FX, Hulu Land Elisabeth Moss for Thriller ‘The Veil’ – The Hollywood Reporter
Elisabeth Moss has booked another series at Hulu, with support from FX.
Emmy Award Winner The story of the maid star will be at the forefront of an FX-produced horror movie called Mask. Moss will also be an executive producer of the limited series, which comes from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight.
“We are delighted to continue our partnership with Steven Knight on Mask and so happy to have Elisabeth Moss signed up for the lead role,” said Nick Grad, FX’s original program president. “Steven’s scripts are compelling and will certainly showcase Elisabeth’s exceptional talent.”
The Veil will focus on the tense relationship between two women who, according to the show’s logline, “play a deadly game of truth and are on the road from Istanbul to Paris and London. One woman has a secret, the other has a duty to reveal it before thousands of lives are lost. “
Knight – who also adapted Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Great Expectations for FX – is writing the series and executive producing with Denise Di Novi and Nina Tassler of PatMa Productions and Moss and Lindsey McManus through Live & Squalor Pictures. their. FX Productions is producing.
“I was really moved to be told this story, which is truly international and very modern,” said Knight. “We have assembled some of the most talented people in the business. Working with Denise Di Novi is always a pleasure and I have wanted to work with Elisabeth Moss for a long time. Of course, FX and I are old friends. I think this will be a landmark televised event.”
Moss will reprise her role as June Osborne in Hulu’s fifth season The story of the maidwhich premiered in September. She recently starred in Shining girls for Apple TV+ and will star and produce a film based on former Congressman Katie Hill’s memoir She will rise. Recent feature credits include Wes Anderson French Dispatch and Ivisible man.
Moss is represented by WME, Ocean Avenue, Ribisi Entertainment, Independent Talent Group in the UK and Hansen Jacobson. Knight works with the CAA and United Agents in the UK. Di Novi and Tassler are represented by Ziffren Brittenham.