After the finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+, actor Moses Ingram, along with fellow Star Wars veteran Natalie Portman, was cast in the upcoming Apple TV+ series. Ingram will replace another Star Wars veteran who dropped out of the project earlier this year.
Back in March, Apple announced plans to adapt Laura Lippman’s thriller novel Lady in the Lake into a TV+ limited series back in March:
The limited series is set in 1960s Baltimore, where an unsolved murder pushes housewife and mother Maddie Schwartz (Portman) to reinvent her life as an investigative journalist and puts her on a collision course with Cleo Sherwood (Nyong’o), a tough woman. a working woman who combines motherhood, multiple jobs, and a passionate commitment to advancing a progressive black agenda in Baltimore.
Lupita Nyong’o was originally supposed to star alongside Portman, but the actor dropped out of the project for unknown reasons. Nyong’o is the voice of Maz Kanata in Star Wars: Episode VII.
Moses Ingram, who played Riva in the Disney+ series, made headlines last month after he was targeted by online trolls who bombarded the actor with racist attacks after the first episode of Kenobi aired.
Ewan McGregor, who played the main character in Kenobi, answered with a video message strongly supporting his co-star and praising her acting talent.
“Moses is a brilliant actor, she’s a brilliant woman, and she’s absolutely amazing on this show… I just want to say, as the lead actor on the show, as the show’s executive producer, we support Moses,” McGregor said. spectators. McGregor is also part of the Apple TV+ family in the motorcycle adventure series The Long Way Up, as well as the upcoming Raymond & Ray movie.
Natalie Portman, another Lady in the Lake star, signed a first-view deal between Apple TV+ and her production company in March.
Prior to joining Lady in the Lake, Moses Ingram played the role of Lady Macduff in Apple’s original film The Tragedy of Macbeth alongside Denzel Washington. An upcoming limited series is currently in development.