Daisy Edgar-Jones has just joined the upcoming book to big screen adaption of Where the Crawdads Sing.
The 22-year-old Normal People actress will star as the lead character Kya in the movie, based on Delia Owens‘ debut novel, THR reports.
The story will center on Kya, a young woman who is abandoned by her family and is left alone to raise herself on a marsh outside a small North Carolina town.
After she becomes a respected author, publishing reference books on the local flora and fauna of her marsh, she is accused of murder of her former boyfriend, the town’s golden boy.
The movie will be directed by Olivia Newman, with Lucy Alibar writing the script. Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter are producing under their banner, Hello Sunshine.
If you missed it, Daisy also joined an upcoming thriller movie, too. Learn more about it here…