Kate Winslet will star in and authorities produce the limited series “Mare of Easttown” for HBO, Variety has confirmed.
Winslet will play a small-town Pennsylvania detective whose life crumbles around her as she investigates an space murder.
The series is a co-production between HBO and wiip, the CAA-backed neutral studio headed by Paul Lee. Brad Ingelsby created the current. He will write all episodes in addition to serving as authorities producer and showrunner. Gavin O’Connor could even authorities produce and direct all episodes. Lee and Mark Roybal will authorities produce for wiip, whereas Gordon Gray will authorities produce by Mayhem Pictures.
This marks Winslet’s first television operate since exhibiting in the five-part HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce” in 2011. Primarily recognized for her film work, Winslet has been nominated for seven Academy Awards all by her occupation. She acquired the award for Best Actress in 2008 for “The Reader.” She was moreover nominated for her work in films like “Titanic,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and, most not too way back, “Steve Jobs.”
O’Connor is a celebrated writer, director and producer. Some of his notable films embrace “Tumbleweeds,” “Warrior,” “The Accountant” and “Jane Got a Gun.” On the TV aspect, he has beforehand directed episodes of reveals like “Seven Seconds” and “The Americans.”
Ingelsby is known for writing films like “Out of the Furnace,” “Run All Night” and “American Woman.” He might be engaged on the upcoming film “Torrance” alongside O’Connor.
Winslet is repped by CAA in the US and United Agents in the UK. O’Connor is repped by WME. Ingelsby is repped by CAA and Energy Entertainment.
Deadline first reported the limited series order.