Alexandra Billings, Amazon, The Peripheral

Alexandra Billings, Amazon

‘The Peripheral’: Alexandra Billings Joins Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy’s Amazon Series As Recurring

‘The Peripheral’: Alexandra Billings Joins Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy’s Amazon Series As Recurring

7/22/2021 11:05:00 PM

The Peripheral ’: Alexandra Billings Joins Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy’s Amazon Series As Recurring

EXCLUSIVE: Alexandra Billings (Transparent) is set for a key recurring role in The Peripheral , Amazon ’s upcoming original series from Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s Kilter Films. Chloë Grace Moretz …

Created by Scott B. Smith,The Peripheralis described as a dazzling, hallucinatory glimpse into the fate of mankind — and what lies beyond.The book centers on Flynne (Moretz) and her brother Burton (Reynor). In the novel, Burton, a veteran of the Marine Corps’ elite Haptic Recon force, is hired for a security job that takes place in what he thinks is cyberspace. When Flynne temporarily takes his place, she witnesses something that might have been murder.

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Related StoryBillings will play Detective Ainsley Lowbeer.Watch on DeadlineIn addition to Moretz and Reynor, the cast includes Eli Goree, Gary Carr, Charlotte Riley, JJ Feild, Adelind Horan, T’Nia Miller, Alex Hernandez, Louis Herthum, Chris Coy, Melinda Page Hamilton, Katie Leung and Austin Rising.

The Peripheralis produced by Amazon Studios and Warner Bros Television, in association with Kilter Films. Executive producers are Smith, director Vincenzo Natali, Nolan and Joy, Athena Wickham and Steven Hoban. Greg Plageman is executive producer and showrunner.

Billings most recently starred as Madame Horrible in the Broadway production ofWickedand plans to return to the role after the pandemic shutdown. She is the first trans actor to portray the role, which is not written as trans. On television, Billings starred as Davina in Amazon’s

Transparentand was a producer of the series’ musical finale. She also recurred onThe Conners, Never Have I Ever, Diary of a Female President, Goliathand guest-starred onHow to Get Away with Murder, Grey’s Anatomy, among others. Her life storyFrom Schoolboy to Showgirl: The Alexandra Billings Story

for PBS television was nominated for an Emmy for Best Documentary. Her film work includesFreelancers AnonymousandValley of Bonesopposite Autumn Reeser and Rhys Corio. Billings is repped by Artists & Representatives and Billy Miller Management.Subscribe to

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