Emmy nominee Phillipa Soo has joined the cast of the AppleTV+ series “Shining Girls,” based on the 2013 best-selling novel by Lauren Beukes. She’ll portray the intelligent and sure-footed Jin-Sook who works in the research department at the Adler planetarium, the article adds.
Soo was nominated for a 2021 Primetime Emmy in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series Musical for her work in Hamilton. She most recently appeared in the Spectrum Original series The Bite from Robert and Michelle King.
About ‘Shining Girls’
Starring Elizabeth Moss, “Shining Girls” centers on a Depression-era drifter who must murder the “shining girls” in order to continue his travels. Hailing from MRC Television, the series will be adapted for television and executive produced by Silka Luisa, who will also serve as showrunner. In addition to starring, Moss will executive produce through Love & Squalor Pictures alongside Lindsey McManus. Leonardo DiCaprio will executive produce through Appian Way alongside Jennifer Davidson. Author Lauren Beukes and Alan Page Arriaga will also serve as executive producers on the project.
About Apple TV+
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