Natalie Portman to make her television debut hand in hand with the Mexicankeniana Lupita Nyong’o in the limited series Apple TV’s ‘Lady in the Lake’ +the digital giant reported on Wednesday in a statement. Alma Har’el, who caused a sensation among critics with her debut feature ‘Honey Boy’ (2018), will be the director and screenwriter in this series.
Centered in 1960s Baltimore (USA) and inspired by the novel by Laura Lippman, ‘Lady in the Lake’ will tell the story of a woman (Portman) who reinvents herself as an investigative journalist to solve a series of murders. In this endeavor, he crosses paths with a working mother (Nyong’o) who is committed to defending the black population.
Winner of the best actress statuette for ‘Black Swan’ (2010), Portman plans to return to Marvel’s ‘Thor’ saga in the fourth film, entitled ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’, which will be released in 2022. His filmography includes other films such as ‘Closer’ (2004), ‘V for Vendetta’ (2005) or ‘Jackie’ (2016).
For her part, Nyong’o took the statuette for ’12 Years a Slave ‘(2013). The actress born in Mexico City in 1983 has also stood out in other films such as ‘Black Panther’ (2018), ‘Us’ (2019) or ‘Little Monsters’ (2019). Looking ahead, Nyong’o is awaiting the release of ‘The 355’, a spy tape in which she is accompanied by Penelope Cruz, Jessica Chastain, Diane Kruger and Fan Bingbing.