With the progress on The Strike Series‘ shooting, that are happening since last autumn, it was revealed on IMDB the cast that will give life to The Cuckoo’s Calling‘s characters, the first book of the thriller series written by J.K. Rowling under the name of Robert Galbraith.

Lula Laundry, the model whose suicide is investigated by Strike, will be played by Elarica Johnson (Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince). Her brother, John Bristow, will be lived by Leo Bill (Alice Through the Looking Glass). Kerr Longa (Game of Thrones), will bring Matthew Cunliffe, Robin’s fiance, to life. Rochelle Onifade, Lula’s friend, will be played by the newbie Tezlym Senior-Sakutu.

The Strike Series is produced by Brontë Film and TV, with J.K. Rowling, Neil Blair, Ruth Kenley-Letts and Elizabeth Kilgarriff as executive producers. The Cuckoo’s Calling will be directed by Michael Keillor and produced by Jackie Larkin. The premiere is expected to happen in 2017 on BBC One and HBO. 

News translated by: Beatriz Souza