EXCLUSIVE: Coming off the the success of The Little Mermaid Stay!, Auliʻi Cravalho has been tapped to co-star reverse Leslie Mann in The Energy, Amazon’s 10-episode international thriller drama sequence primarily based on Naomi Alderman’s feminist sci-fi e book, from Jane Featherstone’s Sister.
Tailored for display by Alderman, who’s working alongside an all-female writers’ room, in The Energy, all teenage women on the planet develop the ability to electrocute folks at will. It’s hereditary, it’s inbuilt, and it could actually’t be taken away from them. Coming alive to the joys of pure energy: the power to harm and even kill by releasing electrical jolts from their fingertips, they quickly study they will awaken the Energy in older girls. Quickly sufficient practically each girl on the planet can do it. After which every thing is completely different.
The subversive, multi-stranded narrative follows a sequence of characters together with Allie, a weak American foster child who reinvents herself as a religion chief; Roxy, the daughter of a London crime boss, who revels in her new talents; Tunde, a Nigerian journalist reporting on seismic international change; and Margot Cleary – Lopez (Mann), Mayor of Seattle; loving spouse and doting mom to a few children. A minimum of that’s what her official marketing campaign web site would let you know.
Cravalho is taking part in Margot’s (Mann) daughter, Jos. As Margot’s profession takes flight, it’s her husband Rob and daughter Jos who privately really feel the consequences of her success most keenly; for one in all them, the place beforehand there was battle now comes a higher understanding, and for the opposite the place there was love, comes harm and betrayal.
The Energy was created by Alderman, who’s government producing alongside Reed Morano, who’s directing, Featherstone and Naomi de Pear.
Cravalho most not too long ago starred because the title character in ABC’s highly-rated The Great World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Stay! particular. She is presently in manufacturing because the lead of the Brett Haley’s Netflix movie Sorta Like a Rock Star. The actress, who burst into the scene because the title character within the Disney animated hit Moana, is repped by Framework Leisure, WME and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams.