Netflix Picks Up LOST GIRLS With Liz Garbus Directing and Amy Ryan Attached to Star
Netflix has picked up the film Lost Girls. Amy Ryan will star in the true-crime story that is based on Robert Kolker's award-winning book of the same name. It will be directed by Liz Garbus, the Oscar-nominated documentarian who is making her narrative feature debut with the film.
Director: Two-time Oscar Nominee, two-time Emmy Winner, Peabody Winner, Grammy Nominee, and DGA-Nominated director Liz Garbus (What Happened Miss Simone?)
Cast: Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, upcoming Beautiful Boy, Late Night)
Producers: Anne Carey (20th Century Women, upcoming Can You Ever Forgive Me), Kevin McCormick (upcoming The Goldfinch)
Screenwriter: Michael Werwie (upcoming Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile), based on Robert Kolker's riveting and award-winning nonfiction book of the same title.
The story, both a true crime story and a strong character piece follows Mari Gilbert as she relentlessly drives law enforcement agents to search for her missing daughter and in the process sheds light on a wave of unsolved murders of young female sex workers on the South Shore barrier islands of Long Island.