Peacock has revealed the first teaser for One of Us Is Lying which you can watch using the player below. The original drama series is coming soon to the streaming service.
You can also enjoy a reaction video of the cast — Marianly Tejada (Bronwyn), Cooper van Grootel (Nate), Annalisa Cochrane (Addy) and Chibuikem Uche (Cooper) — watching the teaser for the first time.
Based on Karen M. McManus’s New York Times best-selling novel, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive.
Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
The series is also includes Jessica McLeod (Janae), Barrett Carnahan (Jake), Melissa Collazo (Maeve) and Mark McKenna (Simon).
The show is produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group. Darío Madrona (co-creator of Elite) will serve as showrunner and executive producer.
Erica Saleh (Evil) wrote the pilot and will executive produce. The series is also executive produced by John Sacchi and Matt Groesch of 5 More Minutes Productions who developed the pilot.
Filmmaker and actress Jennifer Morrison directed and produced the pilot.
Madrona has been working for more than 15 years on Spanish television. He became head writer for the first time at the age of 27 (Genesis, en la Mente del Asesino), was in the charge of the Spanish remake of the British show (Life on Mars), (La Chica de Ayer), and co-created shows like (Los Protegidos, Vive cantando, and Elite), which he also executive produced.
One of Us Is Lying spent 166 weeks on the bestseller list and has been translated into more than 40 languages. The book has received much critical acclaim and was named one of the best YA books of the year by BuzzFeed, Entertainment Weekly, and PopCrush.
The book was also a New York Public Library Best Book for Teens, a CBC Teen Choice Book Award nominee, a Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year nominee, an ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee, and an ALA-YALSA Quick Pick.
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