Elizabeth Perkins’ performances in Big, The Flintstones, Weeds, This is Us, and Curb Your Enthusiasm have always been memorable. And it looks like there’s no slowing down for this incredible talent – and we’re thrilled. Next up she’s starring alongside Amy Adams in the HBO drama Sharp Objects premiering July 7th. Then she’s back to work on a new project, Are You Sleeping, co-starring Aaron Paul and Lizzy Caplan. Tune in and catch up with this funny, one of a kind, beautiful lady.
Tina Turnbow: Congratulations on joining the cast of the Octavia Spencer’s TV thriller “Are You Sleeping.” Can you share any thoughts that come to mind about this exciting upcoming project?
Elizabeth Perkins: It’s an amazing group of actors that Nichelle Tramble Spellman has put together for this show…Ocativa, Aaron Paul, Lizzy Caplan. The opportunity to work with such talent doesn’t come along very often and it’s the kind of work, script and creator, that an actor always thinks, “Wow. If I could work with these people…it would be the personification of greatness.” And I’m doing it.
My character is striking—a woman who has suffered through unimaginable loss and yet continues to fight for truth everyday. Plus, to have Hello Sunshine & Reese Witherspoon producing with Peter Chernin – we are in extraordinary hands. It feels like I’ve landed in a beautiful utopia. It doesn’t get any better. Grateful. Continue reading Untitled Magazine: “Catching Up with the Incomparable Elizabeth Perkins”
WINGMAN MAGAZINE Summer 2018 Issue is out and they’ve made an amazing choice for the ICON section with one of the greatest actresses of all time: the amazing and talented actress Elizabeth Perkins.
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Join the cast and creators of Sharp Objects for a special advance screening and discussion at 92nd Street Y. The summer’s most gripping psychological thriller is coming to cable this July, when the eight-episode limited series Sharp Objects premieres on HBO.
Based on the bestseller by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects stars Amy Adams as reporter Camille Preaker, who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.
Get a sneak preview of a full episode and hear from Adams and fellow cast members Patricia Clarkson, Eliza Scanlen, Elizabeth Perkins and Chris Messina, who are joined by Flynn, showrunner Marti Noxon (Dietland) and director Jean-Marc Vallée (Big Little Lies) as they discuss the project with Caryn James (BBC Culture).