OSCAR WINNERS NATALIE PORTMAN & LUPITA NYONG'O TO FACE OFF IN LADY IN THE LAKE SERIES
OSCAR WINNERS NATALIE PORTMAN & LUPITA NYONG’O TO FACE OFF IN LADY IN THE LAKE SERIES(Pic Credit: Facebook/NataliePortman, Lupita Nyong’o)

NATALIE PORTMAN and LUPITA NYONG’O have signed on to front Apple’s new Lady in the Lake series.

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Adapted from Laura Lippman’s book of the same name, the limited series will be directed by Honey Boy’s Alma Har’el, who will also co-write the screenplay with Dre Ryan.

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Set in 1960s Baltimore, Maryland, the film will feature Natalie Portland as a former investigative journalist, who clashes with  Lupita Nyong’o’s black rights activist while trying to dig up facts about an unsolved murder.

Lady in the Lake will mark a series of firsts for the two Oscar winners and their director – it’s Natalie Portman’s first lead television role, the first major small screen role for Lupita Nyong’o, and Har’el’s first TV production. (KL/DL/LOT)

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