It seems like many television series on Netflix are based on novels these days, and One of Us Is Lying is not an exception. The series is based on Karen M. McManus’s 2017 novel of the same name.
Set to premiere on February 18th, One of Us is Lying is an American young adult mystery drama television series around five high school students from different social circles who went into detention. One of them mysteriously dies, and the four remaining students are under investigation.
We’ve got a trivia for you. Did you know that Jennifer Morrison, actress from the show House of from Once Upon A Time, is the one who directed the pilot episode of One Of Us Is Lying? Pretty amazing, right?
What is One of Us Is Lying About?
Five students of Bayview High named Nate, Bronwyn, Addy, Cooper, and Simon are coincidentally put into detention together. What they did not know was that their lives were about to turn upside down.
One of them died mysteriously thus, starting an investigation. The remaining four students, Nate, Bronwyn, Addy, and Copper, are the main suspect. It is later announced that Simon passed away due to an allergic reaction, but his death was not accidental. One of the four students with him in detention is responsible, but who could it be?
Simon is known for starting an online gossip app to reveal his classmates’ deepest darkest secrets. That could be the reason for his death, and all four students are found to have a motive and reason to kill him. But who among them committed such a horrible crime? Watch the series for you to find out.
One of Us Is Lying Main Cast and Characters
- Annalisa Cochrane as Addy, a popular cheerleader
- Chibuikem Uche as Cooper, a baseball pitcher with a promising career
- Marianly Tejada as Bronwyn, an overachiever, focused on her future
- Cooper van Grootel as Nate, a student drug dealer on probation
- Barrett Carnahan as Jake, the captain of the football team and Addy’s boyfriend
- Jessica McLeod as Janae, Simon’s best friend
- Mark McKenna as Simon, the creator of an online gossip group who dies during detention
- Melissa Collazo as Maeve, Bronwyn’s younger sister
Watch out for these characters because they will surely make the story more interesting.
- George Ferrier as TJ Forrester, Jake’s best friend who has a crush on Addy
- Martin Bobb-Semple as Evan, Bronwyn’s boyfriend
- Karim Diane as Kris, Cooper’s secret boyfriend
- Miles J. Harvey as Lucas, Cooper’s younger brother
- Zenia Marshall as Keely, Cooper’s girlfriend
- Sara Thompson as Vanessa, Addy’s best friend and TJ’s girlfriend
- Alimi Ballard as Kevin Clay, Cooper’s father and coach
- Andi Crown as Ms. Avery, an AP Physics teacher at Bayview High
One of Us Is Lying is said to have a total of eight episodes, all of which are expected to keep us at the edge of our seats. We are intrigued to know how dark the secrets are that one man can go as far as killing someone to protect his secret.