Her name is pronounced "SOF-EYE-AH," not "SO-FEE-AH." That is the first thing I learned when I met Sophia Myles for an exclusive interview with Blogcritics. Blogcritics also interviewed her Moonlight costars — Alex O'Loughlin (Mick), Jason Dohring (Josef), and Eric Winter (Ben, a new character). Her show, Moonlight, which beat out Gossip Girl for a People's Choice Award, premieres four new episodes, four weeks in a row, starting April 25th at 9PM on CBS.
Sophia works hard on Moonlight, the average day being 17 hours with lots of night scenes. But it's worth it. Sophia is blown away by the strong fan base--she just loves them! She was so impressed by how dedicated her fans are. Many of them were actually willing to donate blood to the American Red Cross to get a second season.
Unlike many of her costars, Sophia is not a huge fan of the vampire genre. She said, "I just don't see how drinking blood is sexy."
Many Most women would disagree. She does however like the idea of immortality. It just interests her more. She's much more interested in science fiction. In fact, she has a new movie coming out called, Outlander. It's a science fiction movie with vikings.
Sophia's character, Beth, has a major thing for Alex's character, Mick. Don't worry, Alex lovers, both actors insist their relationship will stay platonic. Sophia says that Alex is the best acting partner (although, her dream acting partner is Christian Bale) and is really like an older brother. Some days, much to many girls' dismay, they have as long as twenty hours together. As for her character's relationship with Mick, she just doesn't see a happy future. There are problems with a vampire falling for a mortal: they can't have kids and Beth would grow old, while Mick wouldn't. It's just so complicated. She's unsure if she wants Beth to be a vampire. In the opener on the 25th, there will be a love triangle between Ben, Beth, and Mick. Sophia is unsure who is better for Beth, though. She was very clear on one thing: "I would not recommend to any girl to like a vampire."