Moses Ingram, fresh off Disney+ star wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi, joined the Apple TV+ limited series Lady in the lake.
Ingram, who earned an Emmy Award nomination for his role in Netflix The Queen’s Gambit, will star alongside Natalie Portman in the series, which hails from Alma Har’el. She plays Cleo Sherwood in a role that was previously held by Lupita Nyong’o, which came out earlier this year.
The series, which is currently in production, is based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Laura Lippman. It is set in 1960s Baltimore, where an unsolved murder causes housewife and mother Maddie Schwartz (Portman) to reinvent her life as an investigative journalist and puts her on a collision course with Ingram’s Sherwood, a woman a hardworking woman juggling motherhood, multiple jobs, and a passionate commitment to advancing Baltimore’s progressive black agenda.
Y’Lan Noel, Mikey Madison and Brett Gelman also star.
The series hails from studio Endeavor Content alongside Crazyrose and Bad Wolf America.
honey boy director Har’el writes alongside Sheila Wilson, Zach Shields, Vanessa Baden-Kelley, Briana Belser, Nambi Kelly, Byron Bowers and Boaz Yakin. She will also direct and execute the production alongside her producing partner Christopher Leggett through her new production company, Zusa.
Portman is also an executive producer alongside his producing partner Sophie Mas, Crazyrose directors Nathan Ross and the late Jean-Marc Vallée, as well as Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf, Amy J. Kaufman and Layne Eskridge for POV Entertainment, Yakin and Lipman.
The series marks Portman’s first foray into television as well as Har’el’s first television project.
Other Ingram credits include Apple/A24 Macbeth’s Tragedyin which she starred opposite Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand as Lady Macduff; Ambulance, directed by Michael Bay; and Peter Hedges The same storm.
It is replaced by Innovative Artists, Authentic Talent and Literary Management and Fox Rothschild.