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Billie Eilish attends the Los Angeles premiere of Prime Video's "Swarm" at Lighthouse Artspace LA on March 14, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

Billie Eilish has made her acting debut in a role seemingly fit for the brooding songstress. In a sci-fi thriller series, out today (March 17) on Amazon Prime Video, Eilish stars as Eva in Swarm. The 21-year-old singer plays a hypnotist in the Donald Glover-created series.

Appearing in the fourth episode, Eva snaps her fingers and gets a young woman named Dre (Dominique Fishback) to change her name back from someone named Kayla. Once that’s accomplished, Billie’s character says to her, “Tell me something you regret.” As a tear rolls down Dre’s face, we then see a montage of Dre performing all sorts of dirty deeds — including wiping up a bloody crime scene. In the clip, Dre is usually in tears. Back in her office, Eva asks Dre, “Did you hurt someone?” When Dre responds with a yes, Billie’s character smiles and says, “Very good.”

The series follows Dre’s obsessions with one of the world’s biggest pop stars and forces her on a dark, twisted journey across the country. It seems obvious that the pop star at the center of the story, named Ni’Jah (Nirine S. Brown), has plenty in common with Beyoncé. Ni’Jah’s cult-like fanbase is called Swarm, very similar to Beyoncé’s BeyHive. The limited series will also feature Chloe Bailey, Damson Idris, Paris Jackson, Bryron Bowers, Kiersey Clemons, Rickey Thompson and Rory Culkin.

Billie Eilish's 10 Best Music Videos

Billie Eilish has put out her fair share of music videos since 2016, starting with her breakthrough single, “Ocean Eyes.” Since then, the now 21-year-old has created some of the most visually stunning videos any female artist her age has ever accomplished. Below, we have ranked her best 10 so far, in celebration of the singer’s birthday today (December 18).

  • 10. Lo Vas A Olvidar

    Billie Eilish and Rosalía’s angelic voices meld together in “Lo Vas A Olvidar,” in which Billie sings most of the song in Spanish. The music video is minimal, allowing the artists’ emotions to shine.

  • 9. bad guy

    Billie gets colorful in the music video for “bad guy,” emerging from a bright yellow backdrop. It all gets wackier from there, with Billie riding around with her squad in a tiny car, to decapitated heads in plastic bags filled with water, to dancing on a colorful carpet that’s reminiscent of The Big Comfy Couch.

  • 8. my future

    Sometimes the best music videos don’t involve real people at all, and that definitely applies to Billie’s “my future,” which shows us an adorable animated Billie in a forest in the pouring rain surrounded by little creatures. As the sun begins to breakthrough, the forest comes alive.

  • 7. when the party's over

    This video puts it’s sole focus on a cup of black liquid in an all-white room. Billie is dressed from head-to-toe in white, with the exception of her bright blue hair and mountain of jewelry. Her clothes and face don’t remain pristine after she drinks the glass, though.

  • 6. hostage

    Billie takes a shot at interpretive dance in “hostage,” and seriously takes our breath away with the emotion behind her moves. She once again chooses an all-white room as her stage, which allows us as viewers to focus more on the story.

  • 5. NDA

    One of her newer songs from Happier Than Ever, Billie chooses a lone road as the backdrop. As the song progresses, so does the scenery behind her, with cars zooming past the star as she falls down to her knees in agony.

  • 4. Your Power

    The power of this song deserved an equally powerful music video, and Billie did just that when she was completely wrapped by a python.

  • 3. bury a friend

    When Billie emerged on the scene, she came out with really dark ideas that few pop stars have done. Billie plays on our fears, as she lays under a bed with blackened eyes, to being injected with multiple syringes in her back. Perhaps the most disturbing images of the video is when we see Billie’s feet being dragged down a flickering hallway, only to reveal later that she’s full-blown Exorcist levitating.

  • 2. Happier Than Ever

    If we’ve learned anything from Billie Eilish’s music videos, is that she like to incorporate visual storytelling with her music. In “Happier Than Ever,” the warm house Billie starts in becomes a dark, flooded mess.

  • 1. all the good girls go to hell

    In continuation from her “bury a friend” music video, the syringes that were injected into Billie’s back gave her wings. But what’s a fallen angel to do once she’s landed?

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