ted lasso Premiered on Apple TV+ in 2020 and immediately became an unexpected hit for the streamer. The show stars Jason Sudeikis, who plays the wildly optimistic Ted Lasso alongside Hannah Welton, the mischievous AFC Richmond boss played by Hannah Waddingham. Although Waddingham’s role ted lasso It seems she is one of the most important, star has appeared in many other TV shows and movies that only hardcore fans know about.
Her Role in ‘Ted Lasso’ Was a Goddess
As previously mentioned, Waddingham plays Ted’s boss, who is out to destroy the AFC Richmond club. The motivation behind her plan is that she wants to get rid of the only thing her ex-husband cared about, the club. Rebecca got ownership of the club after divorcing her cheating husband because she believes he never cared for her.
She then hires a new coach from America who has zero knowledge of soccer. Rebecca gives Ted a tour of the grounds and unpreparedly takes him to a media press, in the hope that he will panic and say the wrong things on their first day. However, Ted proves he’s quick on his feet, and when that doesn’t work, Rebecca leaks some photos of Ted and Keely, in the hopes that it will ruin his reputation.
Along the way, Rebecca grows close to Keely, and they occasionally hang out and talk about life. She confides in Ted when she holds a fundraiser and her ex-husband shows up to take her away from his game. Rebecca tells Ted that she is the only person who knows her ex-husband more than anyone and knows about his other side which he hides from the world.
Waddingham recently revealed Entertainment Weekly that she revealed her role in the hit show on Apple TV+. When she read for the role, she half-heartedly thought her part would be disregarded because she didn’t see how the show could be filmed in the UK.
Therefore, it was surprising when Waddingham learned that ted lasso Will be filmed 20 minutes away from his home in London. Before landing her coveted role, the star said that it was a tough few months for her, and she stood on her lawn and asked the universe to bring her a unique role.
Soon after, she landed the role, but Waddingham still felt that audiences wouldn’t take her character as much, judging by the plot. However, as the show nears the end of its second season, Waddingham’s character resonates well with audiences who love him.
Waddingham has been in a few roles only true fans know.
Although Waddingham seems like a new actor, he has been in the acting business since 2008, with his first acting credits. how to lose friends and alienate people Elizabeth Maddox is playing. Since then, she appeared Into the Woods, Les Miserables, And winter ridge. He partnered with actor Anne Hathaway again in 2019 To struggle.
in 2015 ted lasso joined the star game of Thrones Played the role of the brutal ‘shame nun’ Septa Unella in its fifth season. Waddingham was the nun who paraded a naked Cersei around the city in shame and whom the wine later rode for those who cannot remember.
Hannah Weddingham has high hopes for Rebecca in the upcoming Ted Lasso season
Rebecca begins the series to destroy the Premier League club. However, by the time the first season was coming to an end, her priorities had changed that she wanted to win the championship. Although Waddingham’s character is portrayed as a no-nonsense boss, the actor hopes the writers will give Rebecca a more colorful perspective in the future.
The star also said that she hopes Rebecca will find calm and inner peace so that she can be “rich and happy in all the elements of life.”
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