Mare of Easttown, a limited series with Kate Winslet as a small-town detective investigating a murder, starts on HBO April 18. Brad Ingelsby is behind the series, which will have seven episodes.
Winslet plays Mare Sheehan, a detective in the Philadelphia suburbs looking into a murder while struggling to keep her life together. “Mare of Easttown is an exploration into the dark side of a close community and an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present,” according to HBO.
Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, Evan Peters and Guy Pearce are also in the cast.
Winslet’s work includes Titanic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Finding Neverland and Revolutionary Road. She was in the HBO limited series Mildred Pierce.
Mare of Easttown is an HBO co-production with wiip. Ingelsby executive produces with Craig Zobel, Paul Lee, Mark Roybal, Kate Winslet, Gavin O’Connor and Gordon Gray.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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