Netflix Picks Up “Lost Girls” With Liz Garbus Directing and Amy Ryan Attached to StarMay 18, 2018
Netflix Picks Up “Lost Girls” With Liz Garbus Directing and Amy Ryan Attached to Star
- Netflix has picked up the film Lost Girls. Amy Ryan will star in the true-crime story that is based on Robert Kolker’s award-winning book of the same name. It will be directed by Liz Garbus, the Oscar-nominated documentarian who is making her narrative feature debut with the film.
- Director: Two-time Oscar Nominee, two-time Emmy Winner, Peabody Winner, Grammy Nominee, and DGA-Nominated director Liz Garbus (What Happened Miss Simone?)
- Cast: Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, upcoming Beautiful Boy, Late Night)
- Producers: Anne Carey (20th Century Women, upcoming 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.
- Production Company: Archer Gray, Langley Park Pictures
- Executive Producers: Amy Nauiokas, Rory Koslow
- 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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