Veep leave office. The critically acclaimed political satire of HBO will end with season 7, with the first of seven episodes beginning on Sunday, March 31st. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who will play President Selina Meyer, said that saying goodbye to the series – aired since 2012 – has been difficult.
Louis-Dreyfus says that she cried on the last day of filming
"I cried like a baby," the actress told People during talks about the shooting of the latest episode of the series at the premiere of Season 7 in New York. I was hysterical.
"What I will miss most is being with all these amazing people, whom I love more than anything I can say," she added. Among the co-stars of Louis-Dreyfus are Anna Chlumsky, Amy Brookheimer, Meyer's chief of staff, and Tony Hale, his faithful collaborator, Gary Walsh.
Louis-Dreyfus won six Emmy Awards for his work in the series, interpreting "a hyper-dysfunctional, narcissistic, undeveloped and ruthless human being", as she described to People.
She may not always be nice, but according to the actor, Selina Meyer is the role of a lifetime. "This is unparalleled for me in many ways," she told CBS News.
"[A]When we read the final table, we were surprised to see how much I became hysterical, she added. "And maybe that's because, I do not know, I'm more aware of what's a treasure because I'm older, and I've been doing it for a while and I'm a Little is aware, when it is good, it is very lucky, yes.
What's next for the actress?
The shooting of the last season of his HBO show was delayed because Louis-Dreyfus was treated for breast cancer. Today, she is cancer free and she can not wait to get to her job.Veep projects. Currently, she produces and plays in Downhill, a remake of the Swedish movie Force majeure this co-starred Will Ferrell. She will also express a character in the upcoming Disney movie Forward.
Despite her many successes, Louis-Dreyfus, age 58, says that it can be hard to be taken seriously as a woman in Hollywood, especially an older woman.
"Trying to stay alive in show business is not lacking in things that look a lot like trying to stay alive politically," she told Time. "And being a woman, a middle-aged woman, trying to stay relevant and viable – I understand. Do not be taken seriously. It's infuriating. "
What to expect from the last season of Veep
As for what to expect from the last season of Veep, Louis-Dreyfus has dropped some allusions to the first.
"Selina Meyer will try to run for the presidency again," she told the Huffington Post. "She was veep. She was the president. She wants to become president again. But it's extreme this season. We are pushing the limits of the envelope and it will become quite noisy. "
Veep premieres on Sunday March 31 at 10:30 pm on HBO.
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