13 reasons why actress Katherine Langford will star in Starz’s upcoming psychological thriller The Venery of Samantha Bird
Australian actress Katherine Langford has landed a new role.
The 26-year-old actress has been cast in the lead role in a psychological thriller, The Venery of Samantha Bird, which has received an eight-episode order from Starz, according to Deadline.
The series follows Langford as Samantha Bird, a woman visiting her family in New England, who reconnects with her childhood sweetheart and develops a complicated relationship with him, the site said.
Starring: Katherine Langford has landed a starring role in a psychological thriller titled The Venery of Samantha Bird, which premieres on Starz; Pictured 2022
“The Venery of Samantha Bird is the perfect complement to our series of provocative, compelling stories that lean into the female gaze,” said Kathryn Busby, president of original programming at Starz.
Adding, “Katherine is an incredible talent who will bring this modern romance of addictive love to life.”
The young star recently attended the Le Défilé L’Oréal Paris Show and revealed how the show made her stronger as a young woman.
Complicated: The series follows Langford, 26, as Samantha Bird, a woman visiting her family in New England, who reconnects with her childhood sweetheart; Pictured 2021
“I personally feel very inspired for this year’s Walk Your Worth. I feel like it’s a really powerful day so I hope people can take the sisterhood away from the celebration and just enjoy the day, enjoy the event and feel really empowered in themselves,” she said.
Adding: “I think it’s important to have that reassurance, and know that whatever you want to do — and whatever you want to be — you can do it. You can be it and it’s okay,’
Katherine is perhaps most famous for her portrayal of high school student Hannah Baker on 13 Reasons Why in 2017
Inspiring her generation: The young star recently attended the Le Défilé L’Oréal Paris Show in France on October 2
The actress, who had no previous acting experience, received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress for her role in the controversial teen drama.
In the show, she portrays an American high school student who committed suicide after battling with a mental illness and struggling to fit in.
In addition to her role in 13 Reasons Why, Langford has also appeared in Netflix’s one-off Cursed and the recently premiered Aussie drama Savage River.
Career Moves: She most famously played Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why; Pictured in a still from 13 Reasons Why