"I play Cora, who is, at first, seemingly a very normal young woman. She has a family, a small child, a husband, and lives in Upstate New York. One day, she goes out to the lake with her family and, for reasons unknown to the audience, Cora commits this severe act of violence in front of hundreds of people. What makes The Sinner different is we’re not dealing with who did it, but why?"
“Being a mother has changed everything. When you become a parent, you think you’re a patient person, but you’re not. You think you’re a compassionate person, but you’re not.”
“You see your partner in a completely different way, because you’re seeing them interact with this little, perfect thing you created. All ego and cool factor is gone when they’re lying on the floor, googly-eyeing a fat baby. I feel like I look at him totally differently some days. I’m in awe of him and how he interacts with that little dude.”
“I don’t want him to be a musician. [laughs] – I know, good luck to me! Of course, whatever he wants to be, he can be. But it’s such a tough business.
"It’s something we’re constantly working on. We don’t have a foolproof equation of exactly what to do. But he has been the most supportive person in my life – specifically with the show.
I haven’t worked that much."
"I love TV! Along with everyone else, I’ve been watching Game Of Thrones and House Of Cards. We’re also really into Peaky Blinders. And I’ve just started checking out 13 Reasons Why, which is really interesting."