9:32am PT by Natalie Jarvey
Stanley Tucci, Marlee Matlin Join Cast of Facebook's 'Limetown'
Facebook Watch podcast adaptation Limetown is getting a few new residents.
Stanley Tucci, Marlee Matlin and Kelly Jenrette have joined the cast of the Jessica Biel starrer. Rounding out the cast are John Beasley (Walking Tall) and Louis Ferreira (Travelers).
The drama, based on the podcast of the same name, began production in Vancouver on Dec. 5.
Limetown, which has been given a 10-episode first season, is written and executive produced by podcast creators Zack Akers and Skip Bronkie. It tells the story of Lia Haddock, a public radio journalist who seeks to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance of more than 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee.
Biel is executive producing the project, which hails from Endeavor Content, via her Iron Ocean Productions banner alongside Michelle Purple. Midnight Radio's Josh Applebaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg are also executive producing and showrunning. Adrienne Erickson is producing.
Tucci, who is repped by CAA and Anonymous Content, currently appears in the Matthew Heineman-directed biopic A Private War. Matlin, who is repped by Innovative Artists and Media Four, was most recently in the third season of ABC's Quantico. Jenrette, who is repped by Mitchell K. Stubbs & Associates, received an Emmy nomination for her guest role in The Handmaid's Tale.
Limetown will join a Facebook Watch slate that includes Sorry for Your Loss and Queen America.