The sequence is predicated on the true story of Texas housewife Candy Montgomery, who murdered her buddy from church, Betty Gore, with an axe in 1980. The present is impressed by the guide “Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs” and a group of articles from Texas Monthly (“Love & Death In Silicon Prairie, Part I & II”).
Ritter will seem within the position of Sherry Cleckler. It was beforehand introduced that Elizabeth Olsen would star as Candy Montgomery. Other solid members embody Jesse Plemons as Allan Gore, Patrick Fugit as Pat Montgomery, Lily Rabe as Betty Gore, Keir Gilchrist as Pastor Ron Adams, Elizabeth Marvel as Pastor Jackie Ponder, and Tom Pelphrey as Don Crowder.
Ritter presently stars within the Netflix movie “Nightbooks,” primarily based on the J.A. White horror-fantasy youngsters’s guide. She is greatest recognized for her starring position within the Marvel-Netflix sequence “Jessica Jones” in addition to for her roles in exhibits like ” Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23″ and “Breaking Bad.” She will subsequent direct 4 episodes of the supernatural drama “The Girl in the Woods” for Peacock.
She is repped by CAA, Industry Entertainment, Principal Entertainment, ID, and Brecheen Feldman Breimer Silver & Thompson.
“Love and Death” hails from author David E. Kelley, who may also govt produce through David E. Kelley Productions. Nicole Kidman and Per Saari govt produce for Blossoms Films. Lesli Linka Glatter is directing and govt producing. Scott Brown and Megan Creydt of Texas Monthly additionally govt produce together with Matthew Tinker, Michael Klick, and Helen Verno. The sequence is a co-production between HBO Max and Lionsgate Television.