AnimeMania February 1, 2022 Share February 1, 2022 The Girl Before is a 4 episode psychological thriller airing on BBC1 in the UK on Dec 19, 2021 and HBO Max in the US on February 10, 2022. The Girl Before is an adaptation of a JP Delaney novel of the same name. JP Delaney wrote the screenplay and is an executive producer. Lisa Brühlmann directs and is also an executive producer. The Girl Before tells the story of Jane (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), who gets the chance to move into a beautiful, ultra-minimalist house designed by architect (David Oyelowo). The one catch being that occupants have to abide by his strict list of rules. When Jane makes the shocking discovery that her predecessor Emma (Jessica Plummer) died in the house, she begins to question if her fate will be the same as the girl before… Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Jane Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Jane, a traumatized young woman who makes a shocking discovery about the house she has just fallen in love with and moved into. Jane and Edward David Oyelowo as Edward Monkford architect of the beautiful, ultra-minimalist house at One Folgate Street. Jessica Plummer and David Oyelowo Jessica Plummer as Emma, the previous occupant of the house who passed away just three years prior to Jane's arrival. Fun loving and confident, Emma is stuck working at an unfulfilling marketing job, and is less than satisfied with her partner. For her, One Folgate Street’s stone walls represent security, safety and renewal. But Emma is hiding a dark secret and, living in the pressure cooker that is One Folgate Street, the truth will out in the end. Ben Hardy as Simon, who was Emma's partner. Simon can’t quite believe he’s got a girlfriend like Emma. He’ll do anything to keep her, but worries he’s not enough for her. Living in the minimalist haven of One Folgate Street, the creation of Edward Monkford, heightens his insecurities even more. 2 Link to comment
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