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All Upcoming Elisabeth Moss Movies and TV Shows

Updated March 12, 2019
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Elisabeth Singleton Moss is an American actor. Born on July 24, 1982, this 36-year-old was born to an artistically inclined family as both her parents were musicians. Moss had aspirations to be a professional dancer and continued studying it through her teenage. However, she began to obtain acting jobs as well and eventually saw her career as an actor take off to a degree of success.

Moss’ first role came in 1990 when she appeared in the NBC miniseries ‘Lucky/Chances’. She then went on to have several minor appearances which included a remake of the Walt Disney Pictures movie, ‘Escape to Witch Mountain’ in 1995. However, she began to gain recognition for her role in ‘The West Wing’, Aaron Sorkin’s acclaimed political show. She also played Peggy Olson, a secretary-turned-copywriter in ‘Mad Men’ and her performance was critically acclaimed. Moss also had roles in notable films like ‘Girl, Interrupted’. So, you must be wondering what is the next Elisabeth Moss movie/tv show? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming films/shows of Elisabeth Moss scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Elisabeth Moss movies/shows would be as good as some of her recent ones.

1. Light of My Life (2019)

‘Light of My Life’ released in Berlinale on February 8, 2019, but the film is slated to be made available to a global audience on June 13, 2019. The film is a dystopian setting where the world has seen all the women being wiped out by a plague. In such a setting, a father goes to all lengths to try and protect his daughter. The film has been directed and written by Casey Affleck and stars himself as the protagonist. Elisabeth Moss plays the role of the mother to the daughter who must be protected. Variety mentioned that Affleck’s directorial debut confused ‘dragginess’ with art.

2. Us (2019)

‘Us’ is the upcoming horror movie from Jordan Peele that is scheduled to release on March 22, 2019. Peele made his name with his directorial debut ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’ promises to take his name further as a horror director with food for thought. The plot follows a family that goes on vacation but soon finds things going sideways when they are stalked and heckled by a group of murderous doppelgangers, who can think and act like them. Elisabeth Moss plays the role of Kitty Tyler, the neighbor, and friend of the Wilson family, who are targetted by the doppelgangers.

3. The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-)

The Handmaid’s Tale‘ is a dystopian drama on Hulu. It is based on Margaret Atwood’s book of the same name. The plot follows a dystopian society post a second Civil War, where women are reduced to childbearing services and called Handmaids. The show will air Season 3 on June 5, 2019. The story follows Offred, who used to have a happy family life and a job before the dystopia kicked in. Now she is reduced to bearing children and the show merely exaggerates to show how dangerous the objectification of women can be and is an extreme mirror of the expectations that society has of the women. Elisabeth Moss plays the role of Offred, the protagonist, and her strong feminist stances at moments of the show make it a powerful and memorable performance.

4. The Kitchen (2019)

‘The Kitchen’ is an upcoming American crime drama movie that is set to hit theaters on August 9, 2019. The story follows the wives of Irish mobsters in Hell’s Kitchen who take over their husbands’ rackets after they are arrested by the FBI. It promises to be a fascinating tale about how these women enter into a life of crime. The cast is impressive, including the likes of Melissa McCarthy. Elisabeth Moss plays the role of Claire Walsh, who starts off as a timid wife to an abusive husband but soon begins to enjoy the violence that her criminal life brings.

5. Shirley (2019)

‘Shirley’ is an upcoming psychological drama that is set to hit theaters in 2019. The film is based on the famous author Shirley Jackson, whose book ‘The Haunting of Hill House‘ inspired Netflix’s acclaimed horror series. According to reports from Deadline, Elisabeth Moss brings Shirley to life on the screen while Michael Stuhbarg plays Stanley Hyman, Shirley’s husband and a professor at Bennington College. The plot follows a young couple that moves in with them, hoping to start a new life. Instead, they become the fodder for a psychological drama that would go on to inspire Jackson’s next great novel.

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6. Call Jane (TBA)

‘Call Jane’ is a period drama that is in pre-production stages and as such does not have a release date yet. The film is set in Chicago in the 1960s and is based on a group of women, calling themselves the Jane Collective, who runs an underground network offering the service of secret and safe abortions for women before the landmark Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortions. The cast is impressive and includes actors like Susan Sarandon. However, Elisabeth Moss plays a pivotal role in the film as Joy, a woman who finds herself unexpectedly pregnant and turns to this group for help.

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7. The Invisible Man (TBA)

‘The Invisible Man’ is an upcoming reboot film based on the classic monster by H.G. Wells. Elisabeth Moss is reported to be a part of the film. Johnny Depp was supposed to play the role of the Invisible Man, but we reported that as of now Armie Hammer and Alexander Skarsgard are frontrunners to be cast in the role.

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8. Top of the Lake (2013-)

‘Top of the Lake’ is a crime drama show that deals with the disappearance of a 12-year-old girl near a freezing lake that makes a detective obsessed with the case. Now, this brave detective, Robin Griffin, played by Elisabeth Moss must face a side of herself that she keeps at bay and take on the town’s secrets in order to solve the mystery of the missing girl. The show has aired for two seasons and there have been talks of renewing it for Season 3. Although Moss has said that she might not be willing to return for Season 3 of the show, her splendid performance in the first two seasons gives us hope that we see her reprise the role of Detective Griffin. 

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