Lady in the Lake
Created by
Based onLady in the Lake
by Laura Lippman
Written by
Directed byAlma Har'el
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
CinematographyLachlan Milne
Production companies
DistributorApple Inc.
Original networkApple TV+

Lady in the Lake is an upcoming American drama miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Laura Lippman. It is set to premiere on Apple TV+.


Set in 1960s Baltimore, an investigative journalist working on an unsolved murder clashes with a woman working to advance the agenda of the city's black community.

Cast and characters


The miniseries was given the greenlight in March 2021, with Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong'o set to star, and Alma Har'el will direct all episodes of the series.[1] In April 2022, Y'Lan Noel, Mikey Madison and Brett Gelman were added to the cast.[2] In May 2022, Nyong'o exited the series.[3][4] Moses Ingram would be cast to replace her in June.[5]

Filming began in April 2022,[2] with production taking place in Baltimore.[6]


  1. ^ White, Peter (March 10, 2021). "Natalie Portman & Lupita Nyong'o To Star In 'Lady In The Lake' Series At Apple From Alma Har'el, Dre Ryan, Jean-Marc Vallée, Bad Wolf & Endeavor Content". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 10, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (April 26, 2022). "Lady In The Lake: Y'Lan Noel, Mikey Madison, Brett Gelman Join Apple Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 26, 2022.
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe (May 20, 2022). "Lupita Nyong'o Exits 'Lady in the Lake' Series at Apple (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved May 20, 2022.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (May 20, 2022). "Lupita Nyong'o Exits 'Lady In The Lake' Apple Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 20, 2022.
  5. ^ White, Peter (June 23, 2022). "Moses Ingram Joins Apple Limited Series Lady In The Lake, Replacing Lupita Nyong'o Alongside Natalie Portman". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 23, 2022.
  6. ^ "Natalie Portman, Lupita Nyong'o To Begin Filming Apple TV's Lady In The Lake Adaptation In Baltimore, Author Says". WJZ-TV. April 22, 2022. Retrieved April 25, 2022.