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Neve Campbell To Headline David E. Kelley’s ABC Drama Sequence ‘Avalon’

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EXCLUSIVE: Neve Campbell has been tapped because the lead of Avalon, ABC’s drama sequence primarily based on Michael Connelly’s quick story, from David E. Kelley (Massive Sky, Massive Little Lies), A+E Studios and twentieth Tv.

This marks Campbell’s second collaboration with Kelley, Connelly, fellow Avalon govt producer Ross Fineman and A+E Studios. She starred reverse Manuel Garcia-Rulfo within the breakout first season of Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer, one other Kelley adaptation of Connelly’s work, which the 2 exec produce with Fineman by way of A+E Studios. Campbell is about to proceed on The Lincoln Lawyer as a recurring visitor star in Season 2.

Avalon, which acquired a straight-to-series order from ABC, takes place within the metropolis of Avalon on Catalina Island, the place L.A. Sheriff’s Division Detective Nicole “Nic” Searcy (Campbell) heads up a small workplace. Catalina has a neighborhood inhabitants that serves greater than 1 million vacationers a yr, and every day when the ferries arrive, lots of of potential new tales enter the island. Detective Searcy is pulled right into a career-defining thriller that can problem every little thing she is aware of about herself and the island.

Campbell’s Nic is the lone detective assigned to the LA County Sheriff’s substation on Catalina Island. Considerably inscrutable, Nic isn’t simply intimidated and holds agency to her morals. Mockingly, her robust ethical compass is what acquired her banished to Catalina’s greatest metropolis, Avalon. It’s a gig no career-driven LA cop desires, however Nic quickly discovers her invaluable detective expertise are wanted extra on Avalon than she might have imagined.

Avalon is created and govt produced by Kelley, who wrote the pilot episode, and Connelly. Dana Calvo govt produces with Fineman of Fineman Leisure and Barry Jossen & Tana Jamieson for A+E Studios. The sequence is produced by A+E Studios and twentieth Tv.

Campbell is also at present filming a recurring position reverse Anthony Mackie in Peacock’s high-profile upcoming sequence Twisted Steel. On the movie facet, she most lately reprised her iconic position of Sidney Prescott in Spyglass Media Group and Paramount Photos’ relaunch of the Scream movie franchise. She lately confirmed that she had turned down a Scream 6 return after “feeling undervalued.” Campbell is repped by Gersh, Nameless Content material and Johnson, Shapiro, Slewett & Kole.



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