There are as many power lists in New York as there are Uber drivers. Most celebrate long-standing legends like Harvey Weinstein, Barbara Walters, and Michael Bloomberg. But there’s a new league of movers and shakers upending the entertainment business in Manhattan and beyond. These trailblazers tend to be more digitally savvy, entrepreneurial, and unafraid to ruffle feathers.
The star of “The Americans” is at the top of her game as an actress, earning raves on the FX drama, which films in Brooklyn. This year, Emmy voters finally recognized her work with a best actress nomination. She navigated between her day job and her role in the Civil War big-screen drama “Free State of Jones” this year all while preparing for the arrival in June of son, Sam, a co-production with her boyfriend and “Americans” co-star, Matthew Rhys.