Hulu’s The Girl From Plainville is bringing out the heartbreaking true story of Conrad Roy. The series is an adaption of the Esquire article titled “The Girl From Plainville”. And it tells the story of Conrad Roy III, who died by suicide in 2014, and his relationship with his girlfriend, Michelle Carter.
Elle Fanning takes on the role of Carter. She was guilty of involuntary manslaughter in relation to Roy’s death. The series will also take a look at her highly-publicized trial and conviction, which divided people across the world and posed questions about U.S. law and suicide.
The Girl From Plainville: Cast and Plot!
The casting of Chloë Sevigny opposite Elle Fanning in “The Girl from Plainville” has put this future streaming series on our radar, and maybe on yours as well. Furthermore, it’s based on the real-life case of a young woman. She was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend via text to commit suicide.
According to the Esquire article by Jesse Barron, The Girl From Plainville is inspired by the true story of the controversial “texting-suicide” case. This limited series will explore Carter’s relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her controversial conviction of involuntary manslaughter.
Cholodenko will direct the first two episodes of “The Girl from Plainville.” There are two production companies behind this series: Littleton Road and UCP (Universal Cable Productions, a division of Universal Studio Group). Macmanus’ sister, Kelly Funke, is the president of Littleton Road and she will help oversee “The Girl from Plainville.”
The Girl From Plainville: Release Date and Trailer!
The official trailer has not come out yet. However, you may observe the first look here:
At the moment, The Girl From Plainville does not have an exact release date. The good news is, filming is currently underway, with Hulu releasing some first-look images of the series.