Apple has ordered a new limited series “Lady in the Lake,” starring Academy Award winners Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong’o. The series is an adaptation of Laura Lippman’s best-selling novel of the same name.
“Lady in the Lake” is an adaptation of Laura Lippman’s New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. The limited series takes place in ’60s Baltimore, where an unsolved murder pushes housewife and mother Maddie Schwartz (Portman) to reinvent her life as an investigative journalist and sets her on a collision course with Cleo Sherwood (Nyong’o), a hard-working woman juggling motherhood, many jobs and a passionate commitment to advancing Baltimore’s Black progressive agenda.
Directed and co-written by Alma Har’el, the series star Portman and Nyong’o along with Dre Ryan and author Lippman will serve as executive producers. The show will mark Natalie Portman’s debut in television series.
The series will join ‘Central Park,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘The Morning Show,’ and other Apple Originals. Apple TV Plus is priced at $4.99 per month, the service comes with a one-year free trial on every new Apple device purchase.