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    Updated on Sep 14, 2020. Posted on Sep 9, 2020

    Halsey's Set To Make Her Acting Debut Alongside "Euphoria" Star Sydney Sweeney

    2020 is looking up!

    You can now add actor to Halsey's long list of titles, because the singer/songwriter is starring in her first TV series.

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    Earlier today on Instagram, Halsey announced that she booked the lead role in The Player's Table — the TV adaptation of Jessica Goodman's YA murder mystery They Wish They Were Us — alongside Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney.

    And this isn't the first time they've shared a screen together. Sydney starred as the leading lady in Halsey's music video for "Graveyard."

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    After hitting it off on set, Sydney sent Halsey this TV project, hoping that they could work together again.

    Here's what we know about their new TV collaboration so far:

    The Player's Table is set at a Long Island prep school where a secret society rules the school, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

    It centers around Sydney's character, Jill Newman, a high school senior who tries to uncover the truth behind her best friend Shaila's death three years ago and the role she and the rest of the secret society might have played in it.

    Sydney Sweeney posing at a Hollwyood event, wearing a bun, hoop earrings and a deep-cut dress
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    Halsey is set to play Rachel Calloway, an "emotionally troubled woman" who kickstarts Jill's interest in uncovering what really happened when Shaila was murdered.

    Halsey posing in a nearly-opened button-up shirt, chainlink earrings, a high bun
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    "Once a legendary member of 'The Players' who graduated three years ago, Rachel left the group and dissociated from her wealthy Long Island roots when her younger brother, Graham, was convicted for Shaila's murder," according to the Hollywood Reporter. "She is brought back to Long Island by her conviction that Graham is not responsible for this crime. Together, Rachel and Jill join forces to embark on a quest for the truth of what really happened that night, with the hope to exonerate her brother before he turns 18."

    The "You Should Be Sad" singer will also act as a producer on the project, while Sydney serves as executive producer under her Fifty-Fifty Films banner, along with Jean-Marc Vallee and Nathan Ross's Crazyrose production company.

    The Player's Table began development earlier this summer. It has not been picked up by a network or streaming service yet, so the scheduled release date is TBA.

    Halsey looking over her shoulder at a Hollywood event
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    2020 hasn't been good for a lot of reasons, but one thing it has blessed us with is a plethora of excellent TV adaptations. So, count me in!

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