Apple has ordered a new drama series, titled ‘Suspicion’, starring Academy Award-nominated actress Uma Thurman.
The series is said to be a high-paced thriller about the kidnapping of the son of a prominent American businesswoman, played by Uma Thurman. Twenty-one-year-old Leo’s abduction from a large, upmarket hotel in central New York is captured on video and goes viral. Swiftly, four British citizens staying at the hotel become the prime suspects. But are they guilty of any more than being in the wrong place at the wrong time?
The series is directed by Golden Globe-winner Chris Long and will also star Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory), Noah Emmerich (The Americans), Georgina Campbell (Black Mirror), Elyes Gabel (Scorpion), Elizabeth Henstridge (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Angel Coulby (Dancing On The Edge).
Darin McLeod will produce while Rob Williams serves as showrunner.
The series is commissioned for Apple out of the UK by Apple’s Heads of Worldwide Video, Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, and Creative Director for Europe Worldwide Video, Jay Hunt.
The ‘Kill Bill’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’ actress currently leads the Netflix supernatural drama ‘Chambers’. Thurman has made TV a priority in her later career. She has previously starred in a number of episodes of the Bravo series ‘Imposters’ and the NBC series ‘The Slap’. On the feature film front, she starred in ‘War With Grandpa’ opposite Robert De Niro and is attached to action sci-fi pic Tau Ceti Four.