Elizabeth Olsen to Star in HBO Max True Crime Series 'Love and Death'

Published May 04 2021 at 9:20 AM GMT
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe staple Elizabeth Olsen is set to star in the upcoming HBO Max true crime series, Love and Death.
  • The WandaVision actress will portray the role of Candy Montgomery, a suburban housewife from Wylie, Texas who murdered Betty Gore in 1980.
  • Love and Death takes inspiration from the book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs, which is a collection of articles entitled "Love & Death In Silicon Prairie, Part I & II" from Texas Monthly, and features a logline that reads, "Two church going couples, enjoying small town family life in Texas, until somebody picks up an axe.
  • Love and Death will be directed by Lesli Linka Glatter, written by David E Kelley, produced by Lionsgate and executive produced by Kelley, Glatter, Nicole Kidman and Per Saari through Blossom Films, Scott Brown and Megan Creydt through Texas Monthly, Matthew Tinker, Michael Klick and Helen Verno.
  • 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.


  • Published May 4, 2021 9:20 AM GMT