Elisabeth Moss reuniting with Handmaid’s Tale director

Elisabeth Moss is set to reunite with The Handmaid’s Tale director Daina Reid for a new thriller.The 37-year-old actress has signed on to work alongside Reid on Run Rabbit Run, an Australian project that has been described as a modern-day ghost story…

Elisabeth Moss is set to reunite with The Handmaid’s Tale director Daina Reid for a new thriller.

The 37-year-old actress has signed on to work alongside Reid on Run Rabbit Run, an Australian project that has been described as a modern-day ghost story.

In the movie, Moss will play a fertility doctor who is forced to challenge her strong views on life and death after realising her young daughter, Mia, is behaving strangely. In the process of tackling her family woes, the doctor will also be forced to confront a ghost from her own past and re-evaluate her core beliefs.

Deadline reports that as well as starring in Run Rabbit Run, Moss will produce the film, alongside her partner Lindsey McManus. Anna McLeish and Sarah Shaw from Carver Films will also produce. The film has been penned by Hannah Kent, who wrote the script from an original concept developed with Carver Films.

Producer and sales agent XYZ Films will launch world sales for the thriller at the Cannes virtual market, which is scheduled to run from June 22 to 26.

Moss has also hinted other reunions may be afoot, after teasing that the stars of her iconic TV show Mad Men have discussed meeting up.

When asked by Entertainment Tonight if the cast had considered reuniting via Zoom, Moss answered: “Oh, I don’t know. Maybe we have! I don’t know. Maybe we have had some discussions about this.

“I don’t think I am in a position to officially share anything. But, yes, we are aware that people are doing reunions and we’ve never done one, which is so crazy. We really all haven’t been together in five years. So I’ll just leave you with that.”

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Christina Hendricks used to make her own clothes

Christina Hendricks didn’t realise making her own clothes when she was younger was odd.The Mad Men star revealed in an interview with ABC’s Popcorn that she began creating her own unique look with the help of her mother and only realised it was conside…

Christina Hendricks didn’t realise making her own clothes when she was younger was odd.

The Mad Men star revealed in an interview with ABC’s Popcorn that she began creating her own unique look with the help of her mother and only realised it was considered odd after her family relocated to Virginia when she was a teenager.

“I was this quirky weird kid that listened to New Wave music but wore Birkenstocks,” she explained. “I would see something in a magazine and my mom would help me make clothes, like weird snakeskin pants. I didn’t realise it was sort of odd until I got to Virginia and everyone was like, ‘Trust me, you’re weird!'”

“I immediately went into drama class which alienates you in some high schools already, but we were all creative weirdos together,” Christina laughed.

And she insisted that despite playing put-together characters onscreen, she’s still “100 per cent pure goth”.

“Don’t let my clothes fool you. As soon as I go home, I put on my black lipstick. I’m sure the goth girl is still in every role I do,” the 44-year-old shared, adding that she’s nothing like her character on the critically-acclaimed U.S. drama series.

“People assume that I’m sort of Joan from Mad Men. That maybe I’m a bit more stern or a little bit more uptight and put-together. I think people think maybe I’m prissy. I’m not. I’m a mess! I’m just a barefoot, jeans-wearing, dropping-things-on-the floor girl,” she joked.

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January Jones prefers exercise classes over solo workouts

January Jones prefers to have company when she’s exercising because it stops her from “getting lazy”.The Mad Men actress first got a taste of Pilates by taking private lessons, but following a recommendation from a friend, she tried out Lagree Pilates …

January Jones prefers to have company when she’s exercising because it stops her from “getting lazy”.

The Mad Men actress first got a taste of Pilates by taking private lessons, but following a recommendation from a friend, she tried out Lagree Pilates classes and hasn’t looked back, as she has discovered she needs to be motivated by others.

“There are 10 of us in the class, and I like having women on both sides of me to push me. When I did the private Pilates lessons a couple of years ago, I just saw myself getting lazy with it because there wasn’t that drive for competition,” January told Shape magazine. “For me, that’s what’s motivating. If there’s someone strong next to me, I definitely want to up my game. I find myself looking forward to it more than I’ve ever looked forward to a workout.”

Lagree Pilates is a full-body conditioning workout that combines strength, endurance, cardio, balance, core, and flexibility training. The 42-year-old has been going to classes two to four times a week for the past year and she has already noticed a difference.

