November 27, 2020

Tracee Ellis Ross, Claire Foy Turn Out for BAFTA LA Tea Party

Standing on a piece of astroturf patio at the Beverly Hilton and steps away from a giant pot of tea, Gugu Mbatha-Raw exclaimed, “Oh my gosh, it’s a little piece of Englishness right in Beverly Hills.” The British actress was excited about the revelry taking place during BAFTA LA’s Tea Party in honor of the 69th annual Emmy’s.
“I just saw Gerald McRaney,” she said. “I worked with him on my first job in America. I love bumping into old friends, catching Brits and getting a chance to have some scones.”
British or not, most of the crowd, including Tracee Ellis Ross, Claire Foy, Vanessa Kirby, Kiernan Shipka, Joe Keery and Natalia Dyer, felt the same way.
Yvonne Strahovski and Ann Dowd, costars of of the Emmy-nominated series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” were busy fielding questions about Season Two.
“Did they tell you anything? They never tell us one darn thing,” sighed Dowd.
Added Strahovski, “Well I can say, there’s so much in the book, although we covered the book in the first season, there’s so much more to derive from it still. Bruce Miller can take a sentence from the book and write a whole series about it. I

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