‘The Undoing’: Harry Potter Broadway Star Noma Dumezweni Joins the Cast of this Limited Series

'The Undoing': Harry Potter Broadway Star Noma Dumezweni Joins the Cast of this Limited SeriesFrom Broadway to Netflix to HBO, actress Noma Dumezweni joins the cast of the limited series, The Undoing.

Dumezweni is cast opposite Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland in the six-episode series

The Undoing is an adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s book You Should Have Known.It centers on Grace Sachs (Kidman), who is living the only life she ever wanted for herself. She’s a successful therapist, has a devoted husband (Grant) and young son (Noah Jupe) who attends an elite private school in New York City. Overnight her perfect world changes thanks to a series of events. Those events include: a violent death and a missing husband. And what she she finds out a chain of terrible revelations about the man she calls her husband. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.

Dumezweni will play Haley Gibson.

David E. Kelley wrote the script and Susanne Bier will direct it.


Read originally on Blackfilm:

Deadline is reporting that Noma Dumezweni from Broadway’s Tony-winning ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ has been cast opposite Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland in The Undoing, HBO’s high-profile six-episode limited series written by David E. Kelley and directed by Susanne Bier.

An adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s book You Should Have Known, The Undoing centers on Grace Sachs, who is living the only life she ever wanted for herself. She’s a successful therapist, has a devoted husband and young son. Overnight a chasm opens in her life: a violent death, a missing husband, and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.

Dumezweni will play Haley Gibson.

Kelley executive produces The Undoing through David E. Kelley Prods. and serves as showrunner. Bier executive produces and will direct all episodes. Kidman executive produces with Per Saari through their Blossom Films alongside Bruna Papandrea via Made Up Stories, Stephen Garrett and Celia Costas.

Dumezweni’s recent credits include Netflix film The Boy Who Harnassed the Wind, Mary Poppins Returns, The Kid Who Would Be King, and Hugo Blick’s Netflix series Black Earth Rising. A two-time Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee, Dumezweni recently completed her run as Hermione Granger in Broadway’s Tony-winning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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