Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Limited Series 'Candy' Starring Jessica Biel Lands Series Order at Hulu

Hulu has today given a series order to the original limited series Candy starring Jessica Biel (The Sinner, Limetown). An episode count and premiere date window were not immediately announced.

Set in 1980s Texas, Candy Montgomery (Biel) seemingly has it all - a loving husband with a good job, a daughter and a son, a nice home in the brand new suburbs. So why did she kill her friend from church with an ax?

Robin Veith (The Act) created the series. She will executive produce with Biel, Nick Antosca, Michelle Purple, Alex Hedlund and director Michael Uppendahl. Jim Atkinson and John Bloom will serve as consulting producers. Universal Content Productions, 20th Television and Iron Ocean Productions will produce.

The true-crime story of Candy Montgomery is already being adapted as a limited series at HBO Max titled Love and Death starring Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse Plemons, Patrick Fugit and Lily Rabe.