HBO Max has given a series order to the limited series LOVE AND DEATH starring Elizabeth Olsen ("WandaVision," "Marvel Franchise," "Martha Marcy May Marlene") as Candy Montgomery, written by David E. Kelley and directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
Produced by Lionsgate, executive produced by David E. Kelley through David E. Kelley Productions; Nicole Kidman and Per Saari through Blossom Films; Lesli Linka Glatter; Scott Brown and Megan Creydt through Texas Monthly; Matthew Tinker; Michael Klick and Helen Verno.
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 & Death In Silicon Prairie, Part I & II).
In the series: Two church going couples, enjoying small town family life in Texas, until somebody picks up an axe.
Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content, HBO Max said, "This is a gripping story about the frustrations and desires of two women in a small town that culminates in a terrible act of violence. We are thrilled to be partnering with David, Lesli, Nicole, and Per and incredibly fortunate to have Elizabeth at the center of our story to bring out all the layers of Candy that make this story so unforgettable."