Lucy Liu, ‘Elementary’ Director For Season 3’s ‘The Female Of The Species’ Episode, Talks Directing Challenges And Art Project

Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu, “Elementary” director for this week’s “The Female Of The Series,” is adding art curator to her ever-expanding resume.

The “Charlie’s Angels” actress went directed last night’s, March 12, episode of “Elementary.”

This is the second episode of “Elementary” that Liu has directed.

Liu directed her first episode of “Elementary” last season.

Lucy also stars on the popular CBS crime drama that retells the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Liu plays Dr.

Joan Watson, a surgeon hired to keep a newly-rehabilitated modern day Sherlock Holmes, played by Jonny Lee Miller, away from drugs.

Liu she has been curating art for more than two years on

Her collection ranges from 9/11 pieces to and modern-day slang “Ultimately I think it is about sharing – it’s about being in an experience,” Liu told People Magazine.

The 46-year-old Chinese-American said she was worried she might expose too much of herself in such an exhibition, but decided that “it’s important to let go of that [discomfort],” according to her talk with People magazine.

Earlier this week Lucy Liu, “Elementary” director for Season 3, talked shop on “The View.” The actress admitted she had some challenges directing Thursday’s episode on The View.

“It’s harder for women in general.

You have to ask and ask and ask.

You have to break the door down.

and come in with a real belief in what you’re doing,” Lucy Liu told “The View.” On the latest episode of the CBS detective drama Elementary, the modern day sleuths have to solve a mystery about pregnant zebras which go missing from the Bronx Zoo.

The episode had to be shot on location which was deterred by a surprise snowfall.

“They said it was just going to be some flurries,” Liu said on The View.

“We could have been in Alaska.

The snowflakes were this big.” Besides “Elementary,” Liu appeared on the series “Ally McBeal,” which starred Calista Flockhart, and the films “Charlie’s Angels” but is probably best known for her role as O-Ren Ishii in the two Quentin Tarantino “Kill Bill” movies.


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