The actress, who was most just lately seen beneath a pile of rubble within the remaining episode of the HBO mega hit, will play the title character in â€œRita,â€ an hour-long dramedy which has obtained a pilot manufacturing order at Showtime.
Headeyâ€™s character within the new challenge is described as a headstrong, unconventional trainer and single mom who takes on each type of authority â€“ in addition to her household â€“ in a messy and unfiltered manner.
The pilot is being written and govt produced by Christian Torpe and relies on his unique Danish sequence. Headey can also be on board as an govt producer.
â€œRita is a deliciously subversive character who will make you giggle and cry as she repeatedly challenges the hypocrisy round her,â€ mentioned Jana Winograde, president of leisure at Showtime. â€œIt goes with out saying that Lena Headey is a power, whose essence is right to tackle this splendidly dynamic lead position.â€Â Â
The possible sequence hails from Showtime and Platform One Media, which is headed by Katie Oâ€™Connell Marsh and has Elisa Ellis exec producing on the pilot.
Yesterday, it was introduced that Headey was becoming a member of the stellar voice forged for the Netflix animated sequence â€œThe Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance,â€ alongside fellow â€œRecreation of Thronesâ€ stars Nathalie Emmanuel and Natalie Dormer, each of whose characters have been brutally murdered by Headeyâ€™s Cersei on the present.
Headeyâ€™s most up-to-date movie position was within the Stephen Service provider wrestling film â€œCombating with My Household,â€ reverse Dwayne â€œThe Rockâ€ Johnson, Nick Frost, and Vince Vaughn. Her earlier TV credit embody the title position within the 2008 Fox presentÂ â€œThe Sarah Connor Chronicles,â€ in addition to â€œThe Gathering Stormâ€ on HBO, â€œBand of Goldâ€ on ITV, and â€œThe Lengthy Agencyâ€ on the BBC.