Apple has given a series order for “Shining Girls,” a new thriller based on the novel by Lauren Beukes that will star and be executive produced by Elisabeth Moss, and executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way. Hailing from MRC Television, the series will be adapted for television and executive produced by Silka Luisa, who will also serve as showrunner.
Moss will star as a Chicago reporter who survived a brutal assault only to find her reality shifting as she hunts down her attacker. In addition to starring, Moss will executive produce through Love & Squalor Pictures, alongside Lindsey McManus. Leonardo DiCaprio will executive produce through Appian Way alongside Jennifer Davidson. Author Lauren Beukes and Alan Page Arriaga will also serve as executive producers on the project.
“Shining Girls” will join recently announced Apple Original series including “The Shrink Next Door,” “The Afterparty” and “Hedy Lamarr.”