Chase Sui Wonders joined the upcoming “Metropolis on Fireplace” sequence at Apple, Selection has realized completely.
The sequence relies on the e-book of the identical title by Garth Threat Hallberg. In “Metropolis on Fireplace,” NYU scholar Samantha (Wonders) is shot in Central Park on July 4, 2003. Samantha is alone; there aren’t any witnesses and little or no bodily proof. Her buddies’ band is enjoying at her favourite membership downtown, however she leaves to fulfill somebody and guarantees to return. she by no means does. Because the crime in opposition to Samantha is investigated, it’s revealed that she is the essential connection between a sequence of mysterious fires all through town, the downtown music scene, and a rich uptown actual property household. that crumbles below the pressure of the various secrets and techniques they maintain.
Wonders joins beforehand introduced solid member Wyatt Oleff, who will play Charlie, a pal of Samantha’s who’s struggling to deal with the demise of his father on 9/11 two years earlier. After he’s shot, he’ll cease at nothing to unravel the thriller of what occurred.
Wonders was most just lately seen on the HBO Max sequence “Technology.” Earlier than that, he appeared within the Apple film “On the Rocks” reverse Rashida Jones and Invoice Murray and within the HBO sequence “Betty.” His upcoming tasks embrace the film “Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies,” whose solid additionally contains Lee Tempo, Pete Davidson and Amandla Stenberg. Wonders can also be a author and director, having co-written and co-directed the movie “A Trivial Exclusion.”
She is represented by Untitled Leisure, UTA, Sloane Supply and Shelter PR.
“Metropolis on Fireplace” is written and produced by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, with the duo additionally serving as co-showrunners. They’re government producers below their Faux Empire banner, which is below a first-look deal at Apple. Jesse Peretz will government produce and direct the primary two episodes of the primary season. Faux Empire’s Lis Rowinski is co-executive producer.