As reported by Deadline, Madelaine Petsch will star in a new podcast from Studio 71. ‘The Shadow Diaries’ uncovers the terrifying reality behind the glitz and glamour of the world’s number one pop star. Madelaine will lead the podcast alongside Kara Hayward (Moonrise Kingdom) in the podcast directed by K. Asher Levin.
From Studio 71 and Snarled Entertainment, ‘The Shadow Diaries’, will be the first serialized scripted podcast from Red Arrow Studios. Madelaine will helm the role of Eliza Gold, the elusive pop star. Kara Hayward plays Shana the journalist that shadows Eliza as a first assignment. With a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a global pop sensation, Shana soon finds all is not as it seems. Soon Shana discovers that Eliza Gold’s surprise comeback may be the result of sinister workings.
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Co-written by Director K. Levin and Zack Imbrogno, the genre-bending series, tells an immersive story with multiple twists. Regarding the podcast, Levin had this to say:
“This is a story I’ve wanted to tell ever since I was touring with my own band years ago,” said Levin. He continued by adding, “I’m also grateful for our spectacular cast who lent their voices to this project and a special thanks to one of our leads.”
Constance Zimmer, Clint Howard, Davi Santos, Carter Jenkins, Lydia Hearst, Brighton Sharbino, Saxon Sharbino, and Zack Justice are also featured in the podcast.
Madelaine achieved success after attending iPOP LA, the twice-annual event based in Los Angeles, CA. Now that season 5 of Riverdale is in production, Madelaine has a few other projects underway. Her most recent thriller Sightless in which she stars as the character Ellen is now streaming. Fans can also expect to see her in the title role for another thriller based on the best-selling novel, Clare at 16 which is in pre-production.
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