EXCLUSIVE: We hear that The white lotus Jennifer Coolidge star alongside Bobby Cannavale and Naomi Watts in Netflix limited series The lookout, by Ryan Murphy and his frequent collaborator Ian Brennan.
The watcher, which has not been officially announced, would follow a married couple played by Watts and Cannavale whose move to their dream home is threatened by terrifying letters from a stalker, signed “The Watcher.”
The series is inspired by the infamous New Jersey “Watcher” house. A couple bought the 1905 Dutch Colonial Revival in 2014 for almost $ 1.4 million and were forced to abandon their residence because of spooky letters from “The Watcher”, who claimed to have “watched” the house for decades.
Netflix won the rights package in December 2018 after a fierce bidding war that included an article by Reeves Wiedeman posted to new YorkThe Cut website. Executive production with Murphy and Brennan is Eric Newman (Narcos), Bryan Unkeless as well as Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Catfish). Filming for the series is currently underway, sources said.
Coolidge returns in Season 2 of HBO’s hit summer series White lotus. She also stars alongside Anthony Mackie and David Harbor in the Netflix movie. We have a ghost, the romantic comedy Jennifer Lopez-Josh Duhamel Hunting rifle wedding, and Netflix’s next vacation feature Single until the end fall on December 2.
The former Groundlings student starred in the american pie franchise of features, the The revenge of a blonde movies, A Cinderella story, Zoolander, Oscar winner Promising young woman and Todd Stephens Swan song (not to be confused with Apple Original Films’ Swan song by Benjamin Cleary) was as well as 124 episodes of the CBS comedy series 2 broken girls like Sophie Kachinsky.
Representatives for Coolidge could not be reached for comment. Representatives for Murphy declined to comment.
Coolidge is replaced by UTA and Mosaic.