"GORGEOUS, PROVOCATIVE AND MYTHICAL."THE DAILY BEAST
A SUNDANCE TV ORIGINAL SERIES
written and directed by Academy Award® winner Jane Campion. starring Elisabeth Moss and Holly Hunter

Everyone Loves Lucy Lawless and Here’s Why…

Posted 07/17/2014 5:54 PM by
Everyone Loves Lucy Lawless and Here’s Why…

Who doesn’t love Lucy Lawless? This gorgeous New Zealand-born actress with a sunny (but fierce) personality is a pop culture icon, and she can steal any show in only a few fleeting moments on screen, as she proves in TOP OF THE LAKE; she’s got the charisma to wrap the audience around her little finger in seconds. And while she’s famous for playing Xena, she’s a multidimensional performer with some interests that may surprise you. Read on for some of our favorite Lucy Lawless moments — on and off screen.

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10 Reasons Why Holly Hunter Is a Badass

Posted 07/17/2014 5:46 PM by
10 Reasons Why Holly Hunter Is a Badass

Let’s just all agree: Holly Hunter is a badass. She’s won Emmys, a Golden Globe and — not to mention the hearts of fans. She’s given us comedy, drama, grit, sex appeal and intelligence in an astounding variety of roles. And that voice — oh, that voice. And of course Hunter filled an unforgettable role in the SundanceTV original series TOP OF THE LAKE. Let’s take a look at some of Hunter’s most remarkable roles in a career full of them.

1. TOP OF THE LAKE (2013)
In TOP OF THE LAKE, Hunter reunites with her Piano director, Jane Campion. “Jane asking me to do it was a big attraction,” Hunter told Vanity Fair about the role of GJ, a revered figure — whose long, straight gray hair oddly resembles Campion’s own — running a camp for women who are looking to escape and seek redemption. Eerie and transcendent, Hunter gives a mesmerizing performance.

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The Eight Alter Egos of Elisabeth Moss

Posted 04/22/2014 8:49 AM by
The Eight Alter Egos of Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss, star of both AMC’s Mad Men and SundanceTV’s TOP OF THE LAKE, said at Sundance Film Festival 2013 where the latter premiered, “Coming from an environment where I’m used to reading great television scripts, I kind of have a high standard.” Based on her resume, who wouldn’t agree? Take a look at some of her most memorable accomplishments.

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Category: Top Of The Lake

Some Boys in Blue Are Girls: TV’s Top 10 Fearless Female Investigators

Posted 04/21/2014 1:23 PM by
Some Boys in Blue Are Girls: TV’s Top 10 Fearless Female Investigators

Eye-candy sidekicks? Please. Whether they’re cops, CIA agents or amateur sleuths, these plucky ladies are absolutely killing it at work — which just so happens to be investigating homicides. Tune in to any of the following shows and you will find women who bend rules, break balls and take names. Smart, brave, tough and uncompromising, these heroines are amazing at what they do, and shatter stereotypes along the way.

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Elisabeth Moss takes home the Golden Globe for TOP OF THE LAKE

Posted 01/13/2014 2:25 PM by
Elisabeth Moss takes home the Golden Globe for TOP OF THE LAKE

Sundance Channel’s critically-acclaimed miniseries, TOP OF THE LAKE, garnered a first Globe win for Elisabeth Moss for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television. TOP OF THE LAKE was directed by Oscar® winner Jane Campion and Garth Davis, co-written by Campion and Gerard Lee and produced by Academy Award® winners Emile Sherman and Iain Canning, and Philippa Campbell.

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