EXCLUSIVE: Hitman: Agent 47 and The first one Actress Hannah Ware to headline Netflix’s Soulmate sci-fi series The one, which the US streamer plans to air on March 12.
Ware plays Rebecca, the ambitious and impulsive founding CEO of MatchDNA, a tech company that has designed a DNA test that allows people to identify their perfect match. She recently starred in Beau Willamon’s Hulu series The first one, while other credits include ABC Treason and Starz’s Boss.
The one was first announced by Netflix in 2018 and is based on a novel by John Marrs. The series is created and written by Misfits creator Howard Overman, whose production company, Urban Myth Films, produces in association with Studio Canal.
Other actors include Riviera actor Dimitri Leonidas, who plays Rebecca’s best friend and MatchDNA co-founder, and Industry Star Amir El-Masry will play a friend of Rebecca, who harbors deeper feelings for the tech CEO.
Stephen Campbell Moore, Wilf Scolding, Diarmaid Murtagh, Lois Chimimba, Eric Kofi-Abrefa, Pallavi Sharda, Zoe Tapper and Gregg Chillin were also cast in the eight-part drama, which echoes the hit anthology series from AMC. Soulmates.
The one is produced by Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy for Urban Myth. The company is currently directing season 2 of the Fox / Canal + series War of the Worlds, which was the first premium television series in the UK to begin production in the era of the pandemic. He was also recently lit by Sky to make a thriller Extinction.
Ware is replaced by Liebman Entertainment, CAA, Schreck Rose Dapello and Wolf Kasteler.