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Elisabeth Moss has received her second Emmy nomination for her portrayal of June Osborn in The Handmaid’s Tale. She was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Last year Elisabeth was nominated for this category and won.
“The Handmaid’s Tale” received 20 nominations: lead actress in a drama (Elisabeth Moss), supporting actress in a drama (Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd, Yvonne Strahovski), supporting actor in a drama (Joseph Fiennes), guest actress in a drama (Kelly Jenrette, Cherry Jones, Samira Wiley), drama series directing (Kari Skogland), and drama series writing (Bruce Miller).
Elisabeth Moss attended the season two finale screening of The Handmaid’s Tale on July 9 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Emmy-winning was joined at the event by her co-stars Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel, a very pregnant Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, Bradley Whitford, Madeline Brewer, Nina Kiri, and Amanda Brugel.
Season two of The Handmaid’s Tale is streaming on Hulu now.
Elisabeth was wearing a Carolina Herrera tux and Christian Louboutin.
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WINA – Elisabeth Moss sneakily tried on her “The Handmaid’s Tale” bonnet before it was officially approved for the show.
Costume designer Ane Crabtree, who was nominated for an Emmy and won a Costume Designers Guild Award for her work on the series, was initially tasked with creating headscarves for Elisabeth to wear as handmaid Offred so her face wasn’t covered.
In Margaret Atwood’s book, which the show is based on, the handmaids wear “white wings” so they can only see what’s directly in front of them, and so Ane set about trying to recreate this.
“(With the scarves) it just felt like any old TV show and I just quietly, without getting approval, made five bonnets, took them to Lizzie (Moss) for our first fitting and I said, ‘I’m going to film you with my iPhone turning your face to the camera’,” Ane recalled, reports Variety.
“And because she’s Lizzie and she’s magic incarnate, it was the right thing. It was spooky.”
Ane was talking at “The Handmaid’s Tale” panel at the Producers Guild of America’s 2018 Produced By Conference over the weekend, June 9th-10th, 2018.
Showrunner Bruce Miller was also part of the panel, and explained how Elisabeth, who is also a producer, and co-star Alexis Bledel couldn’t hear each other at first because of the bonnets, and also kept hitting the camera.
“But they really learned how to use the wardrobe for dramatic purposes and I think it’s one of the things that are best in the show,” he added.
Ane also shared how Bruce wanted the cloaked costumes to appear as normal and everyday as T-shirt and jeans.
“I was up for the challenge but it was really the thing that kept me up at night. How can that be normal, sincerely?” she said. “So it’s been a very interesting journey as an artist to go through that… and to have other women take it and make it something greater is huge, politically and emotionally, and all those great things.”
Elisabeth Moss attended the The Handmaid’s Tale Emmy For Your Consideration Event on Thursday night (June 7) at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Moss looked chic in a sparkling black dress as she stepped out to promote her hit Hulu series.
Joining Elisabeth at the event were he co-stars Alexis Bledel, Samira Wiley, Madeline Brewer, and Yvonne Strahovski.
Season two of The Handmaid’s Tale is streaming on Hulu now.
Elisabeth was wearing an Alex Perry dress and Stella Luna shoes.
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KATY TIMES – Elisabeth Moss would not tolerate harassment at work.
The 35-year-old actress is also a producer on her TV show ‘The Handmaid’s Tale‘ and feels a sense of “responsibility” to make sure the set is a safe environment for the cast and crew.
She said: “I don’t tolerate that kind of behaviour regardless, whether it be as an actor or a producer and I never have.”
“But I do think there’s a certain amount of responsibility as a producer to make sure we have a safe working environment. And I do feel maybe a little extra responsibility being that I am a female producer.”
Elisabeth is proud that the dystopian drama has connected with so many people around the world.
She said: “The thing that means the most to me that people say is that it gave them some sort of strength or some sort of bravery. Maybe they’re going through something in their own country, whether they’re a woman or whether they’re gay or whatever it is. They watch the show and it gave them some sort of strength to be who they are and to not give up on who they are.“
USA TODAY – The women of Gilead are no strangers to abuse, rape and slavery. It’s an aspect of The Handmaid’s Tale that’s left critics, including USA TODAY’s Kelly Lawler, to wonder: Is Season 2 verging on misery porn?
