MILAN — “We’ll see if I die.” No panic — this is just the normal thought of a star of a popular Netflix show. While she will start filming the next series of “Ozark” in May, Julia Garner is regularly checking with the show’s runner if her character Ruth Langmore will survive or not. “He says I’m not [dying], but we will see.”
Garner was in Milan on Wednesday to celebrate the launch of the Pirelli 2019 calendar, mainly shot in Miami by legendary photographer Albert Watson. Garner is one of the four female protagonists of the iconic calendar, along with Laetitia Casta, Misty Copeland and Gigi Hadid.
“I was in the middle of shooting episode nine or 10 for season two [of ‘Ozark’] when I was doing this and I was so worried because I looked so ugly in ‘Ozark‘. I was saying to myself ‘how will I look good for Pirelli?’” said Garner, referring to the sloppy and dirty look of her character. “Jason Bateman [‘Ozark’s’ protagonist] actually asked me if I was going to be in a racing car for Pirelli.”
Misty Copeland in the Pirelli 2019 Calendar
In Watson’s images, which the photographer described as “cinematic, since they were also