Check out the Mare of Easttown Official Teaser just released by HBO. The mini-series stars Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan. Here she is a small-town Pennsylvania detective who investigates a local murder.

It will debut on HBO and streaming on HBO Max from Sunday April 18th, 2021.

Mare of Easttown Official Teaser

From HBO

Mare of Easttown Lowdown

The seven-part limited series stars Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe -winner Kate Winslet. She has the starring role in HBO’s Mildred Pierce which was screened in 2011. On the production side we have the creator and writer Brad Ingelsby, known for The Way BackCraig Zobel directed all episodes. He also worked on HBO’s The Leftovers.

Kate plays Mare Sheehan who is a small-town Pennsylvania detective. She investigates a local murder but life is crumbling around her. This drama is an exploration into the dark side of a close community. It also aims to be an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present.

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Mare of Easttown, episode 7 – Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) and Richard Ryan (Guy Pearce) ©2020 HBO, photograph by Sarah Shatz

Cast & Crew

Also starring are:-

  • Julianne Nicholson (HBO’s The Outsider) as Lori Ross, she is Mare’s best friend since childhood
  • three-time Emmy®-winner Jean Smart (Emmy®-nominated for HBO’s 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 (Emmy®-winner and Golden Globe®- nominee for HBO’s 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 (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 (HBO’s 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
  • and Neal Huff (HBO’s The Wire) as Mare’s cousin, Father Dan Hastings
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Mare of Easttown, episode 7 – Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) and Richard Ryan (Guy Pearce) ©2020 HBO, photograph by Sarah Shatz

Mare of Easttown, debuts Sunday, April 18th, 2021 (10:00-11:00 ET/PT). It’s on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

Cast & crew: Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson, Jean SmartAngourie RiceEvan PetersGuy PearceCailee SpaenyDavid Denman , John Douglas ThompsonPatrick MurneyJames McArdleSosie Bacon, Joe Tippett, Neal Huff, Brad Ingelsby, Craig Zobel.

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Colin Davies

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