“A good girl’s guide to murder: Emma Myers to star in BBC series on Wednesday”

The BBC has officially placed a series order for the upcoming adaptation of A good girl’s guide to murder, based on Holly Jackson’s coming-of-age crime series. eruption on Wednesday Emma Myers was chosen to play the lead role of Pip Fitz-Amobi, an aspiring young detective with an interest in true crime stories. This is Myers’ first major television project as a lead actor. In addition to Myers, the BBC has also signed newcomer Zain Iqbal to play Ravi.

“I am incredibly happy that Emma is our Pip. She’s phenomenal and she really was always meant to be in this role,” Jackson said in a statement. “And we found our perfect Ravi in ​​Zain. I can’t wait until we can see all of her scenes. I smile every time I see them together because I know we’ve accomplished the impossible, and Emma and Zain are the only two people I would trust to bring these characters to life. Everyone will be as excited as I am.”

What is A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder about?

“Five years ago, high school student Andie Bell was murdered by her boyfriend Sal Singh,” reads the synopsis. “Case closed. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But smart and determined Pip Fitz-Amobi isn’t so sure and is determined to prove it. And if Sal Singh is not a killer and the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pip from the truth?

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is directed by actress Dolly Wells from a screenplay by Poppy Cogan, Zia Ahmed, Ajoke Ibironke and Ruby Thomas. The six-episode first season is based on the first novel in Jackson’s series of novels about the teen detective’s investigations. It is followed by the sequels 2020’s Good Girl, Bad Blood and 2021’s As Good As Dead, as well as the prequel Kill Joy.

Executive producers are Wells, Cogan, Jackson, Matthew Read, Matthew Bouch, Frith Tiplady, Lucy Richer and Danielle Scott-Haughton, with Florence Walker serving as producer. It comes from Moonage Pictures. Production is scheduled to begin in England later this year.