Daisy Ridley is teaming up with Raelle Tucker, an alumna of “Jessica Jones” and “True Blood,” on her subsequent venture. The “Star Wars” actress will topline and exec produce “The Higher Liar,” a drama sequence in improvement at Amazon that’s written by Tucker. Deadline broke the information.
An adaptation of Tanen Jones’ e book of the identical title, “The Higher Liar” tells the story of a lady who “hires a lookalike in an effort to hide her sister’s dying and declare their shared inheritance,” however “her deception exposes an online of harmful secrets and techniques,” per the supply.
Ridley premiered her newest movie, “Typically I Suppose About Dying,” at Sundance Movie Competition in January. Directed by Rachel Lambert, the drama follows a lady who begins courting a coworker.
Tucker simply served as showrunner on “The Energy,” Amazon’s upcoming thriller primarily based on Naomi Alderman’s novel about teenage women who develop the facility to electrocute individuals at will.