Love & Death Trailer: Elizabeth Olsen Leads HBO Max’s True Crime Drama
The full Love & Death trailer for HBO Max’s upcoming true crime miniseries has been revealed, featuring Elizabeth Olsen as a regular suburban housewife who becomes a murderer after killing her neighbor with an axe. The limited drama will be available for streaming on April 27.
The video shows Olsen’s Candy Montgomery as she starts an affair with her friend’s husband in an attempt to bring excitement to her life. However, this affair ultimately takes a dark turn, after her friend gets brutally murdered.
Check out the Love & Death trailer below:
Love & Death will center around two church-going couples enjoying small-town family life in Texas — until somebody picks up an axe. It is based on the book titled 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).
The limited series stars Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision) as Candy Montgomery, Jesse Plemons (Jungle Cruise) as Allan Gore, Lily Rabe (American Horror Story) as Betty Gore, Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones) as Sherry Cleckler, Patrick Fugit (Outcast) as Pat Montgomery, Keir Gilchrist (Atypical) as Pastor Ron Adams, Elizabeth Marvel (House of Cards) as Pastor Jackie Ponder, and Tom Pelphrey (Ozark) as Don Crowder.
Love & Death is written and executive produced by David E. Kelley (The Undoing) through his David E. Kelly Productions banner, with Lesli Linka Glatter (Mad Men) set to direct. Executive producers are Glatter, Nicole Kidman, and Per Saari through Blossom Films, Scott Brown and Megan Creydt through Texas Monthly, Matthew Tinker, Michael Klick, and Helen Verno. Lionsgate will produce the limited series.