Reign Edwards explains her journey from 'The Bold and the Beautiful' to 'The Wilds.'

Reign Edwards explains her journey from 'The Bold and the Beautiful' to 'The Wilds.' ...

It''s time for a brand new episode of Collider Ladies Night with one of the shows very talented cast members. We were fortunate enough to have Mia Healey on Season 1, and now it''s time to focus on Reign Edwards in Season 2.

Edwards Rachel is a strong character in one of Season 1''s greatest cliffhangers. Rachel is stunned by a shark in the finale episode. Not only does she lose her hand during the encounter, but she also loses her sister, Nora (Helena Howard).

It''s difficult to imagine even bigger character difficulties to handle for an actor, but Edwards was ready for it. During our Collider Ladies Night discussion, we retraced her steps in the industry, revealing her specific backgrounds and production experiences, allowing her to do what she needed to do to fulfill her dreams. That included driving her cross-country to Los Angeles, and also making sure Edwards understood the required work ethic. Here''s how she used it:

I remember seeing my mom up front about it. She was like, If you want this, youre gonna have to work extremely hard for it. There are tens of thousands of people who are trying to do the same thing, so you must ensure that you have all of these skills and experience. It was also going to take a long time to go to school, and then go back to school the next day. So having that understanding

I was grateful because my mother was kind, and she was like, If you want this, then you will have to be extremely hard to work with it. There are tens of thousands of people that are willing to do the same thing, so you must ensure that you have all of them, exactly. It''s going to take a long time to get there. It''s a lot of work and effort. I remember going to school and then returning to school the next day. So

Edwards started her career by producing over 250 episodes of the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful on CBS. Despite her factual evolution, Edwards certainly did walk away from that with some significant tools in her acting toolkit, although making the move to shows like MacGyver and Snowfall was still in a tight seat.

I was like, Man, I am so much more willing to learn my lines if I want, and then it gives me more time to do character work in the long run. And then, when I got to the theater and saw the movie Hell Fest I did, I thought, "We were there" and I was like, "Why did I come back here and say goodbye?" So when I saw the movie Hell Fest I did, I realized that it was a lot easier than I had planned.

I was like, Man, I am so much more willing to learn my lines like that, but then it gives me more time to do character work if I want. But when I remember the day I went home, I thought, I was going to my hotel room and I was feeling so sorry. So, when I was in primetime, I realized that it was so tough to stay awake because I had a baby, crying all day, and then I went home and be like, did that. So in primetime, you have to stop

In Season 2 of The Wilds, Edwards appears to devote every ounce of herself to exploring Rachel''s grief and her desire for faith and hope. I have sisters myself, so I think to kind of walk a fine line of living in the world of imagining them not being with you.

Rachel is consumed for much of the season, so that she never actually addresses her other loss, the loss of her hand. No, it may not be something Rachel directly discusses with other Dawn of Eve characters, but the effects that loss is having on her is evident. Edwards explained how she describes it:

It was interesting because when Sarah Pidgeon asked me one day on set, she was like, "Oh, I think that she would do something differently," so I realized that she had no choice but to do things. And because of her sheer desire to have both hands, she was also more able to do things than having it. "It''s true that when Rachel comes to her house, she''s also capable of having a hand." "I think she would, for example, do anything differently, and i''m

Because the focus was more on Nora, but we didn''t really talk about her hand and why it was for her. I kind of found it in Season 1 Rachel as, and she now feels it as, because she''s actually capable of doing things, and therefore she has to do things differently than others. This is why she, for example, was pretty adamant. She was kind of adamantly glad that she was capable of doing things more, even if she was not.

Are you keen to hear more from Edwards? There is a lot more from where this came from! In a video at the top of this article, you can see the Edwards Collider Ladies Night episode, or you can listen to the uncut conversation in a podcast form below:

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