Surface: Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Lead Apple TV+ Psychological Thriller Series
Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show, Loki, Misbehaviour) is set to star in Surface, Apple TV+’s new psychological thriller series from High Fidelity co-creator and executive producer Veronica West, according to Deadline. The project received a straight-to-series order from the streamer.
Surface is an eight-part series created and written by West, who will executive produce alongside Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter of Hello Sunshine. Mbatha-Raw will also co-executive produce the series.
Production is expected to begin next year. The series is produced by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and Apple Studios.
Besides co-starring alongside Witherspoon in Apple TV+’s drama The Morning Show as Hannah Shoenfeld, Mbatha-Raw’s credits also include Misbehaviour, Come Away, Motherless Brooklyn, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, A Wrinkle in Time, Beauty and the Beast, The Cloverfield Paradox, Free State of Jones, Miss Sloane, Concussion, and more. Mbatha-Raw’s upcoming projects include the drama feature Seacole and the Disney+ series Loki starring MCU star Tom Hiddleston.
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