Keri Russell wears a mask. And while some actresses might not see the appeal in staying unrecognizable throughout a movie as important as Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker , for Russell it was actually a selling point. Last year she got a call from her longtime friend and colleague J. He had been appointed to direct the latest Star Wars movie and wanted to cast her in the role of Zorri Bliss, a shadowy character who wears a luxe maroon outfit accented with heavy gold fixtures. Most actors, when they enter the franchise action movie fray, do it with some understanding that they will gain a new kind of popular profile or become part of a cultural legacy. The mask—I felt safe in it. And tough.
Stephen Colbert is a big fan of The Americans , but admits to Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys that sometimes their show is too hot for him to handle. Colbert confessed that he's a little behind in the series because of all those "sexy" scenes. Rhys then recalled a "sexy" scene that even made him uncomfortable. Russell also talked about what a change it has been to go from starring on the beloved drama series Felicity to being on The Americans. In , ET spoke exclusively with Russell , who was 22 at the time, about the excitement surrounding Felicity before the first episode had even premiered. I'm not even on television and people want you to be in their magazine and it kind of it makes you feel almost a little bad because they don't even know if you're good, but everyone kind of wants a piece of you," she said. This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.
By Eve Buckland For Mailonline. She is a critically acclaimed actress who has been dating her The Americans co-star since And Keri Russell discussed falling in love with partner Matthew Rhys, balancing work and family life and whether she has an expiration date in Hollywood in a candid new interview with Town and Country Magazine. The Golden Globe winning actress, 43, and her long-term partner, 45, played two Soviet KGB agents on the award-winning series, sparking up a romance after she split from husband Shane Deary in
So texts my wife the morning of the day I'm scheduled to sit down with Keri Russell, which would be an incredible coincidence — serendipitous! The actress, famous for portraying fresh-faced girls next door since her days on Felicity, lives right around the corner from me in a leafy section of Brooklyn, and I'll see her around the neighborhood doing the most mundane things imaginable: parking her car. Taking a walk with her son. Window-shopping in baggy jeans. That she apparently goes to the same gym as my wife — well, of course she does.