“Bones” actress Emily Deschanel is set to star in Netflix’s upcoming limited series “Devil in Ohio,” based on the true story-inspired book of the same name by Daria Polation (interview).
The cast also includes Sam Jaeger as Peter, Gerardo Celasco as Detective Lopez, Madeleine Arthur as Mae, Xaria Dotson as Jules, Alisha Newton as Helen, and Naomi Tan as Dani.
In the series, when hospital psychiatrist Dr. Suzanne Mathis shelters a mysterious cult escapee, her world is turned upside down as the strange girl’s arrival threatens to tear her own family apart.
The series, which features eight forty-five-minute episodes, is currently in production in Vancouver. Polatin adapted her novel and serves as both showrunner and executive producer. Rachel Miller of Haven Entertainment will also executive produce along with Andrew Wilder. Ian Hay will serve as producer. John Fawcett, Brad Anderson, Leslie Hope, and Steve Adelson are all attached to direct.
Deschanel is best known for her role as forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan aka “Bones” in the series of the same name which ran for 12 seasons on Fox from 2005 to 2017.