Alexandra Billings (Transparent) is set for a key repeating role in The Peripheral, Amazon’s upcoming original series from Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s Kilter Films. Chloë Grace Moretz and Jack Reynor star in the science fiction thriller drama, in light of the bestselling novel by William Gibson.
Made by Scott B. Smith, The Peripheral is portrayed as an astonishing, dreamlike look into the destiny of humankind — and what lies past.
The book centers on Flynne (Moretz) and her brother Burton (Reynor). In the novel, Burton, a veteran of the Marine Corps’ elite Haptic Recon force, is recruited for a security job that happens in what he thinks is cyberspace. At the point when Flynne briefly has his spot, she observes something that may have been murder.
Billings will play Detective Ainsley Lowbeer.
Notwithstanding Moretz and Reynor, the cast incorporates Eli Goree, Gary Carr, Charlotte Riley, JJ Feild, Adelind Horan, T’Nia Miller, Alex Hernandez, Louis Herthum, Chris Coy, Melinda Page Hamilton, Katie Leung and Austin Rising.
The Peripheral is produced by Amazon Studios and Warner Bros Television, in relationship with Kilter Films. Executive producers are Smith, director Vincenzo Natali, Nolan and Joy, Athena Wickham and Steven Hoban. Greg Plageman is executive producer and showrunner.
Billings most recently featured as Madame Horrible in the Broadway production of Wicked and plans to get back to the job after the pandemic closure. She is the first trans actor to depict the role, which isn’t composed as trans. On TV, Billings featured as Davina in Amazon’s Transparent and was a producer of the series’ musical finale. She additionally repeated on The Conners, Never Have I Ever, Diary of a Female President, Goliath and visitor featured on How to Get Away with Murder, Gray’s Anatomy, among others. Her biography From Schoolboy to Showgirl: The Alexandra Billings Story for PBS TV was assigned for an Emmy for Best Documentary. Her film work incorporates Freelancers Anonymous and Valley of Bones inverse Autumn Reeser and Rhys Corio. Billings is repped by Artists and Representatives and Billy Miller Management.
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