Maisie Williams to star in new Sky comedy

Maisie WilliamsGame of Thrones actor Maisie Williams is set to star in Two Weeks To Live, a new comedy for Sky One, with filming due to begin later this year. 

Two Weeks To Live (working title) is written by Gaby Hull and centres on Kim Noakes (Williams), a strange misfit who ends up on the run with stolen cash in a chaotic series of events after a prank goes badly wrong. 

Kudos is producing the six-part series. Executive producer Phil Temple said: “Working on this project has been a blast from day one. Gaby’s scripts are fresh, full of surprises and very, very funny.

"In Kim he has created a truly iconic character and it is a dream for us to have the unique and awesome Maisie Williams bringing her to life.”

The show is the latest Sky original production to be greenlit; others include Catherine The Great, Code 404, Hit Men and Breeders. 

PI subscribers can follow Two Weeks To Live for updates on key production personnel and shooting schedule. 

Image:Getty Images/Jeff K|ravitz/FilmMagic for HBO. 


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