She’s the only daughter of Hollywood’s once coolest couple — Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz. Yet, Zoë Kravitz claims her famous parents are anything but that. “It ’s just something I never really associated with them,“ she says, “They‘re funny, they‘re nerdy. They geek out!“
Despite a ten year on-screen career that ‘s taken in box-office budgets like X-Men: First Class, Divergent, and indie films like The Road Within, Dope, Yelling To The Sky, the 28-year-old seemed to have struggled to make a name for herself beyond the shadow of her famous family. Until now, that is. A breakthrough role in the new HBO series, Big Little Lies alongside an all-star cast with Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley is poised to propel Zoë beyond the shadow of her celebrated moniker.
Partly due to her quietly powerful performance, it ’s a gripping, shocking drama that ’s already winning rave reviews. Here, Zoë talks personal mis- judgement and why this is her most mature work yet. She also chats about her past, coping with her parents’ fame and why celebrity has never been her goal.
Let’s begin with Big Little Lies — What a great series to be a part of!
I think it ’s one of the most important pieces of work I ’ve been a part of, in regards to humanity and character and perception we have of each other. We