Guy Pearce joins Kate Winslet in HBO’s limited series Mare of Easttown
Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner Guy Pearce (Memento, L.A. Confidential) is reuniting with his Mildred Pierce, Oscar-winning co-star Kate Winslet (The Reader, Steve Jobs) in HBO’s upcoming limited series Mare of Easttown, replacing Ben Miles after the actor left the project due to scheduling conflicts (via Deadline).
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.
The series also stars Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, Evan Peters, Cailee Spaeny David Denman, John Douglas Thompson, Patrick Murney, James McArdle, Sosie Bacon, Joe Tippett, and Neal Huff.
Mare of Easttown is written and executive produced by Brad Inglesby who also serves as showrunner on the series.
Winslet, Inglesby, and Craig Zobel will executive produce with Gavin O’Connor along with Gordon Gray through Mayhem Pictures as well as Paul Lee and Mark Royball for wiip.
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