“Lagree is quite difficult, but I’ve found that it’s the only thing that really makes me feel stronger, and I’m loving it. The music is good and there’s always a different routine, so it doesn’t get boring,” she shared. “I’ve gained weight because I’ve put on muscle. I’ve gone up a size in clothes, but I feel like I look better naked.”

Elsewhere in the interview, January confessed that she used to lie to her personal trainers for 2011 movie X-Men: First Class and tell them she had been working out in her hotel room when she was actually watching TV and ordering room service.

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January Jones collaborates with Pair of Thieves on capsule collection

January Jones has teamed up with apparel brand Pair of Thieves for a capsule collection of intimates.The Mad Men star announced the collaboration on Wednesday by sharing racy snaps of her modelling items from the six-piece line on Instagram as well as …

January Jones has teamed up with apparel brand Pair of Thieves for a capsule collection of intimates.

The Mad Men star announced the collaboration on Wednesday by sharing racy snaps of her modelling items from the six-piece line on Instagram as well as a cheeky video which sees her transform from a cosy outfit into an all-black look complete with fishnet socks.

“I designed a special collection of intimates with my friends at @pairofthieves ‘to take you from a cozy cabin to the pole, and everywhere in BUTTWEEN’ avail on their website (sic)!!” the 42-year-old wrote in the caption.

The two-time Golden Globe nominee also joked in a statement accompanying news of the collection that it was “perfectly fitting for all occasions: from crosswords to safewords.”

January’s Cozy Collection, which was inspired by “old school long johns”, is a comfortable line of loungewear, featuring cotton socks, waffle boxers and a matching tank top, while her Sleek Peek Collection includes racier intimates, such as a black bralette, matching bike shorts and knee-high fishnet socks.

In the pictures for her Pair of Thieves capsule, she channels her Mad Men character Betty Draper for the ’50s-style shots, posing in pieces from the Sleek Peek line while talking on a vintage red phone and surrounded by matching red furniture.

Prices for the January Jones x Pair of Thieves collection range from $20 (£15) to $35 (£27) and is available to buy on pairofthieves.com.

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January Jones and Kiernan Shipka reunite for Rodarte lookbook

Mad Men co-stars January Jones and Kiernan Shipka have reunited for Rodarte’s new lookbook.The actresses, who played mother-daughter duo Betty and Sally Draper on the hit TV series, which ran from 2007 until 2015, have been tapped by designers Kate and…

Mad Men co-stars January Jones and Kiernan Shipka have reunited for Rodarte’s new lookbook.

The actresses, who played mother-daughter duo Betty and Sally Draper on the hit TV series, which ran from 2007 until 2015, have been tapped by designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy to appear in the spring/summer 2020 campaign for their fashion label.

Posing in front of a painted landscape background, one portrait shows January and Kiernan standing side-by-side while sporting strapless silk floral gowns and with white pearls dotted throughout their hair, while another sees them posing in dramatic ballgowns.

Taking to Instagram to upload the images, January wrote alongside one of the snaps, “Casual family portraits are so back in.”

And the photographs caught the attention of the pair’s former Mad Men co-stars, with Christina Hendricks, who played Joan Holloway, noting, “When was this?!! So dreeeeeeemy (sic),” and Alison Brie, who portrayed Trudy Campbell, posting, “HOLY. S**T.”

However, January and Kiernan aren’t the only celebrities to appear in Rodarte’s latest imagery, with actresses Kirsten Dunst, Margaret Qualley, Gabrielle Union, Lili Reinhart, Helena Howard, Rowan Blanchard, and Yalitza Aparicio, as well as Haim musicians Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim, rapper Kilo Kish, and singer-songwriter King Princess also featuring.

The photoshoot was helmed by photographer Daria Kobayashi Ritch and styled by Shirley Kurata and Ashley Furnival. Regarding the decision to unveil portraits rather than a runway presentation, Laura told Vogue that they wanted to merge their interests in fashion and art.

“As we’ve become more confident and comfortable in our design voice and really seeing what our personality is within the design world, it’s been really nice to think artistically about creating a world behind each collection,” she shared.

