Welcome to my site for Keri Russell
Be sure to catch Keri in The Americans, premiereing on FX January, 2014 at 10/9c
When the buzz began building in the sumer of 1998 about a new show on the WB network called Felicity, word was that it was "Ally McBeal in college." The actress chosen to play the part, Keri Russell, became that year's It Girl, the center of a publicity firestorm for the WB series. It became a turning point in her career, mirroring the life-altering decision made by the character herself.
Keri's credits prior to Felicity were typical for a young Hollywood actress: three years spent as a Mouseketeer, then a series of TV guest spots and movies-of-the-week plus a starring turn in a short-lived Aaron Spelling series in 1996. In 1998, along came Felicity.
Keri seems quintessentially Californian, as if the most natural place in the world for her to be is walking on the beach at sunset or sitting quietly on some rocky outcrop listening to the surf, alone with her thoughts and at peace with the world.
How, then, will this California girl fare in the Big Apple? Will the experience change her? Probably. But for better or worse? Maybe neither. Or both. Perhaps she will simply learn and grow and become the person she was always going to be all along. I guess we'll just have to watch and find out.
Felicity is over now and Keri is moving onward. Hopefully, other fans will enjoy my little page and follow with me the career of this remarkable actress. Standard disclaimer: I am not Keri Russell nor am I connected with her in any way. This web page is for personal enjoyment and public information purposes only. No copyright infringement is intended. Comments? Questions? Use the contact form.
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- October 26, 2013
- August 3, 2013
The Americans wins award
The Television Critics Association has honored The Americans as Outstanding New Program for 2013. Congrats!
- June 11, 2013
Waitress coming to Broadway
2007's Waitress is in development as a Broadway musical, according to this post in Entertainment Weekly. Sara Bareilles is set to compose the music. No word yet on casting or a premiere date. On the awards front, The Television Critics Association nominated The Americans for four awards, including Outstanding Acheivement in Drama, Outstanding New Program and Individual Achievemnt in Drama for Matthew Rhys. Winners are scheduled to be announced August 3.
- March 6, 2013
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Keri has been cast as the female human lead in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the follow-up to 2011's Rise fo the Planet of the Apes. Felicity co-creator Matt Reeves will be directing the film, due out in 2014. Also, Dark Skies, after three weeks in general realease is showing on 703 screens and has taken in $16.6 million.
- February 21, 2013
The Americans renewed
FX has placed an order for a 13-episode second season of The American, per this article in Adweek.
- January 27, 2013
Keri attended the premiere for Austenland at the Sundance Film Festival as well as the season one premiere for The Americans in New York over the past week. Don't forget the first episode of The Americans airs this Wednesday on FX at 10. Don't miss it!
- January 21, 2013
Distribution rights for Austenland acquired
The distribution rights for Austenlind have been acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide following the movie's showing at the Sundance Film Festival. No word yet on release dates or locations.
- December 4, 2012
The Americans premiere date set
Mark your calendars for January 30, 2013. The Americans is set to premiere that night on FX at 10/9c. You can see clips of the series here. Don't know if this is the official FX Youtube channel for The Americans but it seems to have all the trailers that have been released thus far.