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Kate Winslet on Return to TV for ‘Most Difficult Role’ of All Time | Ents & Arts News

A decade after her last television role, Kate Winslet returns to the small screen as the star and executive producer of new drama Mare Of Easttown.

In the series, Winslet plays Mare Sheehan, a small town detective in Pennsylvania investigating a local murder at a time when her own life falls apart after her son’s suicide, and she begins to become obsessed with various cases of missing and murdered girls.

With a fragile personality, a long-term leg injury, and a very specific Delaware County accent, small-town American detective Mare is a world away from the period dramas that helped launch the career of L Oscar-winning actress.

Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce play Mare Of Easttown.  Pic: Sky UK / HBO
British actress plays a detective and stars alongside Guy Pearce (Memento, The Hurt Locker)
Kate Winslet plays at Mare Of Easttown.  Pic: Sky UK / HBO
Winslet says it’s the most difficult role she’s ever taken on

In an exclusive interview broadcast in the UK, the star told Sky News it was the most difficult role she has ever played.

“I started to prepare probably about five months before the shoot and we started filming in September 2019 – I was 43 – and by the time we finished in December I was 45, so I ‘ve kept this character in me for all. of this time, ”she said.

“At the center of that is this really heartbreaking grief and crisis, this personal crisis that she finds herself in, and creating that level of trauma and sustaining it was really extremely difficult.

“And in fact, I found it quite difficult to get by … after all these years of doing this job, you would now think that I would have decent systems in place to deal with this kind of emotional separation. ‘a character towards my own life, but I have to say that on this one, I couldn’t really make it. “

Winslet starred in films such as Sense And Sensibility and Hamlet in the mid-1990s, before flying to …

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This notice was published: 2021-04-12 16:26:00