"Black Swan" actress Winona Ryder will star in an as-yet unnamed Netflix series described as a "supernatural period piece," as the mother of a 2-year-old boy who vanishes in Montauk, Long Island. Written by genre filmmakers Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer ("Wayward Pines"), Ryder will star with David Harbour ("The Newsroom"), who will play the town's sheriff in the eight-series drama, reports Variety.
Ryder will play Joyce, a working-class single mother attempting to deal withe disappearance of her son, which turns out to be connected to a top-secret government experiment combined with the supernatural.
The show, once referred to as "Montauk," been described by Deadline as a "love letter to the '80s."
The unnamed supernatural series is just the latest in Netflix's popular and critically acclaimed original series, including "Orange Is The New Black" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Coming up on its roster is "Grace and Frankie," starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as women whose husbands leave them for each other, and "A.K.A. Jessica Jones," starring "Breaking Bad's" Krysten Ritter as a former superhero who opens up a detective agency in New York City.
The supernatural drama starring Ryder will debut on Netflix 2016.