‘The Plot Against America’: How Zoe Kazan’s Family Legacy Impacted HBO’s Alt-History Series
Published on Jan 16, 2020
Zoe Kazan left Television Critics Association members speechless during an HBO panel on “The Plot Against America” at the TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour in Pasadena Wednesday. The actress and granddaughter of Elia Kazan recalled her family’s legacy and the influence of her grandfather’s filmography while working on the upcoming HBO alt-history series, which documents the fictional presidency of Charles Lindbergh and his efforts to drive the United States towards fascism.
“I have not wanted to weigh in on my family’s political history, partially because of the other people it involves in my family who have prized their privacy over a public life,” Kazan said during the TCA panel. “So, I’m not going to go into it, but I will say that I thought a lot about how the history of our country affected my family’s history and what it meant for my grandfather, as an immigrant to this country,
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Author: Tyler Hersko