Emma Myershas been cast as the lead role in the BBC s television adaptation ofHolly Jacksons book,A Good Girl s Guide to Murder. The series revolves around a young girl investigating the potential murder of schoolgirlAndie Bell, as she doubts whether her boyfriend was the true culprit and strives to uncover the actual murderer. Later this year, filming will commence in England. View the photographs below for a first glance.
A Good Girl s Guide to Murder is written by the lead writer Cogan, in collaboration with Zia Ahmed, Ajoke Ibironke, and Ruby Thomas, and produced by Florence Walker. The executive producers include Matthew Read, Matthew Bouch, and Frith Tiplady from Moonage Pictures, along with Lucy Richer and Danielle Scott-Haughton representing the BBC. Cogan, Wells, and Holly Jackson are other members of the executive producer group. The series’ global distribution will be handled by BBC Studios, which owns a small stake in Moonage Pictures.
What Is The Plot Of A Good Girl s Guide to Murder ?
Schoolgirl Andie Bell was killed by her lover Sal Singh five years ago. Case resolved. He committed it, and the cops are aware of it. He did it, and everyone in town knows it. But smart and single-minded Pip Fitz-Amobi (Emma Myers) isn t so sure and she s determined to prove it. And if Sal Singh isn t a murderer and the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pip from the truth?
In a statement, Fiona Campbell, Controller of Youth Audience, BBC iPlayer and BBC Three said, From the moment we announced that A Good Girl s Guide to Murder was coming to the BBC I know there s been a huge amount of speculation from fans about who will play Pip and Ravi. Campbell added, In Emma and Zain, we ve found two actors who embody the characters so perfectly that it will feel as though they ve stepped straight from the pages of Holly s books onto our screens. I can t wait for BBC Three viewers to see them in action.
Holly Jackson said, I am so unbelievably excited that Emma is our Pip. She is phenomenal and this role was truly always meant to be hers. And we found our perfect Ravi in Zain. I can t wait for us all to be able to watch their scenes. I smile every time I see them together, because I know that we ve pulled off the impossible, and Emma and Zain are the only two people I would trust to bring these characters to life. Everyone s going to be just as thrilled as I am.
A Good Girl s Guide to Murder is a six-episode television series, with each episode having a duration of 45 minutes, and will air on BBC Three and iPlayer.