Greer Grammer has launched to fame as the star of Netflix‘s sexy new thriller Deadly Illusions, but confused viewers have slammed the film, branding it the ‘worst’ thing they’ve ever seen.
The 29-year-old, who is the daughter of Kelsey Grammer and Barrie Buckner, plays Grace, a seemingly innocent nanny hired by Mary (Kristin Davis), a best-selling novelist suffering from writer’s block, and her husband Tom (Dermot Mulroney).
The film has been dominating Netflix’s Top 10 charts since it debuted last week, and after quickly rising the ranks, it is now the number one movie on the streaming platform.
However, with its off-the-wall plot and gratuitous sex scenes, some viewers are taking to Twitter to call it a waste of time, insisting the film is better suited for Lifetime than Netflix.
Big role: Greer Grammer is the star of the new Netflix thriller Deadly Illusions
Role: The 29-year-old plays Grace, a seemingly innocent nanny hired by Mary (Kristin Davis), a best-selling novelist suffering from writer’s block
‘Deadly Illusions [is] probably the WORST s**t Netflix ever came out with,’ one woman tweeted, while another replied: ‘I was watching like… did @netflix really spend any money on this film… should have been on Lifetime.’
‘I just watched Deadly Illusions on Netflix… I honestly might cancel my subscription all together,’ someone else wrote.
While there were a number of harsh reviews from viewers, there were some people who were just baffled by the psychological thriller. They admitted that they’re not even entirely sure what happened at the end of the film.
‘Just finished watching Deadly illusions on Netflix, and all I can say is what the hell was that,’ one Twitter user commented.
‘NONE OF IT MAKES SENSE SO ANNOYING,’ someone else griped.
Success: The film has been dominating Netflix’s Top 10 charts since it debuted last week, and after quickly rising the ranks, it is now the number one movie on the streaming platform
Yikes: Despite it’s popularity, people are taking to Twitter to slam the movie, claiming it’s ‘the worst thing’ they’ve ever seen
‘Based on my friend’s recommendation, I’m watching the best awful movie ever on Netflix: DEADLY ILLUSIONS with Kristin Davis, some dried up former hunky actor & Greer Grammer,’ one person commented. ‘What kind of employer takes her nanny bra shopping?’
‘I just watched Deadly Illusions and immediately hopped online with questions, of course. The consensus online seems to be that it’s bad?’ someone else wrote. ‘I enjoyed it while I was watching it but it definitely left me confused.’
Greer, who graduated from the University of Southern California, followed in her famous father’s footsteps with her first on-screen role in iCarly in 2010. Prior to Deadly illusions, she was best known for playing Lissa Miller on MTV’s series Awkward.
The actress stepped out of her comfort zone to play the role of Grace, which included dark and intimate scenes with her costars.
However, there were fans who enjoyed the flick and actually relished how bad they thought it was.
On the edge: Greer, who has been acting since 2010, stepped out of her comfort zone to play the role of Grace, which included dark and intimate scenes with her costars
Role model: Greer praised her co-star Kristin, 56, for making her feel comfortable on set and showing her how to be mindful of her boundaries when filming sex scenes
Acting is in her genes! Greer is the daughter of Kelsey Grammer and Barrie Buckner. She is pictured with her father in 2017 (left) and her mom in 2015 (right)
‘I loved the idea of doing it and pushing myself further because I loved that and always wanted to be taken a little more seriously,’ she told KGET. ‘But I think there were moments on set where I was like, “Whoa. I actually have to do this.”
‘It is different to read it in a script and view it from the eyes of somebody else,’ she explained. ‘When I was filming it, I was on board to do it but it was just so different than anything I had done before.’
Greer praised her co-star Kristin, 56, for making her feel comfortable on set and showing her how to be mindful of her boundaries when filming sex scenes.
‘I felt so safe in all of the scenarios and everyone felt so comfortable with everything we were portraying,’ she said.
‘Kristin is amazing for so many reasons, but she was on a show called Sex in the City for years. So she is not a newbie to sexual scenes or sex in movies and how to shoot it where I very much was.’
She added: ‘Kristin was really good at being comfortable but also very firm at what she was going to do, which made it very easy for me to also have my boundaries.’