Premieres April 18 at 10 PM

Here’s what you need to know about the limited series starring Kate Winslet. 

What’s the story? As her life crumbles around her, a small-town Pennsylvania detective Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) investigates a local murder. The series explores the dark side of a close community and provides an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present.

Who’s starring in it? Joining Winslet (who previously starred in HBO’s Mildred Pierce), will be:

Julianne Nicholson (Boardwalk Empire and The Outsider) as Lori Ross, Mare’s best friend since childhood.

Jean Smart (Watchmen) as Helen, Mare's mother. 

Angourie Rice (Black Mirror) as Siobhan Sheehan, Mare’s teenaged daughter.

Evan Peters (American Horror Story) as Detective Colin Zabel,  the county detective called in to assist with Mare's investigation.

Guy Pearce (Mildred Pierce) as Richard Ryan, a local creative writing professor.

Cailee Spaeny (Devs) as Erin McMenamin, an isolated teen living with her volatile father.

David Denman (Cinemax’s Outcast) as Frank Sheehan, Mare’s ex-husband.

John Douglas Thompson (HBO Max film Let Them All Talk) as Chief Carter, Mare's boss at the Easttown Police Department.

Patrick Murney (Seven Seconds) as Kenny McMenamin, Erin's father.

James McArdle (Ammonite) as Deacon Mark Burton.

Sosie Bacon (Here and Now) as Carrie Layden, Drew’s mother and Kevin’s ex-girlfriend.

Joe Tippett (Rise) as John Ross, Lori's husband and high school sweetheart.

Neal Huff (The Wire) as Father Dan Hastings, Mare’s cousin.

Who’s behind the camera? An HBO co-production with wiip; creator/writer/showrunner/executive producer, Brad Ingelsby; director/executive producer, Craig Zobel; executive producer, Paul Lee through wiip; executive producer, Mark Roybal through wiip; executive producer, Kate Winslet; executive producer, Gavin O’Connor; executive producer, Gordon Gray through Mayhem Pictures.

Invitation to the Set

Take a look behind the scenes of the community-driven drama starring Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson, and Guy Pearce.


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