‘One Of Us Is Lying’: Mark McKenna includes Peacock YA secret drama as series regular
Mark McKenna has joined the cast of Peacock’s One Of Us Is Lying, a YA secret drama series dependent on Karen M. McManus’ bestselling novel. In a series regular role, McKenna will act inverse recently declared cast individuals Marianly Tejada, Cooper van Grootel, Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Jessica McLeod, Barrett Carnahan and Melissa Collazo.
Composed by Erica Saleh and in light of McManus’ novel, One Of Us Is Ling is the story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into confinement and just four make it out alive. Everybody is a suspect, and everybody has something to hide.
One Of Us Is Lying is produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group. Darío Madrona will serve as showrunner and executive producer. Saleh executive produces with John Sacchi and Matt Groesch of 5 More Minutes Productions, who developed the pilot.
McKenna joins as Simon, an intelligent outcast and the maker of a gossip app that holds the whole school captive. His posts are delicious, snarky, cruel, and above all: in every case valid. He invests wholeheartedly in uncovering his classmates as the “liars and hypocrites they really are.” Even however the entirety of his classmates read his app, they likewise all hate him for it.
The actor recently took on the titular role in Amazon’s Wayne and showed up in John Carney’s Sing Street. He likewise showed up in Overlord and The Winter Lake.
He is represented by Authentic Talent and Literary Management, Independent Talent Group, UTA and Michael Mahan at Peikoff Mahan.