EXCLUSIVE: Audible is ready to launch a brand new narrative documentary podcast exploring the true story behind a Russian spy’s life undercover contained in the U.S., narrated by Oscar nominee Rosamund Pike (Gone Woman).
Mom, Neighbor, Russian Spy, produced by BBC Studios, will examine the case of Cindy Murphy – a spouse, mom, and finance skilled who gave the impression to be dwelling the early 2000s dream of ‘having all of it’ in New York Metropolis. However every little thing was not because it appeared.
With entry to those that knew her personally, the Audible Authentic collection will retrace the steps that led to Murphy’s unmasking as a Russian sleeper agent by the FBI.
Pike, who lately received the Audie Award for Finest Feminine Narrator for her work on The Eye of the World, will chart Murphy’s difficult double lifetime of juggling motherhood and suburban life with espionage, shining a lightweight on the lengths somebody will take to cover their identification all for the Mom Nation.
Based on producers, Pike used her private connections made with the FBI from earlier performing roles to assist the manufacturing group get inside entry to former FBI brokers.
The nine-part collection was commissioned by Audible and produced by BBC Studios’ Factual Podcast Unit. It’s the second podcast printed beneath a multi-project deal between BBC Studios’ Factual Podcast Unit and Audible, following the launch of I Am Not Nicholas earlier this yr. It launches April twentieth.
Pike mentioned: “This story is really exceptional and has been an actual ardour venture of mine this previous yr. I’ve at all times been fascinated with espionage and have been fortunate to discover that world by means of my performing work, however Mom, Neighbor, Russian Spy made me much more curious as to how somebody can tackle an performing position for a lifetime, pretending to be somebody you’re not, even to your personal kids.”