Two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank stars in the new ABC television series Alaska Daily, about a disgraced and extremely talented investigative reporter (Eileen Fitzgerald) who leaves her high-profile life in New York City to to join a small daily Anchorage, Alaska. On her journey to personal and professional redemption, she embarks on a search for a pattern of missing and murdered Indigenous women across the state.
Swank joined ABC13 to talk about the series, what drew her to the role and shared a message about the plight of forgotten Indigenous women as they are at the heart of the storyline Alaska Daily.
“It was so enlightening, it was so overwhelming and also terrifying,” Swank told ABC13’s Jonathan Bruce and Brittaney Wilmore. “Those are stories that matter, that’s something I want to share. That was the first straw.”
Watch the full conversation in the video above. Alaska daily Premieres Thursday, October 6 on ABC.
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