The cast has been revealed for the upcoming tv adoption of the Sally Rooney novel 'Conversations with friends'.
The series follows on from the critically acclaimed Normal People, which gained global attention last year.
Alison Oliver has been cast as Frances, a 21-year-old college student, who aims to navigate a series of relationships that force her to confront her own vulnerabilities for the first time.
Oliver is an emerging talent from Lir Academy, whose graduates include Normal People’s Paul Mescal.
We can’t wait to start filming with Lenny, Leanne Welham & our wonderful cast & crew to bring Sally’s extraordinary novel to the screen.” @EdGuiney #ConversationsWithFriends coming next year to @hulu & @bbcthree - more info here: https://t.co/TqPwrCTqXb pic.twitter.com/CBPCV6rADe
— Element Pictures (@ElementPictures) February 17, 2021
Sasha Lane, of American Honey and The Miseducation of Cameron Post, will star as Frances' best friend Bobbi.
Joe Alwyn and Jemima Kirke star as Nick and Melissa.
Element Pictures has confirmed Lenny Abrahamson will return to direct the show alongside Leanne Welham.
Filming will take place this year in Dublin, Belfast and other international locations.
Conversations with Friends will premiere on BBC Three and air on BBC One.
It will air next year on the BBC, Hulu and RTÉ.