Billie Eilish is best-known for her sultry vocals and award-winning songwriting skills, but now, she is delving into the world of acting.
Eilish makes a surprise appearance in new Prime Video series, Swarm, which follows a young fan named Dre (played by Dominique Fishback) who becomes increasingly obsessed with her favorite singer.
She stars alongside Chloe Bailey, Paris Jackson, Damon Idris and more, and Eilish’s fans are all saying the same thing about her acting debut.
Warning, spoilers below!
Eilish plays the character of Eva, a cult-leader who Dre meets in the fourth episode of the seven-part series which dropped on Friday (March 17). In a trailer shared on Thursday (March 16), we see Eva asking Dre personal then creepy questions and Eilish’s fans are taking to social media to praise her acting skills.
“I’m currently watching Swarm on Amazon Prime and Billie Eilish’s performance is actually giving not gonna lie,” wrote one fan.
“Okay but Billie Eilish on Swarm?????? She ate,” wrote another.
“How do I get Billie Eilish in Scream 7 like she was way too good in Swarm,” another wrote.
“But also Billie Eilish should step into the acting game seriously because she’s GOOD???” said another fan.
Her co-star Dominique Fishback also praised Billie for her performance, writing: “That girl @billieeilish you’re so amazing in this. So impressed and incredibly honored to be your first scene partner !!!!”
The series, written by Donald Glover and Janine Nabers, is already getting rave reviews.
WATCH NOW Swarm is streaming on Amazon Prime Video now.
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