Williams' character is a mysterious loner with no interest in bonding with the rest of the group.

By Karen Mizoguchi
February 04, 2016 09:30 PM
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Zelda Williams has landed her next acting role.

The daughter of the late Robin Williams is set to star in Freeform’s upcoming horror drama series, Dead of Summer, according to Deadline.

Williams, 26, will play a camp counselor, who is a “mysterious loner with no interest in bonding with the rest of the group.” The drama is set in the late 1980s in the Midwest, where a summer of fun quickly turns scary and evil.

Williams, whose mother is film producer Marsha Garces, has built an impressive resumé having made cameo appearances, most notably, in MTV’s Teen Wolf and has voiced animated characters in The Legend of Korra and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Most recently, she directed her best friend JoJo’s music video, which was inspired by the singer’s father’s struggle with addiction.

“For those suffering from depression, I know how dark and endless that tunnel can feel,” Williams said on the one-year anniversary of her father’s death. Robin died on Aug. 11, 2014 after battling severe depression throughout his life.

“But if happiness seems impossible to find, please hold on to the possibility of hope, faint though it may be. Because I promise you, there’s enough nights under the same yellow moon for all of us to share, no matter how or when you find your way there.”

Production on the anthology series begins in March.

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