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‘Mrs. America’: Cast And Team Reflect On Legacy Of Second Wave Feminists – PaleyFest LA

‘Mrs. America’: Cast And Team Reflect On Legacy Of Second Wave Feminists – PaleyFest LA

The stars and team of Mrs. America said their time spent on the newly Emmy-nominated Hulu/FX show encouraged them to redefine what it means to be a feminist and activist.

“I used to think change was this march forward and that it was linear and we kept moving ahead. But learning about the anti-feminists and the stop the Era movement, I just realized how cyclical change is,” series creator Dahvi Waller said at PaleyFest Los Angeles on Friday.

Waller, Mrs. America stars Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Uzo Aduba and Sarah Paulson, spoke with ABC’s Martha Raddatz about the long-enduring legacy of 1960s feminists and the behind-the-scenes work that helped the actresses nail down their characters. Also joining Friday’s panel were Margo Martindale, Ari Gaynor, John Slattery and executive producers Stacy Sher, Ryan Fleck and Coco Francini.

Sher and Waller kicked off the panel sharing how the show

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