Moses Ingram, fresh out of starring Star Wars Serie Obi-Wan Kenobi, has joined the Apple TV+ limited series Lady In The Lake.
Ingram, who earned an Emmy nomination for his role in the Netflix series queen’s Gambit, will star opposite Natalie Portman in the series, which hails from Alma Har’el.
She plays Cleo Sherwood in a role previously held by Lupita Nyong’o, who retired earlier this year.
The series, which is currently in production, is based on the New York Times best-selling novel by Laura Lippman.
It takes place in 1960s Baltimore, where an unsolved murder pushes housewife and mother Maddie Schwartz, played by Portman, to reinvent her life as an investigative journalist and puts her on a collision course with Ingram’s Sherwood, a working woman juggling motherhood. , many jobs, and a passionate commitment to advancing Baltimore’s black progressive agenda.
Y’Lan Noel, Mikey Madison and Brett Gelman also star.
The series comes from the Endeavor Content studio along with Crazyrose and Bad Wolf America.
honey boy director Alma Har’el writes alongside Sheila Wilson, Zach Shields, Vanessa Baden-Kelley, Briana Belser, Nambi Kelly, Byron Bowers and Boaz Yakin, and will direct.
She executive produces alongside producing partner Christopher Leggett through her new production company, Zusa, Portman, who executive produces alongside producing partner Sophie Mas, Crazyrose directors 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, as well as Har’el’s first television project.
Ingram’s other credits include Apple/A24 The tragedy of Macbethin which she starred opposite Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand as Lady Macduff, Ambulancedirected by Michael Bay, and Peter Hedges’ The Same Storm.
Ingram is represented by Innovative Artists, Authentic Talent and Literary Management, Viewpoint, and Fox Rothschild.