Phillipa Soo has joined the cast of the AppleTV+ series ‘Shining Girl’ alongside Elizabeth Moss, which is based on a 2013 best selling novel by Lauren Beukes. Soo will play the intelligent and sure-footed Jin-Sook who works in the research department at the Adler planetarium.
She will star against Elizabeth Moss who depicts a Chicago reporter that survived a brutal assault as she hunts for her attacker. This stellar cast also involves Wagner Moura ( Narcos) who will play Dan who is a veteran journalist breaking the story of the copycat attacker. Jamie Bell will be portraying Harper, a mysterious loner having a connection to Moss’s Kirby.
In addition to starring, Moss executive produces through Love & Squalor Pictures, along with Lindsey McManus. Leonardo DiCaprio serves as executive producer through Appian Way alongside Jennifer Davisson. Also, Authors Lauren Beukes and Alan Page Arriaga will serve as executive producers on the project.
Soo was nominated for Outstanding supporting actress in 2021 Primetime Emmy for her work in Hamilton. Recently she made an appearance in Spectrum Original series The Bite from Robert and Michelle King.