• Elisabeth Moss dedicated her award to Handmaid's creator Margaret Atwood. (AAP)Source: AAP
Elisabeth Moss will star with Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish in the mob drama "The Kitchen" for New Line Cinema and DC Entertainment.

20 Mar 2018 - 8:41 AM  UPDATED 20 Mar 2018 - 8:41 AM

Straight Outta Compton writer Andrea Berloff will direct from her own script, based on the comic book series by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle from DC Entertainment's Vertigo imprint. The movie will mark Berloff's feature directorial debut. Michael De Luca is producing the film.

The Kitchen is a classic gangster pic that follows a group of Irish mobsters sent to prison. The wives take over their jailed spouses' organized crime operation to become the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in 1970s Hell's Kitchen. Moss will play the wife of an abusive husband who adapts to the violence of her new life. The film is scheduled for a US release in September 2019.

Moss won a Golden Globes and Emmy for her role on The Handmaid's Tale, which will soon debut its second season. She is best known for her TV work on Mad Men and Top of the Lake. She was in the Oscar best foreign language film nominee "The Square" and will next be seen in Sony Pictures Classics' "The Seagull."

Watch Elisabeth Moss in the complete first series of 'The Handmaid's Tale' at SBS On Demand, with season 2 hitting SBS after 26 April (details TBC):