Elisabeth Moss Knew ‘Handmaid’s Story’ Got Here At Essential Time

Elisabeth Moss stated it’s no shock Hulu’s women-centric apocalyptic drama “The Handmaid’s Story” resonated with viewers and received the Golden Globe for finest TV drama.

“We need to inform tales that replicate our lives again at us. And plenty of, many, many ladies watch tv and lots of, many ladies go to the flicks, generally greater than males,” she stated.

“So, we need to see these tales. We need to see ourselves,” she stated backstage.

Standing together with her largely feminine forged, she stated the hope is that the present provides a voice to ladies and units an instance for different productions for its employment of girls each in entrance of and behind the digicam.

“It’s actually, actually essential to us to take a component in that motion. And it’s additionally what individuals need to see. I believe that Hollywood is studying that that makes cash, that that’s in style,” she stated.

“This can be a present led by a girl. And it’s doing properly. And I believe that’s one thing that persons are listening to,” she stated.

“I believe our largest challenged as a bunch is simply attempting to do that unimaginable e-book justice,” she stated, referring to the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood that impressed the collection.

Requested for a sneak-peek into the present’s top-secret second season, author and showrunner Bruce Miller was tightlipped.

“It’s after season one,” he stated to amusing. “We’re simply increasing on world created by Margaret Atwood. …We go to the colonies. Is that sufficient?”

He pleaded for endurance, saying the present simply received for season one.

“Can’t we relaxation?” he joked.

Earlier than “The Handmaid’s Story” was picked up by Hulu, it was handed over by Amazon Studios.

After accusations in opposition to Harvey Weinstein opened the floodgates to #MeToo tales in Hollywood, the previous head of Amazon Studios Roy Value resigned amid a sexual harassment allegation.

Requested Sunday if Value’s move on “Handmaid’s Story” was a coincidence, Miller stated he had “no concept.”

“I wouldn’t dare to reply concerning the inside workings of Amazon,” he stated.