Katherine Langford to Headline Starz Psychological Thriller

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Katherine Langford has booked her return to the small display!

Starz has green-lit the drama sequence The Venery of Samantha Hen.

Langford (Knives Out, 13 Causes Why) will lead the eight-episode drama within the title function of Samantha.

The sequence is created by Anna Moriarty, who additionally serves as government producer.

Salvatore Stabile (Waco) is showrunner and government producer.

Jessica Rhoades (Station Eleven, Sharp Objects) government produces via her Pacesetter Productions shingle, with Rachel Polan serving as co-executive producer.

Jessica Yu (Fosse/Verdon, Billions) is consulting producer.

“’The Venery of Samantha Hen’ is the proper complement to our slate of provocative, immersive storytelling that leans into the feminine gaze,” stated Kathryn Busby, President of Authentic Programming, STARZ.

“Katherine is an unbelievable expertise who will carry this contemporary romance of addictive like to life.”

“Visiting household in New England, Samantha Hen reconnects together with her childhood sweetheart and falls headlong right into a seemingly good storybook romance,” the logline reads. 

“However beneath their fever dream lurks a extra unsettling interpretation of this affair.”

The Venery of Samantha Hen is a haunting portrayal of addictive love and the repercussions {that a} relationship has on the households in a small New England city.

Langford shot to fame enjoying Hannah Baker in Netflix’s authentic sequence 13 Causes Why, which grew to become a worldwide phenomenon shortly after its March 2017 launch.

Langford was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Finest Efficiency by an Actress in a Tv Drama.

That very same 12 months, she acquired the celebrated Display screen Australia Breakthrough Award from Australians in Movie.

In 2019, she was a part of the critically acclaimed Lionsgate thriller thriller Knives Out, which received a Hollywood Critics Affiliation Award for Finest Forged.

Her different movie credit additionally embrace roles in twentieth Century Fox’s Love, Simon, and Paramount Footage’ Spontaneous, for which she acquired a Critics’ Alternative Award nomination.

She additionally returned to Netflix in July 2020, because the lead in Cursed.

Langford presently stars within the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) six-part Australian crime drama, Savage River.

Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.

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