On the first day of shooting a new film version of Jane Austen's Emma, the woman in the titular role, 23-year-old Anya Taylor-Joy, decided to quit.

It was January 2019, the actress raised in Argentina and London was in a taxi home, and her mind was turning over the 24 skins she had slipped into since her breakout role as Thomasin, a girl believed by her Puritan family to be possessed by the devil, in 2015's critically acclaimed 17th-century folk-horror film The Witch.

Among them were the sexually abused teenager Casey, who gets kidnapped by a serial killer (James McAvoy)

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