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Christina Hendricks stashes lip balms around her house

Christina Hendricks stashes tubes of her favourite lip balm all around her house.The actress, known for her roles in TV shows such as Mad Men and Good Girls, is instantly recogniseable for her strawberry-blonde locks and porcelain complexion. Christin…

Christina Hendricks stashes tubes of her favourite lip balm all around her house.

The actress, known for her roles in TV shows such as Mad Men and Good Girls, is instantly recogniseable for her strawberry-blonde locks and porcelain complexion.

Christina often wears bold red lipstick for her onscreen performances too, but she has now shared that she is all about using Burt’s Bees’ Tinted Lip Balm in Rose, a light pink, whenever she’s off-duty.

“This is still @burtsbees tinted chapstick in rose. I must have 15 of them in every purse and drawer in my house,” she captioned a recent selfie posted on her Instagram page.

Priced at around $8.99 (£5.99), the lip balm is a great budget-friendly option. And celebrity make-up artist Rachel Goodwin commented on the post too, noting that she is a fan of the Tinted Lip Balm in Red Dahlia, a berry shade.

“SAME! So many @burtsbees in Dahlia every bag! P.S. I like the freckles!” the beauty expert commented.

Elsewhere in the post, Christina responded to fan queries about the sunscreen brands she uses.

Describing herself as a “sunscreen groupie,” the 44-year-old explained that she uses products from Rodial, Supergoop!, SkinCeuticals, and Dermalogica.

“So as you might suspect… I don’t ever get a tan in the summer. BUT. I get even more freckles!!!!! I embrace my little friends who conquer all the sunblock I slather each day!!! Just tinted moisturiser with SPF… @rodialbeauty on top of other sunscreens that I change up. But EVERY DAY!!!!,” she added.

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Christina Hendricks fulfilled childhood dream with Toy Story 4 role

Christina Hendricks’ dreams came true when she landed the role of animated mob boss Gabby Gabby in Toy Story 4, because she’s a redhead who loves ventriloquist dolls.In the latest sequel, the Mad Men star’s character is pushed around in a stroller by c…

Christina Hendricks’ dreams came true when she landed the role of animated mob boss Gabby Gabby in Toy Story 4, because she’s a redhead who loves ventriloquist dolls.

In the latest sequel, the Mad Men star’s character is pushed around in a stroller by creepy ventriloquist dummies – just like the ones she used to dream about as a kid.

“As a child, I always wanted a ventriloquist doll and my parents would never get me one,” she explained. “So later in life my husband finally got me my ventriloquist doll and he’s in my office. I love him so very much.

“When I came in to do the voice, they were showing me this animation and I said, ‘You guys, this is blowing my mind. This little doll has red hair and blue eyes and hangs out with weird ventriloquist dolls. She is me!’ It brings up a sense of nostalgia as I was always wondering what my toys were thinking when I was sleeping or when I was at school… I imagined that they had this real life going on.”

Christina also enjoyed being a part of a project that featured strong female figures.

“Bo Peep is like a warrior,” the 44-year-old said of the character voiced by Annie Potts. “She’s the leader of everybody and it’s just such a strong, great, role model character. It’s so wonderful to watch her do it.”

The actress was also proud of the film’s overall message.

“There are so many movies where there are bad guys and good guys,” she added. “Gabby Gabby starts out as what audiences will think of as a bad guy. And we realise that everyone has a story, and there’s a reason why we become who we are, and you have to hear that story to understand them.”

Toy Story 4 hits cinemas from 20 June.

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Mad Men costume designer celebrates women’s curves with size-inclusive line

The Emmy-winning costume designer for Mad Men is set to unveil and size-inclusive collection that celebrates all body types. Janie Bryant, who was behind the stylish looks from the period drama, has been making a mark in the fashion world as a designe…

The Emmy-winning costume designer for Mad Men is set to unveil and size-inclusive collection that celebrates all body types.

Janie Bryant, who was behind the stylish looks from the period drama, has been making a mark in the fashion world as a designer, and her latest offerings are set to be released later this month (Nov18) as part of her JXB by Janie Bryant collection, which offers items in sizes ranging from 12 to 24.

“The curvy girls would always ask me, ‘When are you going to design cute clothes for us?’ Bryant tells Fashionista. “That was consistent throughout every single event I ever did.”

“I felt like women from sizes 12 to 24 really needed something that was special, beautiful, flirty, feminine, sexy and really fit them well, with great fabrics,” she adds “They inspired me to create JXB. It’s been two years in the making.”

