Holly Hunter to Star in BBC's TOP OF THE LAKE Miniseries
As first reported on TVLine.com, actress Holly Hunter will join Lucy Lawless and Elisabeth Moss in a BBC Worldwide seven-part miniseries to be called TOP OF THE LAKE. The series will be broadcast in the U.S. on the Sundance Channel.
Jane Campion wil co-direct and co-write the series which follows the life of a detective (Moss) as she tiredlessly searches for a missing 12-year-old pregnant girl who is the daughter of a local drug lord, to be played by actor Peter Mullan.
Emile Sherman and Iain Canning, who earned Oscar awards for last year's 'The King’s Speech' are set to produce the series.
Holly Hunter starred on stage in THE WAKE OF JAMEY FOSTER and CRIMES OF THE HEART. She starred in The Piano for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She has also been nominated for an Oscar for her roles in Broadcast News, The Firm, and Thirteen. Hunter has also won two Emmy Awards with seven nominations and has won a Golden Globe Award with another six nominations.