WEEK IN WOMEN: Moss to Make Adaptation of Katie Hill’s SHE WILL RISE – Brandy McDonnell reports

Two-time Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss will star in and produce a film adaptation of former Congresswoman Katie Hill’s memoir She Will Rise: Becoming a Warrior in the Battle for True Equality. The Emmy Award winner is teaming with writer Michael Seitzman (North Country) and producer Jason Blum for the streaming film.

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THE INVISIBLE MAN – Review by Brandy McDonnell

Whannell gets decent mileage out of predictable scare tactics like doors that mysteriously drift open, breathy vapor that appears out of nowhere and rain outlining a shadowy figure. Although he lets the run time get a little long, Moss’ propulsive performance keeps driving the narrative relentlessly forward.

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THE KITCHEN – Review by Lana Wilson-Combs

The Kitchen, from director Andrea Berloff, is a crime thriller based on the DC Entertainment/Vertigo comic book miniseries of the same name. The movie stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss as the wives of Irish mobsters. The women decide to get tough and take over organized crime operations in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood when their husbands are sent to prison.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Campion to direct Moss in POWER OF THE DOG – Brandy McDonnell reports

Oscar winner Jane Campion and two-time Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss will reunite in the new film, The Power of the Dog. Moss and Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch will star in the film, an adaptation of the Thomas Savage novel. Campion will direct from a script she adapted, with See-Saw Films’ in-house sales arm, Cross City Films, The movie will go into pre-production at the end of the year.

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