PS2. Plus, by killing Rhian, Villanelle once again becomes irreplaceable. She does not want to kill anymore, but this was between her life or Rhian's life and that is an easy choice to make. I thought it was interesting she did it in clear view of CCTV cameras. All content copyright 2011-2020, This site uses cookies to track and store data. Rhian had all but given up at that point. We don't have to indulge our "dark" sides but we don't have to hate on ourselves for it either. Be sure to follow her on Twitter. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I think that's what they've tried to show us this year. With Villanelle losing her lust for killing, could Rhian take over her duties and finally make the show’s title come true?

Also anyone think that maybe V needs to stop beating herself up for her past? And if you think about it, it relates to their positions in the books. The way V tells Eve to go, then turns them around gracefully and hands her the paper and insists Eve doesn’t argue. Killing Eve season 3 episode 7 begs the question Many say she was distracted and in her own world, but are we sure? If you’ve ever looked at a glass and dreamed of being able to send it hurtling towards the nearest wall as a way to release some rage without being judged, you’ll relate. then V kills her, even if deep down she doesn’t want to. This article was written by Jessica Carter. Chicago PD interview: EP Rick Eid on Atwater’s big story, Burgess & Ruzek. Eve has had a spark of darkness in her that scared her. V was clearly exhausted of talking/thinking about anything... deathly assassin-related and wanted to, at that moment, simply shoot the personal shit with Eve for a brief moment.

said that a teaser for next season is "change is possible", so maybe you're onto something. By visiting this site, you consent to have cookie data stored. I feel Helene has seriously underestimated V. I saw a very interesting comment talking about how V provoked Rhian to start the fight as she knew she was on CCTV and wanted to make it look like it was sort of self defense when Helene watches it.

The Twelve have other plans for her though – death, namely, at the hands of her very own mentee. When I watched the episode, I was under the impression she was trying to not let Rhian see that she was with Eve (and using the other dancers to block Rhian from seeing who V was dancing with). I’ve seen a few theories about why V killed Rhian, but while watching the dancing scene, right after Eve tells V about Dasha killing Niko and blaming it on her; I think V DID hear it, and she reacted to it. Press J to jump to the feed. and possibly annoyance that Eve is bringing up “business” when V is really just worn out and wants to talk to Eve on a personal level, which is why she redirects the conversation.

Yes. A great subtitled new meme for when you want to get your point across in both words and Irina’s furious facial expression. PS. She is a trained assassin. With Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia.

You can see Villanelle becoming increasingly frustrated over just how cold and emotionless Rhian seems to be while on the job.

It's like Oksana can't dance, but Villanelle can tango! No bullshit. She accompanies Hélène (Camille Cottin) to a meeting with Villanelle and sits wordlessly but intimidatingly in the background.

(Photo: BBC America.). Villanelle and Oksana had a meeting this year and I think Oksana won. She seems to just think of being an assassin as a job; meanwhile, Villanelle likes to relish in the fashion, the performance, and everything else. She clearly reacts to the news (Jodie gives us a prominent expression, as she often does), kind of like “of course Dasha would do that” and possibly annoyance that Eve is bringing up “business” when V is really just worn out and wants to talk to Eve on a personal level, which is why she redirects the conversation. She is a liability. Killing Eve S3, E7 'Killing Eve' Must-Watch Moment: Villanelle Meets Rhian "You're only as good as your last kill." The Twelve’s faith in Villanelle seems to be wavering after her last kill didn’t go as smoothly as it should have and it looks like they could be preparing Rhian to take over her spot.

Blue Bloods season 11: Check out another behind-the-scenes peek! The ferocious method of the kill was also a message. like the past before Eve met V. my fav interpretation is V knows Eve talking about Niko is just Eve tryna deflect her real feelings, and they have better things to talk about. That was my interpretation of that moment. Almost the entirety of this video is used to set up the dynamic between the two. The Amazing Race 32 episode 4 preview: What’s ahead in Paraguay? Minutes later, though, a devastating call comes through – Mo’s been murdered.

Sally Woodward Gentle (maybe?) © 2020 NME is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. Fiona Shaw in ‘Killing Eve’ season three. Or will she get rid of her rival and take her place in her and Eve’s constant game of cat-and-mouse?

Rhian was an assassin for The Twelve. Somehow, by the end of the episode, she’s back in London and cackling away in her hospital bed next to Konstantin, who’s just had a heart attack. As the former KGB agent lies prone on the damp ground, Villanelle leans into the man’s face and hisses at him to run away.

