Friday, October 26, 2018

Netflix Rounds Out Casting for Liz Garbus' "Lost Girls"

Netflix Rounds Out Casting for Liz Garbus' "Lost Girls"
Amy Ryan, Gabriel Byrne, Thomasin McKenzie, Lola Kirke, Oona Laurence, Reed Birney, Dean Winters, Miriam Shor, Kevin Corrigan and Rosal Colon star in the project.

Director: Two-time Oscar Nominee, two-time Emmy Winner, Peabody Winner, Grammy Nominee, and DGA-Nominated director Liz Garbus (What Happened Miss Simone?), making her narrative feature debut

QUOTE FROM LIZ GARBUS: "I was lucky enough to spend time with Mari Gilbert before her death to discuss our project, her hopes, and her ongoing pursuit of justice. My hope is that LOST GIRLS honors Mari's memory and continues her fight for justice and truth, a fight she shared with so many women whose stories are part of this film."

Cast: Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (Beautiful Boy, Gone Baby Gone, Birdman), Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne (Maniac, Hereditary, In Treatment), Thomasin McKenzie (Leave No Trace), Lola Kirke (Mozart in the Jungle, Mistress America), Oona Laurence (Bad Moms, The Beguiled, Southpaw), Reed Birney (House of Cards), Dean Winters (Divorce, John Wick), Miriam Shor (Younger, The American), Kevin Corrigan (Dice, The Get Down), Rosal Colon (Orange is the New Black, Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Producers: Anne Carey (20th Century Women, Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Kevin McCormick (upcoming The Goldfinch)

Screenwriter: Michael Werwie (upcoming Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile), based on Robert Kolker's riveting and award-winning nonfiction book of the same title which was named one of the New York Times' 100 Notable Books and one of Publisher's Weekly's Top Ten Books of 2013
Production Company: Langley Park Pictures, Archer Gray

Executive Producers: Liz Garbus, Carrie Fix, Rory Koslow, Amy Nauiokas, Vinay Singh
Log Line: The story, both a true crime story and a strong character piece follows Mari Gilbert as she relentlessly drives law enforcement agents to search for her missing daughter and in the process sheds light on a wave of unsolved murders of young female sex workers on the South Shore barrier islands of Long Island. 

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