Moses Ingram, fresh off the lead in Disney+’s Star Wars series Obi Wan Kenobi, joined the Apple TV+ and Endeavor Content limited series Lady in the lake.
Ingram, who scored an Emmy nomination for her role in Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit, will star alongside Natalie Portman in the series, which comes from Alma Har’el. She plays Cleo Sherwood in a role previously played by Lupita Nyong’o, who left earlier this year.
The series, currently in production, is based on Laura Lippman’s New York Times bestseller. Set in 1960s Baltimore, where an unsolved murder prompts housewife and mother Maddie Schwartz (Portman) to reinvent her life as an investigative reporter and put her on a collision course with Ingram’s Sherwood, a hard-working woman who juggles motherhood. , many jobs and a passionate dedication to advancing Baltimore’s Black progressive agenda.
Y’Lan Noel, Mikey Madison and Brett Gelman also star.
The series comes from studio Endeavor Content alongside Crazyrose and Bad Wolf America.
baby boy director Har’el co-writes with Sheila Wilson, Zach Shields, Vanessa Baden-Kelley, Briana Belser, Nambi Kelly, Byron Bowers and Boaz Yakin. She will also direct and perform alongside production partner Christopher Leggett through her new production company, Zusa.
Portman also executive produces along with production partner Sophie Mas, Crazyrose heads Nathan Ross and the late Jean-Marc Vallée, along with Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf, Amy J. Kaufman and Layne Eskridge for POV Entertainment, Yakin and Lippman.
The series marks Portman’s first foray into television and Har’el’s first TV project.
Ingram’s other credits include Apple/A24s The Tragedy of Macbethin which she starred opposite Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand as Lady Macduff; Ambulance, directed by Michael Bay; and Peter Hedges’ The same storm.
She is represented by Innovative Artists, Authentic Talent and Literary Management and Fox Rothschild.