'Shining Girls': Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Apple TV+ show produced by Leonardo DiCaprio

'Shining Girls': Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Apple TV+ show produced by Leonardo DiCaprio
Elisabeth Moss and Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images)

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moses will now be starring Apple TV's latest show 'Shining Girls'. The film is based on a best-selling novel with the same name. The actress will also be working as an executive producer for the show with Leonardo DiCaprio. Elisabeth Moss is on a spree to climb the high ladders of life, the actress is all set to star as a lead in 'Shining Girls.' She has also launched her production company named 'Love and Squalor Pictures Production' and signed a joint first-look deal with Hulu and Fox 21 television.

Born in a family of musicians Moss always had a knack for dancing. She even went to study ballet dancing at the School of American Ballet. She has studied dancing throughout her teenage years. In 1990, she appeared on the screen for the very first time in Lucky/Chances. Then from 1999, she played recurring roles in TV dramas like 'The West Wing', 'The Atlantic', 'The Handmade's Tale', 'The Simpsons' and many others.


As the actress is all set to don new hats with 'Shining Girls', we bring you all the details about the show:

Release date

The showrunners are yet to announce the release date. 

Where to watch

'Shining Girls' will stream on Apple TV+. The time of the show is not announced yet.


The film is an adaptation of 2013 Lauren Beukes novel 'The Shining Girls'. The original novel follows a drifter in Chicago who can travel through time. But to fully acquire the ability he must murder 'Shining girls'. 'Shining Girls' means bright young women with potential. One of his victim girls survives and becomes a journalist with a newspaper publication and later tries to find her murderer. Moss will be playing the role of this girl.



Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss attends the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards at Barker Hangar on June 15, 2019, in Santa Monica, California. (Getty Images)

She will be playing the lead in the show. The actress plays the character of a 'Shining Girl' who becomes the target of the murderer. The makers have not released the list of the entire star cast. We will update this article once we have more details. 



The adaptation of the movie will be written by Silka Luisa. Silka will also be serving as an executive producer and showrunner. Moss and Lindsay McManus will executive produce under their Love & Squalor Pictures banner. Leonardo DiCaprio will executive produce through Appian Way with Jennifer Davidson. Beukes and Alan Page Arriaga will be the executive producers as well. The show will be produced by MRC Production.



The trailer of the show is not out yet.

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