Jessica Biel to Star in Peacock’s ‘The Good Daughter’ Limited Series

Peacock has greenlit The Good Daughter, a gripping psychological thriller limited series featuring Jessica Biel in the lead role and serving as an executive producer alongside Karin Slaughter, the author of “Pieces of Her.”

Based on Slaughter’s bestselling novel, the series follows sisters Charlotte (played by Biel) and Samantha Quinn as they navigate the aftermath of a traumatic event that shattered their lives decades ago. When a new tragedy strikes their small town, Charlotte, now a lawyer, finds herself at the center of the investigation, unraveling dark secrets that challenge her perception of family and identity.

The project, which generated significant buzz at the start of 2024, has found its home at Peacock, securing a series order. With Slaughter penning all episodes and Biel bringing her talent both in front of and behind the camera, The Good Daughter promises to deliver an intense and captivating viewing experience.

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Produced by Fifth Season and Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories, known for their work on acclaimed series like “Big Little Lies,” the collaboration reunites Papandrea and Slaughter following their successful adaptation of “Pieces of Her” for Netflix.

Biel, renowned for her Emmy-nominated performance in “The Sinner,” continues to demonstrate her versatility as an actress, with upcoming projects including “Batso” alongside Ethan Hawke and Daniel Radcliffe. Her portrayal in Hulu’s Candy” as notorious ax killer Candy Montgomery further cements her status as a powerhouse in the industry.

With its compelling storyline and stellar cast, “The Good Daughter” is poised to captivate audiences and become a standout addition to Peacock’s lineup.

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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