Wednesday, January 12, 2022

HBO Max Sets Premiere Date for Limited Series 'The Girl Before' Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Oyelowo

HBO Max has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming original limited series The Girl Before starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show, Loki) and David Oyelowo (Selma, The Midnight Sky).

All four episodes of the limited series will be available on Thursday, February 10.

The series tells the story of Jane (Mbatha-Raw), who gets the chance to move into a beautiful, ultra-minimalist house designed by an enigmatic architect (Oyelowo). There's just one catch: the occupants must abide by his list of exacting rules. Jane starts to feel the house changing her in unexpected ways, but when she makes the shocking discovery about her predecessor, Emma. she's forced to confront unnerving similarities. As the two women's timelines interweave, Jane begins to question if her fate will be the same as the girl before...

In addition to Mbatha-Raw and Oyelowo, the cast includes Jessica Plummer and Ben Hardy.

JP Delaney developed the series based on his novel of the same name. He executive produces with Eleanor Moran, Rory Aitken, Ben Pugh, Ben Irving and director Lisa Brühlmann.