Halt and Catch Fire alum Toby Huss has been cast as a series regular and The Oath‘s Katrina Law and Leah Gibson are set for major recurring roles in Sacred Lies (working title), a half-hour drama, that has been given a 10-episode series order by Facebook Watch. The series hails from indie studio Blumhouse Television and is created and executive produced by Raelle Tucker (True Blood) and Scott Winant, who directs.
Based on the classic Grimm Brothers tale The Handless Maiden and Stephanie Oakes’ novel The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly, and adapted and updated by Tucker, Sacred Lies is about a handless teen who escapes from a cult and finds herself in juvenile detention, suspected of knowing who killed her cult leader.
Huss will play the Prophet. Law will portray Miss Bailey and Gibson is Vivienne.
Huss most recently played the series regular role of John Bosworth in AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, and will next be seen in the latest installment of the Halloween franchise. Upcoming features include Jason Reitman’s The Front Runner, Labyinth opposite Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker, and Destroyer opposite Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany, and Sebastian Stan. He is repped by Abrams Artists Agency and Principato Young Entertainment.
Law currently stars as Officer Karen Beach in Sony Crackle’s crime drama The Oath and can be seen as Nyssa Al Ghul in The CW’s Arrow. She also starred as Detective Rebecca Lee in CBS’ Training Day and Mira in Starz’s Spartacus: War of the Damned. Her film credits include indie features Apparition, Death Valley and Zeroes. She’s repped by Innovative Artists and Joel Stevens Entertainment.
Gibson can currently be seen in the series regular role of Inez Green in Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix. Her feature credits include Watchmen, Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and Rise of The Planet of The Apes. She’s also appeared in series The Returned, The 100 and Shut Eye. She is represented by manager Elizabeth Hodgson of Hodgson Management Group, APA and attorney Robert Lange with Kleinberg, Lange, Cuddy & Carlo.