“Memories are fragile,” opens the trailer for the upcoming Apple TV+ mystery series, Shining girls. For Elisabeth Moss’ Kirby Mazrachi, the show’s protagonist, memories are not only fragile, they are constantly changing.
Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Lauren Beukes, Shining girls revolves around Kirby, a Chicago-based newspaper archivist, in the years after she endures a violent and traumatic attack. But when a woman is found dead under strange circumstances that mirror Kirby’s attack, the aspiring journalist enlists the help of crime reporter Dan Velasquez (Wagner Moura) to track down the killer. player. Together, Kirby and Dan piece together unlikely connections between chilling cases spanning decades.
As the trailer reveals, Shining girls Not your typical serial killer story. “After what he did, it wasn’t like that,” Moss said. That’s when it becomes metaphysical. Kirby’s memories and appearance change inexplicably, causing her to question her reality. One minute she has a pet cat and the next minute a dog. She’s got brown hair then blonde, goofy bangs and then a long bob — and something tells us it’s not just because she’s making weekly trips to the salon. between murder mystery solving sessions.
In addition to Moss and Moura, the eight-episode horror series stars Jamie Bell as the killer (yes, we already know who the killer is) and Hamilton’s Phillipa Soo as Kirby’s best friend. Amy Brenneman has completed her role as the landlady of Kirby’s bedroom. Side note: that a woman in her late 30s considers her mother her roommate is arguably the most haunting aspect of this premise.
From showrunner Silka Luisa, Shining girls will announce the first three episodes on April 29. It will then be released on Apple TV+ in weekly installments. Luisa and Moss are both executive producers, with Moss also directing several episodes. Stay tuned next month to see Elisabeth Moss grapple with unspeakable horrors and trauma for change! Now we call that Moss’ character dead the whole time, Bruce-Willis style.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/shining-girls-trailer-shows-elisabeth-moss-losing-her-grip-on-reality?source=articles&via=rss ‘Shining Girls’ trailer shows Elisabeth Moss losing her grip on reality