J.P. Based on Delaney’s global best-seller, the four-part psychological thriller stars Gugu Mbita-Raw and David Oyelowo. HBO Max, BBC, and 42 One are headed to Folgate Street. The three companies will co-produce an adaptation of JP Delaney’s global best-selling psychological thriller The Girl Before.
Produced, written and executive produced by Delaney, the four-part limited series will feature Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Oyelowo in the lead roles of Jane and Edward. Lisa Brühlmann (Killing Eve, Cervant) is directing with the series’ co-authoring episode Marissa Lestrade (White Stork, Deep State 2).
The Girl Before, which has sold more than 1 million copies since it was published in 2016, tells the story of Jane (Mbitha-Raw), a woman living in a beautiful, minimalist house designed by a beautiful architect Edward. Get a chance (Oyelowo). However, all new tenants at One Folgate Street must follow precise house rules that include no books, no photos, and no clutter.
Jane feels that the house is changing her and things come to the fore when she discovers the fate of her predecessor Emma and the unnecessary similarities in their lives. Delaney said: “In a previous career that was written for the screen, it has been my dream for a long time to make a girl already friendly, but I was determined to do it only if I could find mates who are high Wanted to chase quality, classy storytelling. Above everything else. You couldn’t really get a more quality-focused line-up than 42, BBC, and HBO Max – and we already saw Lisa, Gugu and David Have attracted world-class talent.
Psychological thrillers can be even more entertaining on television than they would be in films, and I am incredibly excited to re-tell this particular story in a visual medium. It was also a lot of fun collaborating on episodes two and three with Marissa Lestrade, a prolific co-writer. ” The series will stream on HBO Max in UB and U.K. Will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer, with WarnerMedia controlling the rights of additional selected territories around the world.
Executive producers of the project include Eleanor Moran and Rory Aitken for 42, Ben Irving, and Bruhlmann for the BBC. Ronda Smith and producer Mbitha-Raw will be an associate producer. ITV Studios is handling international distribution and has also foiled a co-commissioning deal with HBO Max.