Elisabeth Moss Explains Why Angelina Jolie Was Once ‘Intimidating’ – Hollywood Life


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Elisabeth Moss recalled engaged on the tense set of the award-winning 1999 movie Girl, Interrupted, with Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie. While showing on SiriusXM’s “Let’s Talk Off Camera With Kelly Ripa” in a latest interview, the Handmaid’s Tale star, 41, defined why she discovered Angelina, 48, “intimidating” to work with on the time.

“There were two kind of camps. There was the Winona Ryder camp and the Angelina Jolie Camp,” Elisabeth identified. “I was in the Winona Ryder camp and the Angelina Jolie camp was really cool. Those were the really cool girls. I was so intimidated by the Angelina Jolie camp. I had no thoughts of ever being able to be in that camp. It was so cool. It was all the cool girls.”

She then rehashed how rigidity occurred “off camera but [it was] based on what was on camera,” referring to Angelina and Winona’s characters. Angelina performed Lisa Rowe, and Winona, 52, performed Susanna Kaysen, who change into enemies within the movie’s plot.

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Despite feeling uncomfortable on the time, Elisabeth acknowledged that Angelina is “lovely” and has “spoken” with the Oscar winner in recent times.

“I’ve spoken to Angelina since then, and she’s lovely, but at the time, it was just incredibly intimidating,” The Veil sequence star famous. “I’ve never brought it up, and I’m sure she would have no idea what I was talking about anyway. But I was just not — I was definitely not cool enough to be in her camp.”

Girl, Interrupted follows Winona’s character, Susanna, after she suffers from a nervous breakdown and an overdose. She is distributed to the psychiatric hospital Claymoore, the place she befriends different sufferers, together with Elisabeth’s schizophrenic character, Polly “Torch” Clark. Susanna and Angelina’s character, Lisa, initially change into associates, however Lisa is a manipulative sociopath who convinces Susanna to cease going to remedy and taking her remedy.

Elisabeth’s newest interview comes amid a busy time in her profession. Not solely is she pregnant and anticipating her first youngster, however she has additionally been selling her brand-new Hulu present, The Veil. While talking solely with Hollywood Life, the Hulu star teased her complicated efficiency.

“I’ve always wanted to do [something in] the spy genre, but this was like that times 100 because Imogen is so many different people,” she famous. “And the person that you meet at the beginning is the different person from the one you meet 10 minutes later, to the different person that you’ll meet in the second episode, so on and so forth. So, for me, it was like this opportunity to play 10 characters in one project.”


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