Premiering at SXSW as part of their Episodic lineup, here is a first look at THE GIRL FROM PLAINVILLE starring Elle Fanning. The Series will be available in Canada on W Network and also STACKTV on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 9 PM ET/PT.
The Girl From Plainville is inspired by the true story of Michelle Carter’s unprecedented “texting-suicide” case. Based on the Esquire article of the same name by Jesse Barron, the limited series explores Carter’s relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her conviction of involuntary manslaughter. The series stars Elle Fanning as Michelle Carter, Chloë Sevigny as Lynn Roy, Colton Ryan as Conrad ‘Coco’ Roy III, Cara Buono as Gail Carter, Kai Lennox as David Carter, and Norbert Leo Butz as Conrad ‘Co’ Roy II. From UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, the limited series is written and executive produced by co-showrunners Liz Hannah ( The Post,The Dropout, Mindhunter) and Patrick Macmanus ( Dr. Death), and also executive produced by Fanning and Echo Lake’s Brittany Kahan Ward. Consulting producers include Barron and Erin Lee Carr ( I Love You, Now Die). Kelly Funke oversees for Macmanus’ Littleton Road Productions.