Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy on Met Gala, ‘The Menu’ with Jimmy Fallon

Anya Taylor-Joy says Jimmy Fallon “saved her life” at the Met Gala.

“It was my first and only time, and I was wearing a really heavy dress,” Taylor-Joy added.

“At the end of the night, I’m at the top of the stairs when Hailee Steinfeld walks past me in a three-train outfit. Oh, I’ll die on the Met stairs, darling. You literally dragged me out of it like God’s Hand.”

Taylor-Joy appeared on the show to promote her new film, The Menu, which opens Friday.

“You were really lovely, you said ‘I’m Jimmy, good to meet you,’” Taylor-Joy said.

Taylor-Joy, born in Miami and raised in Buenos Aires and London, broke through in The Queen’s Gambit. She stars in The Menu, a restaurant parody. The supper at Hawthorn, an expensive restaurant on a Pacific Northwest island, takes an unexpected turn.

The narrative revolves around Taylor-character. Joy’s

She told The Tonight Show she started acting after being taken onstage at a Beach Boys performance. When requested to model, she showed scouts video of her “shredding” on a guitar at a gig.

She told Fallon that she pantomimed to prove she could act.

Taylor-Joy discussed The Menu.

“In the film, a couple joins an exclusive island restaurant. Things go wrong rapidly for the 1% of the 1%. It’s hilarious. Taylor-Joy has been utilising culinary jokes to get through her press trip.

The 26-year-old is one of Hollywood’s busiest actresses. She told Fallon she was Princess Peach, her Super Mario Brothers persona. She’ll star in 2024’s Mad Max Furiosa.

Taylor-Joy acted out genuine messages between food delivery drivers and consumers on The Tonight Show with Fallon.

Taylor-Joy has acted in three high-profile films this year, including The Northman and Amsterdam. Robert DeNiro, John David Washington, Rami Malek, and Margot Robbie starred.

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