Elizabeth Olsen to Star in ‘Love and Death’ at HBO Max

‘Love and Death,’ a few infamous homicide in Texas in 1980, counts David E. Kelley and Nicole Kidman amongst its exec producers.

WandaVision star Elizabeth Olsen is headed to HBO Max for her subsequent TV challenge.
Olsen will topline Love and Death, a restricted collection a few infamous homicide in Texas in 1980. The collection from Lionsgate Television counts David E. Kelley, Nicole Kidman and director Lesli Linka Glatter amongst its producing crew.
Olsen will play Candy Montgomery, who was convicted of murdering her neighbor and good friend, Betty Gore, with an ax.
“This is a gripping story concerning the frustrations and wishes of two girls in a small city that culminates in a horrible act of violence,” mentioned HBO Max head of authentic content material Sarah Aubrey. “We are thrilled to be partnering with David, Lesli, Nicole, and Per [Saari] and extremely lucky to have Elizabeth at the middle of our story to convey out all of the layers of Candy that make this story so unforgettable.”
Love and Death is the second challenge concerning the Montgomery-Gore case to appeal to a high-profile star. Elisabeth Moss is connected to star in Candy, a restricted collection that is in improvement at Universal Studio Group’s UCP from The Act’s Robin Veith and Nick Antosca.
Love and Death relies on the e-book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs by John Bloom and Jim Atkinson and a two-part Texas Monthly collection by the identical authors, “Love & Death in Silicon Prairie.”
“We can’t think about a extra good artist to play the main position of Candy than Elizabeth Olsen,” mentioned Lionsgate TV Group chairman Kevin Beggs. “Her expertise, charisma and vitality can bewitch audiences like no different. We’re proud to be collaborating with a world-class artistic crew of Lesli, David and Nicole on this thrilling and intriguing collection and to convey one other thrilling premium property to our companions at HBO Max.”
The challenge will reunite Big Little Lies and The Undoing’s Kelley, Kidman and Saari. Kelley govt produces through his David E. Kelley Productions together with Kidman and Saari for Blossom Films; Emmy winner Glatter (Homeland); Scott Brown and Megan Creydt for Texas Monthly; and Matthew Tinker, Michael Klick and Helen Verno.
Olsen is repped by Gersh, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Sloane Offer; Kelley by CAA and legal professional Michael Gendler; Kidman by CAA, Media Talent Group and Jackoway Austen; Glatter by CAA, Anonymous Content and Lichter Grossman; and Texas Monthly by CAA.

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