Naomi Watts roped in for series Wolves and Villagers, set to premiere on streaming service Quibi

Horror titan Jason Blum will serve as executive producer of the Naomi Watts-fronted Quibi series Wolves and Villagers.

FP Staff January 18, 2019 11:50:18 IST
Naomi Watts roped in for series Wolves and Villagers, set to premiere on streaming service Quibi

Naomi Watts has been roped in for the forthcoming series Wolves and Villagers that will stream on the mobile short-form service Quibi, informVariety. Horror titan Jason Blum will serve as executive producer on the show, along with Stuart Blumberg, who will write the series as well.

Naomi Watts roped in for series Wolves and Villagers set to premiere on streaming service Quibi

Naomi Watts. Image from Twitter @DiscussingFilm

The two time Oscar nominated actor was recently cast in a pivotal role for the pilot of the highly anticipated Game of Thrones prequel, created by Martin and writer-producer Jane Goldman, as well as the series based on late Fox executive Roger Ailes, where she has been signed on to play Gretchen Carlson. She has also previously featured in Showtime's Twin Peaks revival as well as Netflix's  Gypsy.

Watts has also known for her performances in David Lynch's psychological thriller Mulholland Drive, The Ring, I Heart Huckabees, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), St. Vincent, King Kong and J Edgar. She earned Academy Award nominations for her roles in 21 Grams and The Impossible.

Jason Blum, the founder and CEO of eponymous company Blumhouse Productions, is also producing the follow-up to Jordan Peele's Get Out, Us. He received two nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture, for producing Whiplash and Get Out. 

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