Elizabeth Olsen Is Killer Sweet Montgomery in Love & Dying Trailer – Latest Hollywood News

Elizabeth Olsen isn’t glad within the trailer for Love & Dying.

The official first have a look at the HBO Max true-crime drama (beneath) focuses on Sweet Montgomery (Olsen) and Allan Gore (Jesse Plemons), as one-half of two churchgoing {couples} having fun with small city household life in Texas… till anyone picks up an axe, because the logline reads (and, because the true story goes).

“I’ve executed all of the issues a spouse is meant to do. The home. The meals. The place is the payback?” Olsen’s Sweet asks in voiceover, expressing her suburban housewife ennui, earlier than propositioning Plemons’ Allan: “Would you be considering having an affair?”

The restricted collection is written by David E. Kelley (Large Little Lies, The Undoing) and directed by Lesli Linka Glatter (Homeland, Mad Males), who helms nearly all of the episodes. The seven-episode collection premieres with the primary three installments on April 27, adopted by a weekly launch on Thursdays.

The psychological drama tells the tragic however true story of Sweet Montgomery, the infamous suburban Texas housewife accused of homicide within the Eighties. Montgomery was accused of brutally murdering her pal Betty Gore with an axe (she was discovered with 41 wounds) after having an affair together with her husband.

In Love & Dying, Lily Rabe takes on the position of Betty and Patrick Fugit performs Sweet’s husband, Pat Montgomery. The collection explores the occasions main as much as the homicide, adopted by the trial and aftermath.

Krysten Ritter, Tom Pelphrey, Keir Gilchrist and Elizabeth Marvel spherical out the solid.

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Left are the Montgomerys, Sweet (Elizabeth Olsen) and Pat (Patrick Fugit), with the Gores, Allan (Jesse Plemons) and Betty (Lily Rabe).


Sweet’s real-life story was first explored final yr with the Hulu collection starring Jessica Biel within the title position. Sweet, which Biel additionally government produced, featured the transformative actress in a brief curly wig and huge glasses, a fancy dress that made the actress unrecognizable even to herself.

Love & Dying, which was first introduced in 2021, sees Marvel star Olsen taking a unique method bodily, however seems to be equally transformative by the tone she strikes within the first look.

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Olsen as Sweet in Love & Dying.


Love & Dying is impressed by the e book Proof of Love: A True Story of Ardour and Dying within the Suburbs and the Texas Month-to-month articles “Love & Dying in Silicon Prairie, Half I & II.”

The Max Authentic is co-produced by Lionsgate. Govt producers are Kelley by David E. Kelley Productions; Nicole Kidman and Per Saari by Blossom Movies; Glatter; Scott Brown and Megan Creydt by Texas Month-to-month; Matthew Tinker; Michael Klick and Helen Verno.

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