remarked about how playing Emily has made her more courageous when it comes to her fashion decisions