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Elisabeth Moss has had enough in an exclusive clip from IFC’s Chuck

Liev Schreiber as Chuck Wepner and Elisabeth Moss as Phyllis Wepner in Chuck. (Photo: Sarah Shatz / IFC)

Along with killing it as the star of Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Elisabeth Moss co-stars in the new boxing biopic Chuck as Phyliss, the long-suffering first wife of human punching bag and inspiration for Rocky Chuck “The Bayonne Bleeder” Wepner. In his review, our film editor A.A. Dowd took the time to praise Moss’ performance, writing, “Elisabeth Moss gets one great scene, a public dressing-down of her philandering husband that she delivers with a righteous, controlled fury more powerful than any uppercut.”

We’ve got an exclusive clip from the film below, featuring Moss putting on her best New Jersey accent to calmly tell her philandering husband (Liev Schreiber) to fuck off when he calls her with the news that he’ll be fighting Muhammad Ali.

Chuck—which, it should be noted, also has a scene where Liev Schreiber fights a literal bear—is now playing in select theaters.


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