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Riley Keough To Star in Hulu’s ‘Under the Bridge’ Adaptation of Rebecca Godfrey’s Book

Riley Keough (The Terminal List) will star in and executive produce Hulu’s series adaptation of Rebecca Godfrey’s novel “Under the Bridge.”

The eight-episode limited series description is as follows: The 1997 true story of fourteen-year-old Reena Virk who went to join friends at a party and never returned home. Godfrey takes us into the hidden world of the seven teenage girls and a boy accused of the savage murder, revealing startling truths about the unlikely killer.

According to Deadline, Keough will play the late author Godfrey.

Quinn Shephard is adapting the book for the series and will serve as an executive producer. Shephard is known for writing, directing and starring in the films Blame and Not Okay.

Geeta Patel serves as director and executive producer.  Patel recently directed an episode of the first season of HBO’s  Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon.  Other directing credits include Hulu’s The GreatP-Valley at Starz, and Santa Clarita Diet at Netflix.

Samir Mehta and Liz Tigelaar will serve as co-showrunners and executive producers, with Tigelaar executive producing under her Best Day Ever banner. Stacey Silverman of Best Day Ever will also executive produce along with Godfrey.  Keough will executive produce through her production company, Felix Cupla, alongside development exec Gina Gammell, who will also serve as executive producer.

ABC Signature will produce, with Best Day Ever currently under an overall deal at the studio.

Keough can be seen next playing Daisy Jones in Prime Video’s upcoming original series Daisy Jones & The Six. She also recently starred in Amazon’s The Terminal List.

Source: Deadline

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