Following the casting announcement of Charlotte Riley (Peaky Blinders) and JJ Feild (Centurion), the upcoming Amazon adaptation series, The Peripheral, has revealed that Eli Goree (One Night In Miami) will join its cast as a series lead, according to Deadline. The series is an adaptation based on William Gibson’s novel under the same name and will tackle the science fiction genre in its run. The series is created by Scott B. Smith (A Simple Plan, The Things They Carried) along with supervision from executive producers such as Jonathan Nolan (Westworld, Person of Interest), Lisa Joy (Westworld), and Greg Plageman (Person of Interest), the latter will serve as the series showrunner.
The Peripheral centers on the brother and sister duo of Flynne and Burton where Burton has been hired by a company that operates within cyberspace in addition to Flynne believing she has witnessed a murder as a result of her filling in for her brother one day. The series will feature Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass, Carrie) as Flynne alongside Jack Reynor (Midsommar) as Burton. Goree will portray the role of Conner alongside the likes of Riley, Field, T’Nia Miller (The Haunting of Bly Manor), Alex Hernandez (Bloodshot), and Adelind Horan (The Deuce).
This will mark another television role for Goree following roles on Riverdale, The 100, Pearson, and Ballers.
Currently, it is unknown when The Peripheral will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in addition to when production might start.