The second season of Runaways is now on Hulu and with it, some intense action sequences right out of the gate. One of the scenes, in particular, features Nico Minoru (Lyrica Okano) as tries to retrieve a certain item.
Okano recently sat down with TVLine to talk about the big fight sequence in the second episode of the new season.
WARNING: Light spoilers about Runaways season two up ahead. Proceed with caution if you have yet to watch the first few episodes.
In the second episode of the season Okano's Nico Minoru goes back home — with the aid of Karolina (Ginny Garnder) and Molly (Allegra Acosta) —to try and retrieve the Staff of One from her mother Tina (Brittany Ishibashi). As expected, the fight doesn't go over too well for the squad of Runaways.
The scene ends with Tina knocking Molly into the family pool and then using the Staff of One to freeze the water over, nearly killing Molly. Nico and Karolina are eventually able to get Tina to unfreeze the pool to save their friend.
According to Okano, Nico's first goal of the season is to get the Staff of One back in her possession, at any cost necessary.
"I mean, she needs to get her Staff of One back — that’s definitely her first goal,"
As the vast majority of us would think, Okano agrees that Tina Minoru acted out of line in the fight, proving the character will go to extreme lengths for The Pride.
"Yeah. Of course," Okano continued. "I think everyone already knows this about Tina, but she has no mercy in her bones — and Nico has never expected any from her, so I don’t think she’s very surprised."
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Both seasons of Runaways