Deadline reports that Jamie Bell has joined the cast of Apple TV+ upcoming metaphysical series ‘Shining Girls’. Base on Lauren Beukes’ best-selling novel, ‘Shining Girls’ will be adapted for television and is executive produced by Silka Luisa, Elisabeth Moss through Love & Squalor Pictures, Leonardo Dicaprio through Appian Way, Lauren Beukes, Alan Page Arriaga, and others.
Jamie Bell lands a role in Apple TV+ metaphysical series ‘Shining Girls’
Jamie Bell is joining Emmy Award winner Elisabeth Moss, and Wagner Moura in the series telling the story of a Chicago reporter, played by Moss, who hunts for her attackers after surviving a brutal assault with a veteran journalist, played by Moura. The plot will turn complicated as the duo will discover a copycat attack to make Moss question reality. The report states that Bell will play the part of a mysterious loner.
Bell is an English actor and dancer who has starred in and won BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in Billy Elliot in 2000. He has also won a BAFTA Award nomination for his role in Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017). He played Tintin in The Adventures of Tintin (2011), and Ben Grimm/ Thing in Fantastic Four (2015). Other notable performances include King Kong (2005), Jumper (2008), Snowpiercer (2013), and Rocketman (2019). The report details more accomplishments of the actor:
Bell was most recently seen in the Amazon thriller Without Remorse opposite Michael B. Jordan and just finished filming the BRON western Surrounded. He is also attached to star as Fred Astaire in the biopic Fred & Ginger for Amazon. He is repped by UTA, 3 Arts Entertainment and Sloane Offer Weber Dern.
Recently, Apple TV+ released the official trailer of ‘Lisey’s Story’, thriller-horror series written and executive produced by Stephen King and starring Academy Award winner Julianne Moore, Clive Owen and others. The two titles will join other critically acclaimed and award-winning drama series on the video streaming service like:
“Defending Jacob,” the NAACP Image Award-winning “Truth Be Told,” and the Golden Globe-nominated and SAG and Critics Choice Award-winning series “The Morning Show”; as well as the anticipated upcoming series “Mosquito Coast,” starring Justin Theroux; and the historical drama series “Hedy Lamarr,” starring and executive produced by Gal Gadot.