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Elisabeth Moss Weighs In On The Invisible Man Reboot’s Abuse Analogies

January 23, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
The Invisible Man

Elisabeth Moss is set to star in the upcoming Invisible Man reboot and has discussed the film’s themes of domestic abuse. Moss spoke with Empire about the horror film, which hits theaters on February 28th, and how the film has some pretty clear parallels to real abuse situation.

Moss said of the film, “You literally have a man who is invisible, you can’t see him, she’s saying he’s there, that he’s attacking her, abusing her, manipulating her, and everyone around her is saying, ‘Relax. It’s fine.’ And she keeps saying, ‘No, he is – he’s alive, he’s doing this,’ and no-one believes her. The analogy is incredibly clear.”

Leigh Whannell (Insidious: Chapter 3, Upgrade) is directing the film from a script he wrote. Moss, who atars in The Handmaid’s Tale, also discussed how her past experience on screen has helped inform her role in the film.

“I’ve had quite a bit of experience playing characters who are dealing with various types of abuse,” Moss noted. “Whether it’s emotional, physical, sexual, it’s something that I’ve dived into quite a bit. So I was able to bring that knowledge to the role.”

Also starring in the film are Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, and Harriet Dyer.