Lucy Hale has lined up her return to the small display screen lower than a yr after the cancellation of Katy Keene.
In keeping with Selection, Hale will star in Ragdoll, a six-part drama collection to air on AMC in america and Alibi within the UK.
“Six individuals have been murdered, dismembered, and sewn into the form of 1 grotesque physique — nicknamed the Ragdoll,” reads the logline.
“Assigned to the surprising case are DS Nathan Rose, just lately reinstated to the London Met; his greatest pal and boss, DI Emily Baxter; and the unit’s new recruit, DC Lake Edmunds,” it continues.
“The ‘Ragdoll Killer’ taunts the police by sending them an inventory of his subsequent victims, with Rose’s title amongst them.”
“And with these victims to guard, our heroes quickly come below intense public scrutiny. A gruesomely imaginative serial killer thriller, Ragdoll additionally captures the fascinating however flawed associates fighting the results of institutionalisation and trauma.”
Hale is ready to play DC Lake Edmunds on the collection.
The actress is greatest identified for her seven-season stint on Freeform’s Fairly Little Liars. She adopted up that collection with each Life Sentence and Katy Keene, which each aired on The CW.
Sadly, every of these reveals have been canceled after a single season on the community.
However this can be a completely different sort of position for the actress, who has largely starred in teen dramas to this point, so it is going to be enjoyable to witness how she performs this extra mature position.
Filming will begin in Spring 2021 round London and air in late 2021, so it is going to be a fast turnaround for this collection.
Extra forged will likely be introduced at a later date. Freddy Syborn (Author) stated the next when the collection received a proper order:
“I hope Ragdoll will likely be a visually thrilling, darkly humorous thriller by which the private is the political. Above all, I hope our characters could make you giggle, then break your coronary heart.”
Sally Woodward Light, Govt Producer, Sid Light Movies says; “I’m so excited that we’re embarking on this twisty and complex piece with Freddy and the staff. AMC have already proved themselves to be good companions and we will’t wait to work with Alibi.”
Dan McDermott, AMC Networks’ President, Authentic Programming and Co-President of AMC Studios says;
“We now have loved and been impressed with Sid Light Movies throughout our partnership on Killing Eve, so we jumped on the alternative to work with them once more on Ragdoll.”
“This darkish but comedic challenge written by the gifted Freddy has the makings of a fast-paced but cerebral thriller that includes the premium storytelling and compelling characters viewers anticipate from AMC.”
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