Elisabeth Moss is revealing why she didn’t star in “The Power of the Dog”. 

The actress was originally set to play Kirsten Dunst’s role in the Oscar nominated movie.

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“It’s hard because I really, really wanted to do it,” said Moss in an interview with Empire.

Moss also revealed that she and director Jane Campion had “talked about it for a couple of years”, however, the “Handmaid’s Tale” star had to pass on the role due to unforeseen circumstances.

“She and I have been very kind to each other in that process, knowing that sometimes these things just don’t work out, and it’s not really anyone’s fault,” Moss continued.

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Praising Dunst’s performance, she added, “I was actually so happy that Kirsten was doing it because I respect her so much as an actress. I think if that role had gone to somebody that I didn’t love, I don’t think I would have liked that. Obviously it’s such a beautiful film. In the end I’m happy that it happened the way that it did, but I would say my only desperate desire is to work with Jane again.”