Sneak Peek: Watch a Stuttering Sydney Sweeney With a Bold Halsey in the First Preview of ‘Americana’

Published 03/16/2023, 8:00 AM EDT

Sydney Sweeney has played pretty bold roles in her short yet magnificent career. On the one hand, she played the dumb blonde Cassie Howard in Euphoria while playing the sarcastic Olivia Mossbacher in The White Lotus, both of which got her Emmy nominations. But this time, she is in a whole new mode of stuttering with her upcoming release.

The 25-year-old had been working for a while with ‘Without Me’ singer Halsey on her ambitious project, Americana. As the film is approaching its premiere at the SXSW Film & TV Festival, its makers have released a sneak peek into one of the film’s scenes. While the preview looks promising, it presents the Euphoria star in a completely new avatar as compared to her previous roles.

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While the Reality actress has got a thing in her upcoming film, on the other hand, Halsey is in an all-new bold and scary look. The way she does not get intimidated or frazzled even when a gun digs into her back is what fans are loving in this sneak peek. The preview has intrigued the fans that what the film is all about; luckily, we have the answer.

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This Sydney Sweeney and Halsey starrer is a theft story

The story of the film revolved around the search for the fabled Lakota Native American Ghost Shirt. A group of individuals attempts to steal the shirt, and that creates chaos. The film is a darkly humorous thriller that follows the journey of these people attempting to steal the shirt, which is a legendary Native American artifact.

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The Everything Sucks actress is playing the role of a girl named Penny, who is a waitress by profession. She is trying to steal the shirt with a cowboy Lefty (Paul Walter Hauser). On the other hand, Halsey, who is also making her big screen debut with this film, is playing Mandy, who has the stolen shirt from her criminal boyfriend that stole it first.

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The commercial release date of the film is not final yet. However, there is good news for the fans of Euphoria actress. The Spokane native was praised a lot for her performance in Reality at the Berlinale. Hence, the fans cannot wait to watch her in this Tony Tost-directed film and have something to fangirl over. Meanwhile, makers of Reality, have announced its commercial release, with MK2 Films buying the rights.

What are your thoughts on the stuttering Sweeney in Americana? Tell us in the comments.

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Radhika Deshmukh

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Radhika Deshmukh is a writer at Netflix Junkie. She has completed her Bachelor's degree in Electronic Media and Mass Communication from Educational Multimedia Research Center, DAVV, Indore and is currently pursuing Masters in the same. Radhika has a keen interest in cinema and writing.

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