In fact, becoming a hotel manager was one of Armand’s last choices. According to Bartlett, there is a deleted scene in which Armand reveals that he once aspired to be an actor, but apparently, things didn’t go according to plan.
Instead, this Australian transplant finds himself “consumed” by his life as the manager of the White Lotus Hotel, where he is put through a “wrinkle.”
To an extent, Bartlett says, Armand is able to satisfy the dramatic part of himself by becoming “a showman” at his job.
“But he’s like unfulfilled dreams of wanting to be an actor,” Bartlett continues. “And so, there’s a certain amount of hopelessness and broken dreams, I think, in terms of his life… it’s become his world and his life. So, I guess, so he’d have crashed hard. Is. “