This is totally how it was and is. The pair head up to Aberdeen for what Dasha thinks is a mission to take out an American businessman while he’s enjoying a spot of golf, and Villanelle lures him into a thicket by acting as a Scottish damsel in distress – or at least someone who can’t find their golf ball. She heard Eve, and I’m sure that face she made was her reaction to the realization that the 12 know about Eve and her, or at least that they ordered that kill (even if it wasn’t direct). Notice her Villanelle persona kicks in right before she turns to hold Rhian. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. She forces herself to do it because she knows Rhian saw her with Eve and that will make Eve a weakness of Villanelle, which I’m sure they are already aware of, but not so much that they are back together (she didn’t want that info to make it to Helene). For some more news on Killing Eve in video form, check out our take on what could lie ahead below! And so, Cuba is off the cards for now and Irina is stuck in a detention centre in Moscow for the foreseeable. I think she chooses to exist in peace with Eve for a little while she can rather than getting embroiled in the mess which is swirling around them outside of the ballroom. We edge a little bit closer this week as Eve (Sandra Oh) gets close to Villanelle’s (Jodie Comer) trail and Mo (Raj Bajaj) finds some strong evidence that could take down a colleague – or take his life.

Anybody else feel that there was still some of the old Villanelle present when she killed Rhian? Just like she played with Rhian, acting like an annoying kid, and then got serious... Villanelle has sharp senses.

I thought she killed Rhian so that she wouldn't have to go to Helene (who I suppose is not very happy about the failed killing of the american). In episode six, it seemed like Konstantin (Kim Bodnia) and Irina (Yuli Lagodinsky) were going to come good on their plan to run away to Cuba and escape The Twelve and Irina’s future step-dad. His boss forgets about the bath she’s been running, leaving it to flood the bathroom and provoke her daughter’s ire. Oksana needs to realize it's okay to let Villanelle loose when she's needed and I think with Rhian's kill she came close to realizing that. I thought V still had that stimulated feral look in her eyes after she kicked her onto the tracks and then once the train killed her. What’s one of the bigger problems? I saw it as annoyance too but after having a rewatch I think hearing the news about Dasha trying to kill Niko also adds to the guilt V feels about ruining Eve's life, hence she asks "do you ever think of the past?"

I just noticed, V started physically provoking Rhian (tickling her) just when train was coming, meaning platform was about to clear out. She probably would not have survived, I think Helene and The Twelve want her gone by now. Credit: Sid Gentle/BBC America.

She was Oksana with Eve and Villanelle with Rhian, she even knows how to dance for a moment. As it turns out, she’s not – not even after Eve finds her and stands on her chest, watching her gasp for breath.

Then at the subway station, she acts like an overactive kid and provokes her, and when Rhian pins her to the wall she tells her: keep thinking the universe has someone else lined up for you. I think people underestimate Villanelle’s intelligence. Notice her Villanelle persona kicks in right before she turns to hold Rhian. She keeps up the ruse that she’s going to smash the man’s skull in with her golf club til the last second, swinging at Dasha instead right as he turns around. At the top of this week’s episode, we’re introduced to a brand new assassin hired by The Twelve, Rhian (Alexandra Roach). As this season begins to wrap up, it seems safe to bet the final episode will feature some kind of big showdown. I also don’t know why people think V didn’t hear Eve tell her Dasha framed V for Niko. Also, remember to stick around in the event you want some other news on the series. It made it look like Rhian attacked her first and she just took steps to stop it. Maybe she needs to learn that she can be Villanelle if she absolutely needs to but live her life as Oksana. Killing Eve season 3 finale sneak peek: Villanelle vs. Rhian Killing Eve May 26, 2020 We may still have a handful of days to go until the Killing Eve season 3 finale, but one thing already feels certain: It’s going to … She was protecting her, and her thought process is exactly how you said it.

I agree with this. 1 History 1.1 Early Life 1.2 Murdering Mo 1.3 Death 2 Personality 3 Relationships 3.1 Professional 4 Career 5 Notes and Trivia 6 Gallery 7 Memorable Quotes 8 Appearances 9 References Nothing is known about Rhian's early life. People made an effort to make her like she is, but it also IS a part of her. Just my humble opinion. **Spoilers for 'Beautiful Monster' below**. When she gets Mo’s message that he’s found evidence Paul (Steve Pemberton) is working for The Twelve, Carolyn (Fiona Shaw) is delighted. I think she killed Rhian not because she called her all those things, but because she was trying to protect Eve, which parallels with the theme of the finale. It leaves the perfect fertile ground for season 4. Well that final kick was more of an assault than a self-defense move, though. Who is Rhian – the new assassin of The Twelve, seemingly primed to take over from Jodie Comer's Villanelle? Don't miss the 'Killing Eve' season finale on Sunday at 9/8c on BBC America.