Lara Pulver to join Anna Paquin in Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams for Amazon
Lara Pulver (Sherlock) has joined Terrence Howard (Empire) and Anna Paquin (True Blood) in the upcoming Amazon Studios sci-fi series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, according to Variety. The series is based, as the title implies, on the stories of author Philip K. Dick. The series will be comprised of 10 episodes. Howard and Paquin will appear in “Real Life,” written by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and directed by Jeffrey Reiner. There is no word on where we’ll see Pulver as of yet.
In the “Real Life” episode of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, Paquin will play “a policewoman living in the future who shares headspace with George, played by Howard, a brilliant game designer, as each pursue violent killers whose plans could have shattering consequences. In a race against time, sharing a bond that no one else can see, they learn the very thing that connects them can also destroy them.”
A number of writers are working on the standalone episodes, including Jack Thorne, Moore, Michael Dinner, Tony Grisoni, Matthew Graham, David Farr, Dee Rees, and Travis Beacham. Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) will executive produce. Pulver is known for her work in the BBC’s adaptation of Sherlock starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. She was seen in True Blood as the fairy Claudine Crane, Da Vinci’s Demons as Clarice Orsini and most recently in the film Underworld: Blood Wars. She has a recurring role on the TV series Quantico.
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