Deadline is reporting that Florence Pugh (Midsommar, Little Girls) has signed on to star because the title character in Dolly, a sci-fi courtroom drama a couple of “robotic companion doll” which kills its proprietor and subsequently shocks the world by pleading not responsible and asking for a lawyer.
The venture is impressed by the quick story of the identical title by Elizabeth Bear, Dolly might be written by Drew Pearce (Lodge Artemis) and Vanessa Taylor (The Form of Water), with Pearce producing by his new manufacturing Level of No Return Movies and Pugh and Taylor serving as government producers.
Apple TV+ has secured the rights to the venture this previous week, keeping off competitors from a number of studios and a rival streamer. Nonetheless, the script is but to be written and no director is hooked up, and so it appears that evidently Dolly will face a wait earlier than she will get her day in court docket.
Assuming it holds onto its Could date, Pugh will subsequent be seen in Marvel’s Black Widow as Yelena Belova, a task she’s additionally reprising for the Disney+ collection Hawkeye. She’s at the moment capturing Olivia Wilde’s new movie Don’t Fear Darling, and lately signed on to star in The Maid for Common Footage.
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