After appearing in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Under the spell of the Ring and Lost actor Dominic Monaghan is ready for another journey into space, after signing up for a role in AMC’s upcoming suspense thriller series Moonhaven from writer-producer Peter Ocko (black sails).
As reported by Commerce, the six-episode series follows “Bella Sway, a moon cargo pilot and smuggler 100 years in the future who is accused of a crime and stranded on Moonhaven, a utopian community in a 500-square-mile garden of Eden. built on the moon to find solutions to the problems that will soon end civilization on Mother Earth.”
Monaghan plays Paul Sarno, a detective who teams up with Bella to unravel a conspiracy to take control of Moonhaven’s AI and destroy humanity’s last hope of survival.
“What intrigued us so much? Moonhaven is that it’s … a century into the future that essentially couldn’t be more relevant today,” said AMC director Dan McDermott. “Peter and his team of writing have constructed some unforgettable characters and a story that we know will captivate viewers and explore complex and deeply emotional issues that are held in high esteem today and have the potential to on the only planet we’ve ever called home.”
Source: TV line