You Star Victoria Pedretti to Star in Saint X Drama Series on Hulu
Hulu announced that The Haunting of Bly Manor and You star Victoria Pedretti has been cast in a starring role for the upcoming series adaptation of the Alexis Schaitkin novel Saint X. The series has an eight-episode order with Pedretti the only actress currently announced to appear in the series.
Saint X was Schaitkin’s debut novel that was released in 2020 and is described as a psychological drama. The story deals with the ripple effects that span years caused by a young woman’s death during a tropical vacation. Her sister sets out on a mission to find the truth behind her sister’s mysterious death. Pedretti will take the leading role, who in the novel is only seven years old when her sister’s death becomes the center of national news and goes unsolved.
Years later she crosses paths with a suspect in her sister’s case and as she becomes determined to find out the truth, she begins to follow him, but things become more complicated as she sees herself forming an attachment with this man after she sees the way this tragedy has affected them both.
Saint X will be written by Leila Gerstein with Dee Rees helming the series. Gerstein and Rees will serve as executive producers on the series alongside Schaitkin, Stephen Williams, David Levine, Zack Hayden, Adel “Future” Nur, and Jason Shrier.
No release date has been announced for Saint X