Lupita Nyong’o has exited the Apple TV+ series Lady in the Lake, Variety reports. Nyong’o was cast as Cleo Sherwood, the character referenced in the title, starring opposite co-lead Natalie Portman. It is unknown what prompted the actress’ departure. This marks the second time in two years that the Oscar-winning actress has exited a series. Back in 2020, she cited scheduling conflicts due to the pandemic when exiting the HBO Max adaptation of the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie novel Americanah.