Wagner Moura Joins Elisabeth Moss in Apple Series ‘Shining Girls’

Wagner Moura Joins Elisabeth Moss in Apple Series ‘Shining Girls’
Wagner Moura has signed on to star opposite Elisabeth Moss in the Apple series “Shining Girls,” Variety has learned.

The series is an adaptation of the 2013 Lauren Beukes novel of the same name. Moss plays a Chicago reporter who survived a brutal assault only to find her reality shifting as she hunts down her attacker. Moura will play Dan, a veteran journalist breaking the widening story of a copycat attack.

A major star in his native Brazil, Moura is best known to American audiences for his starring role in the Netflix series “Narcos,” in which he played drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. His other well-known roles include the features “Elite Squad” and the sequel “Elite Squad: The Enemy Within.” He also starred opposite Matt Damon and Jodie Foster in the 2013 film “Elysium.”

He is repped by WME, Brent Travers and attorney Greg Slewett.

Silka Luisa will write the adaptation and serve as executive producer and showrunner.
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