Sarah Gadon Joins ‘Wayward’ Netflix Limited Series

EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Gadon (Ferrari) is set to star opposite Mae Martin in the upcoming limited series Wayward (fka Tall Pines), one of the first commissions for Netflix Canada.

The eight-episode series, created and executive produced by Martin, is a thriller set in a bucolic but sinister town that explores the insidious underbelly of the “troubled teen industry” and the eternal struggle between one generation and the next.

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Gadon is believed to be playing Alex Dempsey’s (Martin) supportive yet independent partner Laura. In addition to Martin, Gadon joins recently cast Brandon Jay McLaren.

Martin serves as co-showrunner with Ryan Scott, who also is an executive producer. Ben Farrell executive produces through his Objective Fiction, along with Hannah Mackay, Jennifer Kawaja and Bruno Dubé. Sphere Media is producing.

This marks Gadon’s return to Netflix where she headlined another Canadian limited series, Alias Grace. She recently had a lead role in Michael Mann’s film Ferrari opposite Adam Driver and Penelope Cruz. Gadon will next be seen in the Kogonada film Big Bold Beautiful Journey, headlined by Margot Robbie and Colin Farrell. She is repped by CAA, Entertainment 360, Creative Drive Artists and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.

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