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Leo Woodall & Quintessa Swindell Leading Apple TV+ Maths Thriller ‘Prime Target’ From Ridley Scott’s Scott Free & New Regency

White Lotus and One Day breakout Leo Woodall is leading an Apple TV+ thriller opposite Black Adam star Quintessa Swindell about a young maths graduate who discovers the secret to prime numbers, with Ridley Scott producing.

Woodall will play Edward Brook in Prime Target and Scott’s indie Scott Free is producing with New Regency. The show is created by Sherlock scribe Steve Thompson.

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Woodall, who is having a moment following performances in HBO’s White Lotus and new Netflix adaptation One Day, is a maths graduate on the verge of succeeded in finding a pattern in prime numbers, which would hold the key to every computer in the world. Soon he begins to realize an unseen enemy is trying to destroy his idea before it’s even born, which throws him into the orbit of Taylah Sanders (Swindell), a female NSA agent, who’s been tasked with watching and reporting on mathematicians’ behavior. Together they start to piece together the troubling conspiracy.

Cast includes Stephen Rea (The Crying Game), David Morrissey (Sherwood), Martha Plimpton (The Regime), Sidse Babbett Knudsen (Borgen), Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones), Ali Suliman (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan), Fra Fee (Rebel Moon) and Joseph Mydell (The Eternal Daughter).

Writer and director Brady Hood (Great Expectations) directed all eight episodes and also serves as executive producer. Napoleon director Scott is EPing alongside Marina Brackenbury, David W. Zucker, Ed Rubin, Beth Pattinson, Emma Broughton, Yariv Milchan, Arnon Milchan and Michael Schaefer. Series producer is Laura Hastings-Smith, who also serves as executive producer.

The show is produced out of New Regency’s London office. The company also made Cush Jumbo-Starrer The Beast Must Die for AMC and BritBox.

Woodall is repped by The Gersh Agency, Anonymous Content, Hamilton Hodell in the UK, Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher, and R&CPMK. Swindell is repped by Gersh, Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light, LLP.

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