HBO Max has released the first images of Elizabeth Olsen as Candy Montgomery in Love death a limited series on the true story of Wylie, TX, the murder of Betty Gore by housewife Candy Montgomery in 1980. (See images above and below) Olsen plays Montgomery in the series, from the Big little lies other The Undo duo of David E. Kelley and Nicole Kidman and Lionsgate Television.
Production is currently underway in Kyle, TX, with a premiere scheduled for 2022.
Written by Kelley and directed by HomelandLesli Linka Glatter, Love and death is inspired by the book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs and a collection of articles from Texas Monthly (“Love and Death in Silicon Prairie”, Part I and II).
The series revolves around two couples going to church and enjoying family life in a small town in Texas, until someone picks up an ax.
Jesse Plemons, Lily Rabe, Patrick Fugit, Keir Gilchrist, Elizabeth Marvel, Tom Pelphrey, and Krysten Ritter also star.
Kelley is an executive producer through David E. Kelley Productions; Nicole Kidman and Per Saari through Blossom Films; Glatter (who directs the first four and last episodes); Scott Brown and Megan Creydt via Texas Monthly; Matthew Tinker; Michael Klick and Helen Verno.