Variety is reporting that Holliday Grainger has been cast as Robin Ellacott in The Strike Series that will be airing on BBC and HBO. Holliday will star alongside Tom Burke as Cormoran Strike. Fans may know her as one of the step-sisters in Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella, Bonnie in Bonnie & Clyde and more.

Of the casting, Grainger says: “I’m thrilled to be joining the talented creative team behind ‘The Strike Series,’ especially with the role of Robin Ellacott. Her grounded strength and intelligence is going to be a joy to explore. I can’t wait to dive straight into the wit and grit of Strike’s cannily well-observed London.”

Rowling also commented by saying, “I couldn’t be more delighted about the casting of Holliday Grainger, who brought my Robin to perfect onscreen life during her audition. We’ve now secured two superb actors in the lead roles and I think they will create something very special together.”

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