Jessica Biel will star as Candy Montgomery, the axe-murder in Hulu’s new true-crime series CandyFans can now see the first trailer for the series. The series promo provides some background information on Montgomery, who was tried and arrested in connection to the murder of Betty Gore. Fans of Biel may notice that Montgomery went through a minor physical transformation. She wore a long, curly-haired perm wig and large glasses to portray the character.
Montgomery was born in Wylie and was married to Pat Montgomery. She is an electrical engineer at Texas Instruments. Gore was a Methodist Church of Lucas member. She met Montgomery. Although they became close friends, their friendship quickly turned to rivalry when it became clear that Montgomery had been having an affair while she was attending the Methodist Church of Lucas. Montgomery finally killed Gore using an axe as the result of a feud between them. Montgomery was brought to trial, and she was not found guilty by the jury. They found her innocent for self-defense. Wiki says soMontgomery is still alive in Texas. Interestingly, Handmaid’s TaleMontgomery’s role was originally given to Elisabeth Moss, star CandyHowever, it was reported that she had to resign due to scheduling conflicts in October.
Biel is also available. CandyMelanie Lynskey (the Critics Choice Award winner) plays Gore. It’s evident that both women give tense performances, even in the teaser. They are trying to bring Montgomery and Gore into balance. The series will also feature Orange is the New BlackActor Pablo Schreiber portrays Gore’s husband. Veep star Timothy Simons plays Montgomery’s spouse, Pat. CandyIt will air five episodes in a limited series. The first episode will air on Monday, 5/9. Hulu will be releasing one episode per week night following series premiere. The finale is scheduled for May 13.
Hulu’s new series will not be the only one to depict the real-life, bloody story. HBO Max is also in the process of creating a version. The series is called Love and deathIt was created by David E. Kelley. He is best-known for creating shows such as Ally McBeal Big Little Lies. Love and deathStars Elizabeth Olsen in the role of Montgomery and Lily Rabe in the role of Gore. There is no release date. Love and deathAt this time, it has been announced.