Disney has announced that the original limited true crime drama series “Candy,” executive produced and starring Jessica Biel, is set to launch on Dosney+ in the UK and Ireland on 12th October, with all five episodes available to stream.
Candy Montgomery is a 1980 housewife and mother who did everything right—good husband, two kids, nice house, even the careful planning and execution of transgressions—but when the pressure of conformity builds within her, her actions scream for just a bit of freedom. With deadly results.
Check out the trailer below:
The series stars Jessica Biel, Timothy Simons, Melanie Lynskey, Pablo Schreiber, and Raúl Esparza.
Three-time Emmy nominee Robin Veith (“Mad Men,” “The Act”) wrote the pilot script and will executive produce. Nick Antosca (“The Act,” “Brand New Cherry Flavor”) will serve as executive producer under his banner Eat the Cat along with Alex Hedlund. Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple (“The Sinner,” “Cruel Summer”) will serve as executive producers for Iron Ocean. Michael Uppendahl (“Fargo,” “American Crime Story: Impeachment”) directed the pilot and will executive produce. Jim Atkinson & John Bloom will serve as consulting producers.
The series has been created by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and 20th Television, one of the Disney Television Studios.
“Candy” was released earlier this summer on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ in other countries, including Australia and Canada.
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