Lily Collins returned to work on Sunday as filming continued on the French Riviera for the highly anticipated second season of Emily In Paris.
The Netflix show joined the millennial BBC drama Normal People and insane documentary Tiger King as one of the 40’s biggest TV hits after it launched in October 2020.
And with season two slated to air later this year, Principal Lady Lily, 32, stepped into Emily’s early designer shoes for another scene in sunny Saint Tropez.
Here we go: Lily Collins returned to work on Sunday as filming continued on the French Riviera for the highly anticipated second season of Emily In Paris
Sporting a light floral minidress, the daughter actress of Genesis star Phil Collins was in high spirits while being prepped for her next scene by a group of assistants.
She added to the fashion-conscious Emily’s seasonal look with a patterned summer hat, while a very distinctive handbag rounded off things.
Obviously happy with the character’s latest set, Lily took a series of cheerful selfies as she slowed down on the outside set between takes.
Optimistic: The actress was in a good mood as she slowed down on the Saint Tropez set between takes
Don’t Bother: Sporting a light floral minidress, the daughter actress of Genesis star Phil Collins was in high spirits as she was prepped for her next scene by a group of assistants.
Say Cheese: Visibly pleased with the character’s latest set, Lily took a series of cheerful selfies while relaxing on the outdoor set
Lily stars in Emily In Paris, a native of Chicago who moves to Paris for work.
Once there, she tries to professionalize herself and make new friendships while fighting culture shock.
Although several critics found the show charming, many criticized it for being light and narrow-minded in its comparison of American Midwest values to French values.
It was hugely successful, however, with 58 million households airing the show in its first month on the air.
Success: The first season of Emily In Paris was a huge success, with 58 million households airing the show in its first month on the air
Picture perfect: The actress smiled as she posed for some photos taken by herself on Sunday
Finishing touches: She added to the seasonal look of fashion-conscious Emily with a patterned summer hat, while a very distinctive handbag completed things.
Better: Lily took the weight off her feet while waiting to be called for another scene
Let’s Talk: She spent the time chatting with a co-star on the outdoor set
The series was the subject of controversy earlier this year when it was nominated for Best Television Series in the Musical or Comedy Division at the Golden Globes and Lily was nominated for Best Actress in the same division, while Much more critically acclaimed shows have been snubbed.
In February, the Los Angeles Times reported that 30 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that awards the Golden Globes, were flown to France for a two-night stay at a $ 1,400-per-night hotel and treated with a visit to a renowned private museum.
When the Golden Globe nominations were announced, several critics criticized the organization for delivering acclaimed shows, including Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You in support of Emily In Paris.
Natural beauty: Lily caught the eye as she relaxed in the shade on Sunday
In the center of the scene: the actress plays the main character of Emily In Paris, originally from Chicago who moves to Paris to work
Get the message: Lily appeared to check her phone while filming the second season of the hit show
In October, Lily revealed to Glamor that she used to severely pluck her eyebrows in high school, before her mother, Jill Tavelman, told her to fire her.
Now, she does all the maintenance herself in order to prevent anyone from slimming down on her recognizable feature.
“ I do everything myself – I just look in a magnifying mirror, take the tweezers and follow the line. I don’t let anyone touch them, ”she explained.
“I really think less is more and I like to waste them. But to be honest, I do maintenance every night.
Covered: The actress then donned an elegant beige-colored dress as she walked across the set
In good company: She was joined by a bodyguard, the two covering their faces with face masks in accordance with current health and safety guidelines.