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Ann Dowd calls out fellow actress on The Handmaid’s Tale

In this really good interview Dowd mentions a well-established guest star on The Handmaid’s Tale as being “difficult” but doesn’t name her.

It’s Marisa Tomei, right? She’s got an awful reputation.

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by Anonymousreply 15November 26, 2021 11:09 PM

I had no idea Ann Dowd had that buried underneath all those costumes. She looks great!

by Anonymousreply 1November 26, 2021 6:20 PM

Does not.

by Anonymousreply 2November 26, 2021 6:21 PM

She also confirms Denzel is a dick. Love her!

[quote] And she doesn’t shy from discussing a brusque soap director she clashed with early in her career, or even Denzel Washington, whom she reports as being dismissive on the set of Philadelphia. “I thought: oh no, don’t do that, because you’re so damn good!”

by Anonymousreply 3November 26, 2021 6:22 PM

She’s a fantastic actress, and everybody knows it. So she can just be frank. Love it!

by Anonymousreply 4November 26, 2021 6:31 PM

I have loved her since Nothing Sacred and when she was nominated for Handmaids Tale I sent her a massage through Facebook like a fangurl. Her response, which I never expected, was just as nice and sweet as you could hope it would be. There is nothing like finding out an actor you admire is a good person too.

by Anonymousreply 5November 26, 2021 6:52 PM

They don't realize that when they don't name names, they cast a shadow on everyone

by Anonymousreply 6November 26, 2021 7:01 PM

Don't worry, r6, she wasn't talking about you.

by Anonymousreply 7November 26, 2021 7:08 PM

What is it with actors being described as "brave and fearless" talking about how they worked with someone who was a pain in the ass or who didn't like them. EVERYONE who works deals with that on a daily basis and doesn't get paid thousands to do it.

by Anonymousreply 8November 26, 2021 7:22 PM

Because no one cares what you have to say, Defacto. You obviously don’t have a job anyway, that much seems abundantly clear.

But when Dowd or someone like her speaks out, it could have a real negative impact on her careers because thousands or even millions of people will read it.

There, understand now?

by Anonymousreply 9November 26, 2021 7:36 PM

^^^ career

by Anonymousreply 10November 26, 2021 7:36 PM

R10 = Classist Republican cunt

by Anonymousreply 11November 26, 2021 7:45 PM

R10 YOU ARE RIGHT,R11 IS A CUNT

by Anonymousreply 12November 26, 2021 8:25 PM

[quote]But when Dowd or someone like her speaks out, it could have a real negative impact on her careers because thousands or even millions of people will read it.

Uh huh

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by Anonymousreply 13November 26, 2021 8:26 PM

[R9] You make no sense.

Assuming that her story isn't fiction, she didn't name who the difficult female co-star was so I don't see how the "thousands or even millions" of readers are going to give a shit at all or how this will impact her career in any way. It will, however, provide a good tagline for the Daily Mail though. And when she mentions Denzel she praises him in the same sentence for being " ... so damn good!". The journo even adds a story about her supposedly defending a woman copping abuse during the interview!

Clearly a bullshit puff piece to flog her latest venture.

by Anonymousreply 14November 26, 2021 10:13 PM

But it IS Tomei, right? She’s the only one who fits the description. But Tomei didn’t actually share any scenes with Dowd, did she?

by Anonymousreply 15November 26, 2021 11:09 PM
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