Elisabeth Moss on How Her ‘Thoughtful’ Career Choices Led Her to ‘Invisible Man,’ ‘Shirley’

Elisabeth Moss on How Her ‘Thoughtful’ Career Choices Led Her to ‘Invisible Man,’ ‘Shirley’
A version of this story about Elisabeth Moss first appeared in the Race Begins issue of TheWrap’s awards magazine.

For seven seasons on “Mad Men” and three on “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Elisabeth Moss has been the face of women pushing back against oppression by the patriarchy. But while her main showcase has been television, Moss has also had an intriguing film career, which in recent years has included films like “The Square,” “Her Smell” and “Us” – and which in 2020 found her portraying a pair of fierce women who insist on seizing power from the men who want to restrict them.

The roles came in two dramatically different films, the Blumhouse horror-movie riff “The Invisible Man” and the spiky indie drama “Shirley,” about writer Shirley Jackson. The latter film, written by Sarah Gubbins and directed to Josephine Decker, was a landmark of sorts for her, the first time she’d ever portrayed a real-life person.
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