Moira Rose, the family matriarch in CBS’ “Schitt’s Creek” has become a cast-favorite in the Canadian sitcom – not only because of her outrageous one-liners and superfluous outfits but perhaps most of all because of the countless vibrant wigs she dons in every episode. For Variety‘s Artisans series, Catherine O’Hara, who plays Rose in the series, and hairstylist Ana Sorys, talk about the upwards of 100 wigs Rose wears throughout the series.
“I think when you try on a wig, [it] can make you feel a lot of different feelings and put you in a lot of different moods. And we will pick wigs just according to moods Moira is in,” O’Hara said. “I would say Moira gives the wigs personality opposed to the other away around.”
Meet Jacqueline Frances, also known as Jacq the Stripper. Frances was hired by “Hustlers” writer and director Lorene Scafaria as their on-set, “comfort consultant.” Why? Because, according to Frances, “the representation of sex workers in mainstream media is trash.” STX brought on Frances as a resource for both the actors and producers to combat what [...]
Tom Hanks and the team behind “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” dropped by the Variety studio over the weekend to discuss the new Mr. Rogers film, which premiered to rave reviews out of the Toronto Film Festival. Hanks was asked what he thought Mr. Rogers would say to children who are living in the age [...]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is definitely taking home the gold on Emmy night, according to Variety’s TV awards senior editor Michael Schneider. “It’s a lock,” Schneider said. “Not only is she a sentimental favorite, what she went through with her health–taking a year off–[but her role] will go down as one of the biggest roles in TV [...]
The biggest stars in television stepped out on the Emmy purple carpet on Sunday night in a stunning display of gowns and vivacious looks. Fashion expert Brooke Jaffe, who visited Variety’s set after the show, picked some of her favorite dresses of the night, which included Zendaya’s truly enviable Vera number and Mandy Moore in […]
One of the big winners this Emmy night was “Fleabag” creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. However the beloved series wasn’t always a sure bet. Phoebe Waller-Bridge told Variety that the sudden Hollywood validation has made her feel like she’s no longer crazy for loving it so much. Popular on Variety
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