Danielle Deadwyler To Star In J.J. Abrams’ HBO Series ‘Demimonde’

Deadline is reporting that Danielle Deadwyler is set as the lead in Demimonde , HBO’s sci-fi drama series, written, executive produced and to be directed by J.J. Abrams.

In Demimonde, produced by Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and HBO, when a woman, Olive Reed (Deadwyler), is torn away from her husband and daughter in a brutal scientific accident, she is forced to unravel a conspiracy to reunite with her family, now lost to a dark, distant other world.

Kira Snyder, Rand Ravich & Far Shariat serve as showrunners. They executive produce with Bad Robot’s Abrams and Ben Stephenson. Rachel Rusch Rich is co-executive producer.

Deadwyler recently recurred on HBO Max’s limited series Station Eleven and starred in the Netflix film The Harder We Fall . She will next be seen starring as Mamie Till in the MGM/Orion Pictures feature Till , directed by Chinonye Chukwu, and starring opposite Zoe Saldana in the Netflix limited series From Scratch.

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