Y'lan Noel, Mikey Madison, and Brett Gelman Join Apple Limited Series

Y'lan Noel, Mikey Madison, and Brett Gelman Join Apple Limited Series ...

EXCLUSIVE: Y'lan Noel (The First Purge), (Better Things) and (Stranger Things) are set as leads opposite Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong'o in a limited series adaptation of Laura Lippman's book, created and directed by Alma Har'el (Honey Boy) and produced by Endeavor Content.

The limited series, which has begun production, takes place in the 60s Baltimore, where Maddie Schwartz, a housewife and mother, is forced to reinvent her life as an investigative journalist and sets her on a collision course with Cleo Sherwood, a hard-working woman who struggles motherhood, many jobs, and a passion for pushing Baltimore's Black progressive agenda.

Crazyrose and Bad Wolf America produce Lady in the Lake, and its executive production is directed by Har'el alongside producer Christopher Leggett and Amy J. Kaufman, respectively. The list of series' executive producers includes Crazyrose's Nathan Ross and the late Jean-Marc Vallee, according to Briana Belser, Sheila Wilson, and Boaz Yakin. Author Laura Lippman also executive produces on the project.

Noel is well-known for his role as Daniel on Issa Rae's famous HBO comedy series Insecure for its first three seasons. He was also seen in Stella Meghie's romantic drama The Photograph for Universal Pictures and Stella Meghie's indie comedy The Weekend. Most recently, he can be seen in the film A Lot of Nothing, directed by John Meigs at Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Warren, Richman, Kaller, Gellman, and Me

Madison has announced her return to Pamela Adlon's Better Things, which has officially concluded its fifth and final season on the screen. She also appeared in once Upon a Time... in Hollywood and most recently Scream. Madison has been deposed by UTA, Authentic Talent & Lit, and Hansen Jacobsen Teller.

Gelman is currently seen in Season 4 of Stranger Things. Best known for his role as the scene-stealing Martin in the Emmy-winning Fleabag, the actor has also appeared in Paramount's spy thriller Without Remorse, directed by Management 360, ICM Partners, and Isaac Dunham.

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