Danielle Deadwyler will star in J.J. Abrams' HBO series 'Demimonde'

Danielle Deadwyler will star in J.J. Abrams' HBO series 'Demimonde' ...

is set to star as the lead in,,, a sci-fi drama series, written, executive produced, and to be directed by.

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When a woman, Olive Reed (Deadwyler) is taken away from her husband and daughter in a horrific scientific accident, she is forced to unravel a conspiracy to reunite with her family, which has been left unharmed by a dark and distant world.

Bad Robot has been tasked with delivering Demimonde, which was then ordered to HBO for a straight-to-series order in 2018, but it is now in early pre-production.

Kira Snyder, Rand Ravich, and Far Shariat are showrunners. They executive produce with Bad Robot's Abrams, Ben Stephenson, and Rachel Rusch Rich are co-executive producers.

Deadwyler has reopened on HBO Max's limited series Station Eleven, where she stars in the Netflix film The Harder We Fall. She will then be seen starring as Mamie Till in the MGM/Orion Pictures feature Till, directed by Chinonye Chukwu, and star opposite Zoe Saldana in the limited series From Scratch. Deadwyler is reprimanded by Paradigm, Play Management, Ziffren Brittenham, and Shelter PR.

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