Walking Dead & Bridgeton Stars Lead Cast Of Upcoming Series “Burning Girls”

September 5, 2022

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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“Walking Dead ” star Samantha Morton is set to lead Paramount+’s upcoming series “Burning Girls” alongside “Bridgerton” star Ruby Stokes, Deadline reports.


The show is from Marcella producer Buccaneer Media and is an adaptation of the novel by C.J. Tudor. It has now entered production and follows a village haunted by a dark and turbulent history.


“Morton will play Reverend Jack Brooks, a single parent haunted by a tragedy from her previous church and who bears the onus of her husband’s death. Stokes is her daughter Flo, a teenager who marches to the beat of her own drum. Both arrive in Chapel Croft in the hope of a fresh start, however, they soon find the village rife with conspiracies and secrets.”


Conrad Khan (Peaky Blinders), Rupert Graves (Sherlock, Emma), Stranger Things star Elodie Grace Orkin, Janie Dee, David Dawson (The Last Kingdom), Paul Bradley (EastEnders), Jane Lapotaire (The Crown, Marie Curie), Jack Roth (Bohemian Rhapsody), Mollie Holder (Sanditon), Safia Oakley-Green (The Origin, Sherwood), Beth Cordingly (Learning to Walk Again) and John Macmillian (House of Dragon) joining Morton and Stokes round out the cast.


Burning Girls” is expected to premiere sometime in the first half of 2023. We’ll keep you posted.

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