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By Rosy Cordero
May 30, 2019 at 04:15 PM EDT
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MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JUNE 19: Jessica Brown Findlay attends the closing ceremony and Golden Nymph awards of the 58th Monte Carlo TV Festival on June 19, 2018 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Actor Alden Ehrenreich arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Beautiful Creatures" at TCL Chinese Theatre on February 6, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage) LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Harry Lloyd arrives to the For Your Consideration Event for Starz's "Counterpart" and "Howards End" at LACMA on May 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
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Jessica Brown-Findlay will reunite with her The Riot Club co-star Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones) in the upcoming USA Network series Brave New World, USA Network confirmed to EW.

Brown-Findlay, who played Lady Cybill Crawley for three seasons on the hit Downton Abbey, will portray Lenina Crowne in the sci-fi series based on the 1932 dystopian novel written by Aldous Huxley of the same name.

Crowe and Lloyd’s Bernard Max are residents of a future utopian society named New London that has achieved peace and stability through the prohibition of monogamy, privacy, money, family, and history itself. The duo has only ever known a rigid social order and a culture of instant gratification and ubiquitous sex. But when curiosity takes the pair on an adventure to the Savage Lands, they’ll need to be saved when they end up part of a violent rebellion.

Their salvation comes in the form of John the Savage, played by Solo: A Star Wars Story star Alden Ehrenreich, who escapes with Crowe and Max back to New London. But when he disrupts the New World’s utopian harmony, it’ll be Crowe and Max that’ll have to deal with the repercussions.

Brown-Findlay departed from period drama Downton Abbey in 2012, seeing her character die shortly after giving birth to daughter due to eclampsia. While still working on the Downton, she starred in an episode of Black Mirror, also set in a dystopian future. She’s starred in a variety of film and tv projects since then, including Hulu’s Harlots, where she returns for a third season in the role of Charlotte Wells on July 10.

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