Molly Parker Joins “Lost in Space” Series

“Deadwood” and “House of Cards” actress Molly Parker has been cast as family matriarch Maureen Robinson in Netflix’s reboot of “Lost in Space” which Legendary is producing.

Parker will star opposite “Black Sails” lead Toby Stephens as her husband John Robinson in the ten-episode series which also includes Taylor Russell as Judy. June Lockhart and Mimi Rogers previously played the role in the 1960s TV series and 1998 film respectively.

The story will follow the Robinson family as they are forced to come together after being stranded light years from their intended destination. They find themselves battling a strange new alien environment and their own personal demons.

Zack Estrin serves as showrunner. The series was formally ordered in June and is set to premiere in 2018.

Source: TV Line