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How Emmy Rossum Transformed Into Mysterious Hollywood Icon 'Angelyne' (Exclusive)

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Emmy Rossum transforms into , the enigmatic blonde Hollywood icon, in Peacock's latest limited series, which drops Thursday, May 19.

A passion project for the actress and executive producer, the series — which she's worked on for four years -- explores «fame, identity, survival, billboards, Corvettes, lingerie, men, women, women teasing men, men obsessed with women, West Hollywood, crystals, UFOs and most importantly of all, the self-proclaimed Rorschach test in pink, glow-in-the-dark queen of the universe, Angelyne.»«This is absolutely a dream project,» Rossum told ET's Lauren Zima. «I first saw Angelyne's billboard when I was about 13 years old driving around L.A.

in a Hertz rental car with my mom to auditions. And it was this image of this woman who had captivated an entire city through her image, through her billboards, who drove around in a pink Corvette spreading joy like the unicorn of L.A.»«Everywhere she went, she makes people smile and lifts the spirit and there's something also incredibly profound about her power in that she created her own identity and defined herself.

But also empowers others to give her whatever definition they see in her and in that she is a mirror and says more about the person that is seeing her than it does about her,» she noted. «She is ultimately a really, really fascinating figure.

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