Deadline reports that Guy Pearce will reunite with his Mildred Pierce co-star Kate Winslet in HBO’s latest limited series Mare of Easttown.
Pearce replaces Ben Miles, who had to leave the part due to scheduling conflicts. The series is written, executive produced and showrun by Brad Inglesby.
Mare Of Easttown stars Winslet as Mare Sheehan, “a small-town Pennsylvania detective whose life crumbles around her as she investigates a local murder.” Pearce will play Richard Ryan, “a visiting creative writing professor who wrote a dazzling novel that won the National Book Award 25 years ago, but he has never lived up to his early promise.”
Also starring in the series is Julianne Nicholson (The Outsider), Jean Smart (Watchmen), Angourie Rice (The Nice Guys), Evan Peters (X-Men: Dark Phoenix), Cailee Spaeny (Willow), David Denman (The Office), John Douglas Thompson (For Life), Patrick Murney (Seven Seconds), James McArdle (Mary Queen of Scots), Sosie Bacon (13 Reasons Why), Joe Tippett (Rise) and Neal Huff (Spotlight).
Mare of Easttown is a co-production between HBO and wiip and will be executive produced by Winslet, Inglesby, Craig Zobel, Gavin O’Connor and Gordon Gray through Mayhem Pictures alongside Paul Lee and Mark Roybal for wiip.
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