ABC Orders Ryan Phillippe Drama ‘Secrets and Lies’ to Series

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Series is Phillippe’s first starring TV role

ABC has ordered Ryan Phillippe drama “Secrets and Lies” to series.

The drama, based on the Australian series of the same name, follows a man (Phillippe) who goes from Good Samaritan to murder suspect in a young boy’s death. Juliette Lewis plays the detective digging for the truth surrounding the murder.

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“Secrets and Lies” also stars KaDee Strickland, Natalie Martinez, Clifton Collins Jr., Indiana Evans and Belle Shouse. It’s executive produced by Barbie Kligman, Aaron Kaplan, Tracey Robertson and Nathan Mayfield,

The pilot was written by Kligman and directed by Charles McDougall. The series is executive produced by Kapital Entertainment with Hoodlum Entertainment and produced by ABC Studios.