Barrett Carnahan and Mark McKenna Talk ‘One of Us Is Lying’

Barrett Carnahan and Mark McKenna star in the Peacock Original, One of Us Is Lying. The new series will launch Thursday, October 7 on the streaming platform. The season will be a total of eight episodes and be released over the course of three weeks, with new episodes dropping in batches on Thursdays.

Based on Karen M. McManus’s #1 New York Times best-selling novel, ONE OF US IS LYING is the story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.

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Carnahan portrays Jake. The actor can most recently be seen in Freeform’s hit psychological thriller, Cruel Summer. The series has also been renewed for a second season. He is known for his work in Cobra Kai and Alexa & Katie as well.

McKenna takes on the role of Simon in One of Us Is Lying. He can recently be seen in The Winter Lake as well as Wayne. The actor is also known for Sing Street and Overlord.

ONE OF US IS LYING — Pilot Episode — Pictured: (l-r) Jessica McLeod as Janae, Mark McKenna as Simon — (Photo by: James Dittiger/Peacock)

I chatted with the duo about their characters, what their tagline for One of Us Is Lying would be, why the series will still surprise fans of the book, and more! Watch my interview here to hear everything: