Moses Ingram is replacing Lupita Nyong’o in the upcoming series adaptation of Lady in the Lake for Apple. Nyong’o exited the series last month where she was supposed to co-lead opposite Natalie Portman.
Y’Lan Noel, Mikey Madison, and Brett Gelman also star in the series, which is currently in production and is based on Laura Lippman’s New York Times bestselling novel of the same name.
The limited series takes place in 1960s Baltimore, where an unsolved murder pushes housewife and mother Maddie Schwartz (Portman) to reinvent her life as an investigative journalist and sets her on a collision course with Cleo Sherwood, a hard-working woman juggling motherhood, many jobs and a passionate commitment to advancing Baltimore’s Black progressive agenda.
The series comes from studio Endeavor Content alongside Crazyrose and Bad Wolf America.
Alma Har’el created the series and is also a director and executive producer via her new production company, Zusa. Har’el’s producing partner, Christopher Legget, also executive produces. Portman executive produces along with her producing partner, Sophie Mas
Endeavor Content serves as the studio on “Lady in the Lake.” Crazyrose principals Nathan Ross and the late Jean-Marc Vallée executive produce along with Amy J. Kaufman as well as Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf America. The series is written by Har’el alongside Nambi Kelly, Briana Belser, Sheila Wilson and Boaz Yakin. Yakin serves as executive producer. Lippman is an executive producer on the project.