Amazon casts four protagonists for ‘Paper Girls’ series

(Left to Right) Sofia Rosinsky, Riley Lai Nelet, Fina Strazza and Camryn Jones

Amazon has finally cast the four main characters for its live-action adaptation of Brian K.Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s hit comic book series, The Paper Girls.

As per Deadline, Amazon has finalised the leads starring Sofia Rosinsky, Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet and Fina Strazza.

Paper Girls is the story of four young girls (Rosinsky, Jones, Nelet, Strazza) who ,while out delivering papers on the morning after Halloween in 1988, were trapped in a complicated conflict, and they travel in time to save the world.

Rosinsky stars as Mac Coyle, the team leader who’s a working class Catholic girl. Following her older brother she becomes the first newspaper delivery girl of her town. She has a sharp tongue and quicker fists.

Jones plays the role of Tiffany Quilkin, a tech savvy girl with immense knowledge of pop culture. She is the only child of career-oriented and mixed race parents. She has also been delivering papers for over a year and has no intention of letting her plans for the future slip away.

Nelet enacts Erin Tieng, the group’s newbie who feels caught between worlds. She presents herself as a dual language immigrant. However she’s also an all American teenager who wants a TV perfect western life.

Strazza depicts the role of  KJ Brandman, one of the only Jewish girls in town who also comes from one of its richest families. Her talent as a field hockey player invites attention. But her skills on the field don’t line up with her mom’s wishes for her.

Paper Girls is co-produced by Amazon Studios, Legendary Television and Plan B entertainment. As per reports, the filming of the series will begin later this year in Chicago.