At Thursday night’s massive Hollywood premiere for the new season of the Hulu drama, we posed the question to Handmaid’s creative team: When do you know to pull the camera away, that the audience can’t take any more?
“When we’ve told the story that we needed to tell,” star/executive producer Elisabeth Moss told USA TODAY on the red carpet at the TCL Chinese Theatre.
“I was actually just talking about this with (showrunner) Bruce Miller today about a scene later in the show,” said Moss, dressed in a Handmaid’s-red Dior gown. “There’s a very dark scene later on in the season, and it was cut down a little bit because it didn’t need to be gratuitous. We’re not trying to pound anything down anyone’s throats.”
Miller said even he watches some scenes from behind his hands, but noted they make a point to “show just what we need to show to tell the story so you understand why the character is one way before the event, and (another) way after. And no more.”
The gruesome violence threaded through the show is always based on real-world examples, said Miller, from the Taliban-style public executions modeled in Season 2’s opener to the female genital mutilation Emily (Alexis Bledel) was subjected to in Season 1.
“We don’t make up some kind of cruelty, I don’t want to do that. I hate that,” he says. “It’s hard because these are things that are happening in the real world. We’re not making them up. But showing them, you do carry some responsibility. The last thing you want to be making is torture porn.”
In Season 2, the show expands beyond its Margaret Atwood source material to include refugee stories across the border in Canada and scenes deep inside the treacherous Colonies, where exiled women are worked to death in toxic conditions.
Bledel’s handmaid is now one of them.
“She was such a fighter through all the trauma she endured in Season 1, but in Season 2, the Colonies is uncharted territory,” said Bledel on the red carpet. “She’s not as clued-in as she was in Gilead as to what’s going to happen. It’s an absolute wasteland. She’s lost a lot of hope, she knows she’s going to die. So she takes a new tack: she decides she’s going to dole out a form of vigilante justice on her own.”
Ann Dowd, who plays the handmaids’ ruthless headmistress Aunt Lydia, expanded on how she and a pregnant, willful Offred (Moss) go head to head in the upcoming season. “What she loves about Offred is that strength. (As Aunt Lydia), I try to beat it down because, girl, you’re not going to make it. Honey, that Commander and Serena Joy, don’t play around with them.”
On April 19, Elisabeth Moss attended the premiere of The Handmaid’s Tale season two at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
Elisabeth, star and executive producer of “The Handmaid’s Tale”, was wearing a Dior Couture dress and jacket, Christian Louboutin shoes, a Tyler Ellis clutch, and Jennifer Meyer jewelry.
Also in attendance were Alexis Bledel, Samira Wiley, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, Max Minghella, Joseph Fiennes, O-T Fagbenle, Amanda Brugel, Sydney Sweeney, Ever Carradine, Katie Aselton.
On January 21, Elisabeth Moss attended the 24 Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California.
Unfortunately Elisabeth, who was received a Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
for her work in The Handmaid’s Tale, didn’t win. The winner was Claire Foy.
Moss was wearing a custom black dress Adam Selman.
Appearances & Public Events > 2018 > Jan. 21 │24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
On January 14, Elisabeth attended the Television Critics Association at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, California.
The Los Angeles native was wearing CO dress and Stella Luna shoes, pink lipstick and .accessorized with jeweled bangles and delicate earrings.
Moss was joined by writer Bruce Miller and executive producer Warren Littlefield at the Hulu panel.
Early past week, the first preview for The Handmaid’s Tale‘s second season hit the internet. Watch below:
— The Handmaid’s Tale (@HandmaidsOnHulu) 14 January 2018
Appearances & Public Events > 2018 > Jan. 14 │Television Critics Association at the Langham Hotel – Arrivals
Appearances & Public Events > 2018 > Jan. 14 │Television Critics Association at the Langham Hotel – Inside