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Elisabeth Moss To Play Ax Murderer Candy Montgomery In New Television Series

Elisabeth Moss To Play Ax Murderer Candy Montgomery In New Television Series

Elisabeth Moss is coming back to television in a brand new role in Candy.

Variety reports that the 37-year-old actress will star as Candy Montgomery in a limited series centering on Candy and Betty Gore.

In 1980 Texas, Montgomery (Moss) seemingly had it all – loving husband with a good job, a daughter and a son, a nice house in the brand new suburbs – so why did she kill her friend from church with an ax?

Elisabeth shares about the role, “I have been wanting to play an anti-heroine for a while now, and have been trying to work with Robin [Veith] again after Mad Men for even longer, so when she asked me if I wanted to play a housewife from Texas who, some would say, got away with murder, I simply said, ‘Where do I sign?’”

She added, “Adding the opportunity to work with Nick [Antosca] after his incredible work on The Act was like taking a delicious dessert and putting 100 cherries on top.”

“My producing partner Lindsey [McManus] and I are so thrilled to be partnering with them and Alex [Hedlund] and Scott and everyone at UCP on a show that I believe is truly going to be like no other we’ve done and will be a role like none I’ve ever played.”

Just recently, Elisabeth opened up about her thoughts on a sequel to Invisible Man.

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