Actress Riley Keough will head the cast of Starz’s original anthology series The Girlfriend Experience.
The 13-part drama, produced by Transactional Pictures, sees Reade as a law student at the University of Chicago and an intern at a prestigious law firm, who is intrigued when a friend introduces her to the world of transactional relationships.
Attracted to the rush of control and easy money, she learns to navigate and manipulate the big personalities in both worlds to get what she wants, in the process becoming a quasi-lover and confidant to men who are willing to pay richly for her time, offering a service known as a GFE (Girlfriend Experience).
The series is inspired by the 2009 film of the same title.
It is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh and Philip Fleishman, and written and directed by Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz.
Starz will distribute the series worldwide.