Warning: This submit incorporates spoilers from Shining Women Episodes 1-3.
Apple TV+’s thriller Shining Girls is eerie. It’s twisty. And now that it has premiered… it’s so much simpler to speak about it with no) giving issues away and b) sounding completely bonkers.
The story is predicated on, although shouldn’t be a beat-for-beat recreation of, Lauren Beukes’ 2013 novel. The premise: Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Story) performs Kirby Mizrachi, who survived a horrible assault years in the past and who now works as an archivist at a Chicago newspaper. When a latest homicide bears some similarity to her personal assault, she turns into intimately concerned within the seek for the killer.
Kirby is joined within the investigation by Dan Velazquez (performed by Narcos‘ Wagner Moura), however they’re hardly a dream staff. Their issues run the gamut from sensible (Dan’s troubled life bleeds into their work) to the metaphysical (Kirby’s actuality shifts with out warning or purpose, and does so so typically that she secretly retains a journal to recollect particulars like her pet’s title and her condo quantity).
See what we imply?
The primary three episodes, which Apple TV+ launched Friday, additionally introduce Harper (performed by TURN: Washington’s Spies‘ Jamie Bell), a menacing character who seems in each 1964 and the collection’ current, but appears to not have aged a day in between.
For those who’re scratching your head, no worries: TVLine spoke with Moss about what’s revealed — and what new questions come up — within the collection’ opening hours. Within the video above, she sheds mild on how Kirby has been coping since her monstrous assault and why Dan, whom she barely is aware of in the beginning of the present, turns into the one particular person she thinks may consider the fantastical issues which might be taking place to her.
Press PLAY on the video above to listen to Moss’ ideas, then hit the feedback with yours!