- Candy is based on the true story of Candy Montgomery, who will be played by Jessica Biel.
- Melanie Lynskey will play Betty Gore along with Pablo Schreiber as Alan Gore (Betty’s husband), while Timothy Simons will play Pat Montgomery, Candy’s husband and a brilliant engineer.
- Simons is best known for his role on HBO’s Veep, and will appear in Home Sweet Home Alone on Disney+.
- The show is set in 1980s Texas, where Montgomery killed her friend from church with an ax.
- The Act creators Robin Veith and Nick Antosca are also behind the new series.
- Biel will executive produce the show with Michelle Purple through their company Iron Ocean. Michael Uppendahl, who has recently worked on FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story, will direct the pilot and serve as executive producer.
More Hulu News:
- The eagerly anticipated second season of Animaniacs is near, and Hulu has debuted the official season 2 trailer and key art for the animated series, set to debut on November 5th.
- Hulu has debuted the second season trailer for the eagerly anticipated return of their original series, The Great, set to return to Hulu on November 19th.
- A series of first look images for Hulu’s upcoming thriller film, Mother/Android, have been revealed.