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TV Information: Elisabeth Moss to Star in Thriller “The Veil,” Amazon Greenlights Woman Jane Gray Sequence

Elisabeth Moss is ready so as to add to her ever-busy slate with a brand new restricted sequence for FX on Hulu. The “The Handmaid’s Story” star will topline thriller “The Veil.” In line with Deadline, Denise Di Novi (“Heathers”) and former CBS Leisure chairwoman Nina Tassler will be a part of Moss as exec producers.

The supply particulars that the sequence will discover “the shocking and fraught relationship between two ladies who play a lethal recreation of fact and lies on the street from Istanbul to Paris and London. One lady has a secret, the opposite a mission to disclose it earlier than 1000’s of lives are misplaced.” No phrase but on who will star reverse Moss.

Mentioned author and EP Steven Knight, “I’m completely thrilled to be telling this story, which is actually worldwide and really modern. We have now gathered collectively among the most proficient individuals within the enterprise. Working with Denise Di Novi is all the time a pleasure and I’ve needed to work with Elisabeth Moss for a very long time. … I feel this might be a landmark tv occasion.”

In addition to “The Handmaid’s Story” — for which she received two Emmy awards together with Excellent Lead Actress in a Drama Sequence — Moss’ most up-to-date credit have included Josephine Decker’s Shirley Jackson biopic “Shirley” and Apple TV+ sequence “Shining Ladies.”

Elsewhere in TV information, Deadline has additionally solely revealed {that a} historic comedy sequence about short-lived British monarch Woman Jane Gray has been greenlit at Amazon, with Emily Bader (“Paranormal Exercise: Subsequent of Kin”) set to star because the younger Tudor. Gemma Burgess (writer of the “Brooklyn Ladies” trilogy) and Meredith Glynn (“The Boys”) might be co-showrunners and co-exec producers on the present, which is predicated on the “The Woman Janies” sequence of YA historic novels penned by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, and Jodi Meadows.

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Jamie Babbit (“However I’m A Cheerleader”) is signed on to direct the pilot and can function producing director.

The sequence will observe Jane, who “dreads her organized marriage, solely to be shocked when it ends in a steamy romance, her being topped Queen, and a heroic mission to save lots of the magical individuals persecuted by her political rivals.”

Bader additionally counts the “Charmed” reboot amongst her credit, and is connected to star in Jennifer Esposito’s crime drama “Contemporary Kills.”

With directing credit on “Russian Doll,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and the upcoming “A League of Their Personal” sequence, Babbit most just lately earned an Emmy nomination for Excellent Directing for a Comedy Sequence for “Solely Murders within the Constructing.”

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