Haruka Abe shoots ‘Emerald City’

Date - 23 October, 2016, All News Television
Haruka Abe

Haruka Abe is Po in upcoming NBC series Emerald City.

Emerald City is an upcoming American fantasy television series based on the Land of Oz book series written by L. Frank Baum. A 10-episode first season was ordered straight to series by NBC on April 15, 2015.

The series was created by Matthew Arnold who pitched a dark, edgy version of The Wizard of Oz to Universal Television. Arnold wrote the pilot script, which then received a 10 episode direct-to-series order on NBC. Josh Friedman was brought on as showrunner.

Overview

Haruka will be seen in Snake Eyes the GI Joe spin-off series for Paramount Pictures.

Other notable screen credits include Miko in all 5 series of the hit comedy Ideal opposite Johnny Vegas and My Phone Genie for ITV1.

Cucumber, About Time for Working Title Films, 47 Ronin for Universal Pictures, The Knife That Killed Me, Random 11 for Vertigo Films, Emerald City for NBC. Most recently she has played series regular Tippi in Kiss me First for Netflix/Channel 4, Tomoko in Channel 4 comedy Stath Lets Flats, May-Ling in BAFTA Cymru nominated Late Shift and Suzume in Giri/Haju for the BBC/Netflix.

Her multi award winning short films Stanley Pickle and Yuki have won worldwide critical acclaim.

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