Outlander's Laura Donnelly to Star in Joss Whedon's Victorian Sci-Fi Drama

TVLine | 4/23/2019 | Kimberly Roots
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Laura Donnelly, no stranger to portraying period-piece badasses, next will do so as the star of Joss Whedon’s HBO drama The Nevers.

The actress, who plays Outlander straight-shooter Jenny Fraser Murray in Starz’s Scottish historical drama, will lead what is described as an “epic science-fiction drama about a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies and a mission that might change the world.” The premium cabler gave the project a straight-to-series order in July.

Donnelly - Character - Amalia - True - Hero

Donnelly’s character, Amalia True, is an impulsive and emotionally scarred hero who rejects Victorian society and “would die for the cause and kill for a drink,” per our sister site Deadline, which reported the casting.

“Laura Donnelly has charisma, wisdom and an anarchic precision that not only captures Amalia but defines her,” Whedon said via statement. “She’s fierce and...
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