Retreat is an extreme conceptualization of the whodunit with a brand-new type of detective at the helm– a gen Z amateur sleuth named Darby Hart (Corrin). Darby and 11 other visitors are welcomed by a reclusive billionaire to take part in a Retreat at a remote and spectacular place. When among the other guests is discovered dead, Darby should combat to show it was murder versus a tide of competing interests and before the killer takes another life.
EXCLUSIVE: Coming off an acclaimed turn as Princess Diana on Netflixs The Crown, Emma Corrin has been tapped as the lead of Retreat, FXs restricted series from The OA creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij. Corrin will play Darby Hart, the amateur sleuth at the center of a murder secret set at a secluded retreat.
Corrins representation of Princess Diana in Season 4 of Netflixs The Crown got an Emmy nomination and won Golden Globe and Critics Choice awards for Best Leading Female Actor in a Drama Series. Having covered Michael Grandages function My Policeman opposite Harry Styles for Amazon Studios, and after that starring in the applauded two-hander play Anna X in Londons West End, Corrin is presently shooting Laure de Clermont-Tonnerres Lady Chatterleys Lover for Sony/3000 Pictures/Blueprint/Netflix Films. Corrin, whose recent credits also consist of the feature Misbehaviour with Kiera Knightley and Season 1 of Pennyworth for Epix, is repped by Insight Management, Circle of Confusion, and Public Eye PR.
Marling and Batmanglij will compose and direct the series which they executive fruit and vegetables with Andrea Sperling. FX Productions is the studio.