The crime drama, which aired last year, starred Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a small-town detective working on a case involving a local missing girl.

Winslet's performance was critically lauded, earning her an Emmy and a Golden Globe. However, the role was clearly a demanding one and the actor took some much needed time off to recover.

"I took last year off to be with my family and to recover from 'Mare of Easttown.' It was good to have a bit of a reset. But I love my job, and I'm really ready to throw myself back into it," Winslet told Variety.

"For an actor, there's nothing as thrilling as being in a room with other actors. I am craving that again. But I've got heaps going on this year so I'm excited to get going."

During the interview, Winslet was also asked about the best advice she could give women starting off in the industry.

"Don't expect the world to owe you something that you haven't worked hard toward achieving for yourself. It won't get handed to you on a plate," she said.

"Just keep experimenting and practicing, even if that's just at home. Don't act in front of a mirror. All that does is show you what your facial expressions are. But it's more important to start from the inside. Try not to be hard on yourself if you don't get a role you really wanted, just keep going."

"Enjoy it. Acting is a joy and a pleasure. Just keep enjoying what it feels like."

Will we see another season of 'Mare of Easttown'? The jury is still out on that one. After the first season ended, Winslet was tight-lipped about returning to the role of Mare. So, for now, we can only hope - even if she might have to take another year off.