Alex Pangburn has booked a role on the pilot “One of Us is Lying” for NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service Peacock.
Based on the Karen M. McManus YA book of the same name, “One of Us Is Lying” tells the story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive.
The mysterious death of this high school teen, infamous for his salacious and damaging posts about his classmates, has everyone reeling, particularly when the young man’s death becomes a murder investigation… Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
Written by Erica Saleh (Instinct), One of Us Is Lying is described as The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars.
Jennifer Morrison has signed on to direct the drama pilot.
John Sacchi and Matt Groesch will executive produce via Sacchi’s 5 More Minutes Productions. Universal Content Productions will produce.
This marks the first official pilot order for the streamer! The service is expected to launch in April 2020.
Marianly Tejada (The Purge), Cooper van Grootel (Go!), Annalisa Cochrane (Into the Dark: Pure), newcomer Chibuikem Uche (Ghost Draft), Jessica McLeod (You Me Her), Barrett Carnahan (Grown-ish) and Melissa Collazo (Swamp Thing) will lead the ensemble cast of the drama.