Aside from crafting memorable outfits for the screen, Bryant previously joined forces with brands like Maidenform, Banana Republic, Black Halo and Unique Vintage to release special capsules.

Her new range focuses largely on denim, Mongolian cashmere and real leather.

As part of the launch, model and activist Marquita Pring is headlining a campaign for the chic new looks. Bryant personally selected Pring for the role after the two bonded over their shared views.

She tells the website, “We really wanted women involved that had really voiced their opinion about wanting the fashion industry to change and who were like-minded and believed in women’s empowerment.”

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Kiernan Shipka suffered ‘angry skin’ while shooting Sabrina reboot

Kiernan Shipka suffered from “angry skin” while shooting the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.The actress, known for her performance as Sally Draper on AMC series Mad Men, has successfully made the transition from child star to leading lady by landing th…

Kiernan Shipka suffered from “angry skin” while shooting the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

The actress, known for her performance as Sally Draper on AMC series Mad Men, has successfully made the transition from child star to leading lady by landing the part of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s new series, which is based on the comic book series of the same name.

While Kiernan was thrilled to play the half-witch teenager in the show, she has now shared that she had a terrible time with her skin when filming the episodes in Vancouver, British Columbia earlier in the year (18).

“I was having a lot of skin troubles when I moved up to Vancouver because A) I found out I was allergic to the cat on the show, so there were a lot of hive breakouts happening, and B) just adjusting to the new pollens,” she told Byrdie.com. “Plus, I think lack of sleep and the physical and mental stress of taking on this giant job made my skin angry.”

The skin flare-ups caused Kiernan to reassess her skincare regime and try out new products. Accordingly, her daily routine now incorporates a variety of different formulas from Marie Veronique, Beautycounter and Tata Harper.

“I landed on a brand called Marie Veronique, and I swear my skin has never been clearer. I think they make it here in L.A., and it’s freaking amazing. Their cleanser, their face oil, and their retinol serum are so good. I also love me some face masks,” the 18-year-old noted.

Apart from skincare, Kiernan stays grounded by taking yoga or SoulCycle classes. She also shops up a storm at local farmers’ markets too.

“(I eat) a lot of root vegetables and warm foods during the fall and winter. We could get into the sort of Ayurvedic aspect of it-like grounding foods. Top-favourite vegetable is cauliflower, for sure. And have you ever done roasted celery? It’ll change how you look at celery,” she smiled.

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Alison Brie once had her own Pretty Woman shopping moment

Alison Brie once had her very own “Pretty Woman moment” when she was shopping in Washington D.C.In the 1990 movie, Julia Roberts’ character Vivian is rejected and humiliated by the snooty salespeople in an expensive Rodeo Drive boutique, only to retur…

Alison Brie once had her very own “Pretty Woman moment” when she was shopping in Washington D.C.

In the 1990 movie, Julia Roberts’ character Vivian is rejected and humiliated by the snooty salespeople in an expensive Rodeo Drive boutique, only to return the next day dressed in classy designer clothes, where she triumphantly proclaims it was a “big mistake” to refuse to serve her.

And GLOW star Alison has now shared that she had a very similar retail experience in her earlier acting days.

“I do remember one time when I was randomly with a friend in D.C., we went into a sunglasses store and had a very Pretty Woman moment. We were like, ‘How much are these?’ And the woman who worked there said, ‘They’re very expensive,'” the 35-year-old recalled. “I was just like, ‘Well, I’ll take two pairs.’ We were a little drunk – we had had mimosas at brunch – and we bought these sunglasses and wore them all week. They were one of the most expensive things I’d ever bought at that time; this probably was during my first season of (comedy series) Community.”

Though Alison was pleased that she “showed” the shop assistants, in hindsight, she admitted that the sunglasses are her most regrettable purchases to date.

“We got home and I was like, ‘These sunglasses are so ugly.’ Like, what a point to prove,” she laughed. “I just had to give her commission on those sunglasses. It was a weird stand to take.”

Aside from this outlandish splurge, the Mad Men actress insisted that she was brought up to “be very frugal” with her money, but husband Dave Franco has since encouraged her to treat herself once in a while.

“I think Dave has taught me how to spend my money well, which is kind of a nice thing,” she smiled.

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