A decade after Kate Winslet’s celebrated mini-series Mildred Pierce, she returns to HBO and the small screen once again for another juicy show and role. Free up your Sunday nights for the next few months, because you won’t want to miss this mystery series at 10 p.m. EST. If you don’t have cable or HBO, you can watch the show on the streaming service HBO Max.
Mare’s (Winslet) at a tough point in her life. She’s a faded high school basketball superstar who is struggling with a divorce, her son’s death, raising her grandson and her job as a detective in Easttown. Her ex-husband is getting remarried and is moving right down the street from her, and her daughter is acting out The Pennsylvanian town has been rocked by death of a teenage girl and a potentially related disappearance of another one. She also has her usual slate of unpleasant crimes to investigate.
The pressure mounts as the town residents grow more frustrated with Mare’s inaction and breakthroughs with the case.
The cast also includes Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Guy Pearce, Evan Peters and David Denman (AKA Roy from The Office), who plays Mare’s ex-husband.
You can only watch Mare of Easttown on HBO’s streaming service, which is called HBO Max. It costs $14.99 per month and includes hit shows like Game of Thrones and The Sopranos, along with new movies like Godzilla vs. Kong. HBO Max will be releasing many buzzy movies, like In the Heights, on its streaming service the same day they hit theaters.
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