Halsey Will Make Her Acting Debut in ‘The Player’s Table’ Alongside Sydney Sweeney

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Halsey and Sydney Sweeney are about to offer us every little thing that we deserve. Just once you thought Halsey and Sweeney couldn’t be extra good, it was introduced the 2 will star in an upcoming TV sequence known as The Player’s Table.

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‘The Player’s Table’ is predicated on a guide

The Player’s Table shall be a drama sequence, and it’s based mostly on a novel titled They Wish They Were Us. The guide was written by Cosmopolitan editor Jessica Goodman and revealed on Aug. 4, 2020.

The novel is simply lately revealed and The Player’s Table is just not connected to a community or streaming service in the intervening time. Annabelle Attanasio will direct the sequence and write the script. Sweeney’s Fifty-Fifty Films and Jean-Marc Vallée and Nathan Ross’ Crazyrose and Endeavor Content will produce the sequence. Halsey will even function a producer.

What is the TV sequence about?

Following the announcement of The Player’s Table, Deadline launched a synopsis of the sequence, writing:

“Set at an exclusive Long Island prep school, high school senior Jill Newman (Sweeney) works to uncover the truth about her best friend’s death three years ago and the role she and her fellow ‘players’ — members of the secret society that rules the school— may have had in it.”

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“Halsey will play Rachel Calloway, a formidable, emotionally troubled young woman who ignites Jill’s journey of finding the truth behind Shaila’s murder. Once a legendary member of ‘The Players’ who graduated three years ago, Rachel left the group and dissociated from her wealthy Long Island roots when her younger brother, Graham, was convicted for Shaila’s murder. She is brought back to Long Island by her conviction that Graham is not responsible for this crime. Together, Rachel and Jill join forces to embark on a quest for the truth of what really happened that night, with the hope to exonerate her brother before he turns 18.”

Halsey and Sydney Sweeney are excited to work collectively

On social media, Halsey and Sweeney each expressed their pleasure for with the ability to work collectively once more. The two beforehand collaborated on Halsey’s music video for her single “Graveyard,” which she launched in 2019.

“I am the luckiest girl in the world because I get to make my acting debut with my favorite human-being @sydney_sweeney , on a tv adaptation of an amazing book by @jessicagoodman , to be written/adapted + directed by one of the greatest @annabelleattanasio and wildest of all I will also be a PRODUCER on the series with some of my idols JEAN-MARC VALLÉE + NATHAN ROSS @crazyrosefilms with Sydney’s Fifty-Fifty Films @fiftyfiftyfilms ! You guys are gonna fall in love with The Players Table. I simply cannot wait…,” Halsey wrote on Instagram.

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Sweeney echoed Halsey’s sentiments on Instagram, writing, “the biggest secret ive ever kept so excited to star alongside such a talented creative genius. can’t think of anyone id rather do this with #ThePlayersTable.”

Before starring in The Player’s Table, Sweeney appeared in Everything Sucks!, Sharp Objects, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Euphoria. While this shall be Halsey’s appearing debut, she confirmed her appearing ability when she hosted Saturday Night Live in 2019.

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