The Innocents

Date - 15 February, 2018, All News Television

PERCELLE ASCOTT will lead the cast of major new Netflix series The Innocents, due for release in 2018.

The series will explore what happens when teenagers Harry (Percelle Ascott) and June (Sorcha Groundsell) run away from their repressive family lives to be together. They’re quickly thrown into an extraordinary journey of self-discovery that derails their innocent dream: Secrets kept from them by their parents test their love to the breaking point, and the extraordinary gift they possess unleashes powerful forces intent on dividing them forever. Guy Pearce also stars as Halvorson.

P​roduced by the UK-based New Pictures, The Innocents will be executive produced by New Pictures founders Charlie Pattinson, Elaine Pyke and Willow Grylls, alongside Farren Blackburn (Doctor Who). Blackburn and Jamie Donaghue will direct. The series will shoot in the U.K. and Norway.



Percelle trained at The Brit School.

Screen credits include Tickle Monster for Film 4, the co-lead in the BBC series Wizards Vs Aliens, and a series regular role in the E4 series Youngers.

Percelle is also co writer and founder of the online platform The Wall of Comedy. Since its launch in 2015 the platform has spanned over 3.2 billion views, reaching over 107,000,000 people per week.

Percelle will lead new Netflix series The Innocents, to be released in 2018.

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