Articles Tagged 'Elisabeth Moss'

“The Square” Photocall – The 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Elisabeth Moss and BBC America Developing Typhoid Mary Period Drama ‘Fever’

BBC America announced the channel is in talks with Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Annapurna Television to develop the limited series, Fever. It’s not yet greenlit… but, we’re on it and will let you know when the miniseries is confirmed. In the meantime, here are the deets: Moss would star and executive produce the show, based on Mary […]

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The Cast of ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Talk Time Travel to Past and Future Following Doctor Who’s Lead

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale is everywhere. You’ve probably seen coverage here at Anglophenia, on TV commercials — and on Hulu itself. A few days ago, the first three episodes went live, and Anglophenia’s Sharon Carpenter caught up with the cast at the Tribeca Film Festival, including Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, and Samira Wiley, to ask some timely questions. […]

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10 Reasons Offred is Badass in Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

We’ve been holding our breath in anticipation of Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood‘s The Handmaid’s Tale. First there was the news that Top of the Lake star Elisabeth Moss would take the lead, followed by that mind-melting trailer. Now, finally, the first three episodes (it’s a 10-part series) premiere today (April 26). Like the book, the show is set in a […]

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First Look: Elisabeth Moss in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Peggy who? After an award-winning performance in Top of the Lake, Elisabeth Moss continues to make a name for herself beyond her breakout role in Mad Men as Ms. Olson. She’s set to star in a new adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, the dystopian classic by Margaret Atwood that imagines a brutal totalitarian regime called the Republic of Gilead set […]

Actress Elisabeth Moss attends the “The Free World” Premiere during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 26, 2016 in Park City, Utah.

Elisabeth Moss to Star in TV Adaptation of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Hulu has ordered a 10-part series adaptation of Margaret Atwood‘s dystopian classic, according to the Hollywood Reporter. It’ll star Mad Men‘s Elisabeth Moss as Offred, the “handmaid” kept in sexual servitude in a near-future religious dictatorship called Gilead. Offred narrates the book as she tries to find the daughter stolen from her. “The Handmaid’s Tale […]

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First Look: Tom Hiddleston Takes a Tumble in ‘High-Rise’ Poster

Tom Hiddleston’s forthcoming film High-Rise looks fun, sexy, cool and slightly scary. And so does the new poster for the film: Welcome to the high life. More tomorrow… pic.twitter.com/E6zTiRL5tC — High-Rise (@HighRise_movie) January 5, 2016 We hate to see (what appears to be) our sweet Hiddles tumbling through the air, but we trust he will […]

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David Tennant to Play Psychedelic Psychiatrist R. D. Laing

The Cannes film festival is proving to be a great source of tantalizing information about potential future movies at the moment, as production companies swarm across the South of France trying to secure funding for their great ideas. One of those prospective blockbusters is Metanoia, a film based on the life and writings for the […]

Keira Knightley Garners Solid Notices for London Stage Return

Whenever a star of the big screen deigns to tread the boards of the stage, critics sharpen up their knives. (Remember the reviews for Julia Roberts‘ Broadway debut?) British film gamine Keira Knightley has been-there, done-that: her West End debut in 2009’s The Misanthrope won her an Olivier nomination. But the performance earned her only […]