Emily Deschanel returns to TV with Netflix's Devil in Ohio
The series will be Deschanel’s first television appearance since her recurring role in TNT’s Animal Kingdom in 2019
Netflix has announced their newest book-to-TV adaptation. They have chosen Devil in Ohio as a limited series for the streaming platform. The eight-episode drama, based on the novel by Daria Polatin, will star Emily Deschanel in the lead. Polatin is also set to serve as showrunner and executive producer for the series, which is currently in production in Vancouver.
The series will be Deschanel’s first television appearance since her recurring role in TNT’s Animal Kingdom in 2019. The playwright and author also wrote and produced two seasons of Amazon’s Jack Ryan, starring John Krasinski, and Hulu’s Shut Eye.
Also set to star in Devil in Ohio are Sam Jaeger as Peter, Gerardo Celasco as Detective Lopez, Xaria Dotson as Jules, Alisha Newton as Helen, and Naomi Tan as Dani. Netflix has not yet announced a release date for the series.