Child actress Brooklynn Prince has been cast in the lead role of Apple’s upcoming drama series that’s based on the life of young journalist Hilde Lysiak, reports Deadline.
Eight-year-old actress Prince is known for playing Moonee in „The Florida Project,“ and she is currently working with Angelina Jolie and Sam Rockwell on „The One and Only Ivan.“
The upcoming TV show, which will be Prince’s first, follows a young girl who moves from New York to the small lakeside town her father is from, where she unearths a murder case everyone else in the town had attempted to bury.
The show is based on real-life child [...]
Apple has placed a straight-to-series order for a drama series about Hilde Lysiak, a child journalist who publishes a newspaper called the Orange Street News in her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
According to Variety, the series will follow a young girl who moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father is from, where she unearths a cold case that everyone in town had attempted to bury.
Image of Hilde Lysiak via NY Daily News The story is based on Lysiak’s own efforts to report on a murder in Selinsgrove, where she was the first person to expose it. Lysiak’s Orange Street News has earned her national and international media attention. [...]