Elisabeth Moss to Play Horror Author Shirley Jackson in Upcoming Thriller

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Vulture—Mad Men’s Elisabeth Moss will be heading back to the mid-20th century. According to Deadline, Moss is set to play horror and mystery author Shirley Jackson (writer of “The Lottery”) in Shirley. The movie is based on Susan Scarf Merrell’s novel of the same name. The book is a psycho-thriller ... More

Elisabeth Moss will portray writer Shirley Jackson in an upcoming film. From “The Handmaid’s Tale” to “The Seagull” to “The Lottery” — Elisabeth Moss is on a roll with powerful fiction being brought to screens. But there’s a twist — soon we’ll see her playing writer Shirley Jackson. Deadline reports that Moss, the Emmy Award-winning star of the Hulu series "The Handmaid'sTale,"...