Emma Greenwell and Olivia Munn have been cast in The Rook – based on Daniel O’Malley’s novel of the same name.
Greenwell will lead the series as Myfanwy Thomas, a young woman who wakes up in a London park suffering total amnesia and is pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries. Grappling with supernatural abilities of her own, she must fight to uncover her past and resume her position within Britain’s secret service, the Checquy, before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.
Munn will play Monica Reed, a bold American intelligence officer with subtle supernatural powers who crashes into the Checquy investigation of her former lover’s death.
Further cast includes Joely Richardson has been cast as Lady Farrier, Myfanwy’s mentor and ally who sits at the head of the Checquy, defending her tenuous hold on its secrecy whilst Adrian Lester is set as Conrad Grantchester, the suave and charismatic deputy to Farrier, who ultimately challenges her role as King.