Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Casting News - Melanie Lynskey Set as Co-Lead Opposite Jessica Biel in Hulu's Upcoming Limited Series 'Candy'

Casting News - October 12, 2021

Hulu's Candy.

  • Melanie Lynskey will play the co-lead opposite Jessica Biel in the upcoming limited series created by Robin Veith. She previously starred for two seasons in HBO's Togetherness, in the first season of Hulu's Castle Rock and in the FX on Hulu limited series Mrs. America. She next stars in Showtime's upcoming drama Yellowjackets, which premieres in November.
  • She will play Betty Gore, a teacher, a wife and a mother who just wanted to be a part of her small Texas community. But that all ended on a Friday the 13th in 1980, when she was killed in her own laundry room by her friend, Candy (Biel).