When Carrie-Anne Moss has down time she finds herself binge-watching her favorite TV shows.
"I watched the entire 'House of Cards.' I couldn't stop watching it," the actress told CBS News. "I was staying up until 4 o'clock in the morning. I just couldn't stop...I'm crazy about Netflix. I'm excited that the world we live in is changing so much."
So, when she landed a role on upcoming Netflix series, "Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones," Moss didn't hesitate with her decision.
The 13-episode series, premiering later this year, co-stars Krysten Ritter, David Tennant, Mike Colter and and Rachael Taylor. Ritter is in the title role, portraying a former superhero who opens her own detective agency. Moss' character serves as one of her potential allies.
"I am thrilled to be on a Marvel Netflix show. I'm excited that we're getting to watch this kind of content...It's groundbreaking," Moss, 47, said.
Lately Moss has been busy in Manhattan on the set of "A.K.A. Jessica Jones." But at night, when she has a little free time, she tries to sneak in a few TV shows.
"I'm here in New York and I'm a mother of three and when I come here, I'm here for a few days and then I go home. I watch shows because I don't really get to do that when I'm making breakfast, lunch and dinner and I'm living life as a mama," she said.
"Life as a mama" has taken up a lot of Moss' time. Moss and her husband, actor Steven Roy, have an 11-year-old, 9-year-old and a 3-year-old.
Moss, who says she loves being a parent, recently lent her voice to the new pro-breastfeeding documentary, "The Milky Way," released this week on VOD and digital platforms. Also featuring celebrity moms Alanis Morisette, Minnie Driver, Kristy Hume ("America's Next Top Model"), Rachel Luttrell ("Stargate: Atlantis") and model Justine Pasek ("Miss Universe Pageant"), the documentary explores why the U.S. has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world.
"It's not that I'm saying everything should be a certain way -- that everyone should exclusively breastfeed...But what I think is important is that we have a narrative that makes it normal to do so because our culture has not really shown us that as women," Moss said. "For me, I always nurse out in public. It never crossed my mind because I was taking care of my child and I was living my life. We need to know as woman that that is normal and great and beautiful and OK. And I want to be part of that conversation -- not making anyone feel wrong if they don't do it. Let's open our eyes that it's there."
Before becoming a mother, Moss shot to fame starring as Trinity alongside Keanu Reeves in the "Matrix" trilogy. The first film surfaced in 1999, followed by "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions," both released in 2003.
"Making them was one of the highlights of my life. Every day going to work on that -- we're talking two years, of showing up every day and showing up completely grateful beyond words...We all loved each other so much. The work and the crew, the actors and the directors," said Moss, who runs her own lifestyle website called Annapurna Living, focused on yoga, meditation and motherhood. "We were a total family as you hear all the time because that's what happens. I loved every minute of making that movie. It was challenging and there were times that I didn't think I could do some of the things they asked me to do."
So, it's safe to say Moss looks back fondly on the hit sci-fi action franchise. But don't hold your breath for another sequel. Last year, rumors about a reboot surfaced, but Moss says, "I don't think that will ever happen. No way."
Right around the time that the first "Matrix" film came out, Moss landed a part "Memento," the 2000 neo-noir psychological thriller directed by Christopher Nolan. Also starring Guy Pearce, the film followed a man who creates a strange system to help him remember things -- all so he can hunt for the murderer of his wife without his short-term memory loss being an obstacle. The film featured a unique storytelling arc, presented as two different sequences of scenes.
"It was one of those scripts where I read it and was like, 'Oh my gosh. I have to be in this.' I was coming off 'The Matrix' and it was kind of like this moment like, 'What are you going to do next?'...I met Christopher Nolan and shot the movie," Moss recalled. "It was probably my most favorite creative experience, in terms of the acting and the unfolding on the set...It was everything I could have dreamed about as an actor. I look back on that as a highlight for sure. I loved the movie. It's so brilliant. He did such a great job. And Guy Pearce to me is just amazing. I loved making that movie. That was really a moment in time."
Now 15 years later, the Canadian actress is having another moment thanks to Netflix. Although Moss says she was "sworn to secrecy" about "A.K.A. Jessica Jones" (at least until it comes out), she did say, "It's brilliant...I feel super grateful."