Limited Series Stars Kate Winslet And Is Created And Written By Brad Ingelsby, With All Seven Episodes Directed By Craig Zobel
During the TCA Virtual Winter press tour today Kate Winslet Academy Award®, Emmy®, and Golden Globe®-winner Kate Winslet (HBO’s “Mildred Pierce”) shared her experience about her latest project “Mare of Easttown”. The panel also included creator, writer, showrunner Brad Ingelsby (“The Way Back”), and director Craig Zobel (HBO’s “The Leftovers”).
The seven-part limited series MARE OF EASTTOWN, debuts SUNDAY, APRIL 18 (10:00-11:00 ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. This limited series stars Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her. MARE OF EASTTOWN is an exploration into the dark side of a close community and an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present. Kate spoke the mental challenge of playing a detective and nailing the Delaware accent known to the locals as “Delco”.
MARE OF EASTTOWN also stars Julianne Nicholson (HBO’s “The Outsider”) as Lori Ross, Mare’s best friend since childhood; three-time Emmy®-winner Jean Smart (Emmy®-nominated for HBO’s “Watchmen”) as Helen, Mare’s mother; Angourie Rice (“Black Mirror”) as Siobhan Sheehan, Mare’s teenaged daughter; Evan Peters (“American Horror Story”) as Detective Colin Zabel, the county detective called in to assist with Mare’s investigation; Guy Pearce (Emmy®-winner and Golden Globe®-nominee for HBO’s “Mildred Pierce”) as Richard Ryan, a local creative writing professor; Cailee Spaeny (“Devs”) as Erin McMenamin, an isolated teen living with her volatile father; David Denman (“Outcast”) as Frank Sheehan, Mare’s ex-husband; John Douglas Thompson (HBO Max film “Let Them All Talk”) as Chief Carter, Mare’s boss at the Easttown Police Department; Patrick Murney (“Seven Seconds”) as Kenny McMenamin, Erin’s father; James McArdle (“Ammonite”) as Deacon Mark Burton; Sosie Bacon (HBO’s “Here and Now”) as Carrie Layden, Drew’s mother and Kevin’s ex-girlfriend; Joe Tippett (“Rise”) as John Ross, Lori’s husband and high school sweetheart; and Neal Huff (HBO’s “The Wire”) as Mare’s cousin, Father Dan Hastings.