Olivia Colman is on a mission to show that there’s nothing she will be able to’t do. Smack dab in the course of her gorgeous two-season activate The Crown, the Oscar-winning actress has signed on to play real-life killer Susan Edwards within the upcoming Sky authentic true crime drama Landscapers.
In accordance with the Deadline, it’s already obtained a sequence order at Sky and HBO, which ought to come as no shock given Colman’s pedigree, and that of Alexander Payne, who’s set to direct all 4 elements of the restricted sequence. Payne, after all, is answerable for a few of the most indelible films of the previous twenty years, from Election to Sideways, so the considered him teaming up with Colman is tantalizing to say the least.
That’s very true contemplating Landscapers will see Colman break dangerous in a significant means. You see, Susan Edwards and her husband Christopher had been convicted of murdering Susan’s dad and mom and burying them within the yard of their U.Ok. dwelling. Regardless of their conviction and subsequent 25-year jail sentence, the mild-mannered couple have reportedly maintained their innocence all through.
“Landscapers is a captivating ‘fact is stranger than fiction’ story,”stated Casey Bloys, HBO programming president. “We’re thrilled to have Olivia, Ed and Alexander on board, and to be again in enterprise with Sister and Sky.” That Bloys is thrilled to have Colman be part of the HBO household ought to come as little shock contemplating the unprecedented run she’s on. After profitable Greatest Actress ultimately 12 months’s Oscars for her efficiency in The Favorite, Colman turned heads in Fleabag season two, and is now in line for an Emmy for The Crown. It is smart that subsequent she’ll play a killer, as a result of proper now she’s killing it.
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