Black Mirror’s Georgina Campbell, has signed on to star in BBC One fantasy drama His Dark Materials.  Campbell will be acting alongside  X-Men and Atomic Blonde star James McAvoy, The Wire’s Clarke Peters, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Campbell plays journalist Adele Starminster in the big-budget adaptation of Philip Pullman’s fantasy epic. The series, directed by Tom Hooper, are based on Pullman’s trilogy of books: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass, a intricate tale of physics, philosophy and theology featuring witches and armored polar bears. It tells the story of two children, Lyra and Will, who adventure through parallel universes.

Campbell’s first role came in 2009 playing lead role Lucy in online drama Freak. After previously having minor roles in series such as Casualty, Holby City, Doctors and Death in Paradise, Campbell won BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her role as Ashley Jones in Murdered by My Boyfriend in 2014.

Since 2014 Campbell has starred in the Sky 1 comedy drama After Hours, and she had a lead role in the TV mini-series, Tripped in 2015).  In 2017, she appeared in the ITV drama series Broadchurch as DC Katie Harford and in Black Mirror, series 4 episode 4, “Hang the DJ”, as Amy. In 2018, she began playing Lyta-Zod in Syfy drama Krypton.

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