Focused on a sleepy New England town rife with infidelity, crime and tragedy lurking underneath its surface, the four-hour miniseries will center around Olive (McDormand) and her husband Henry (Jenkins), both of whom are now joined by John Gallagher Jr. ("The Newsroom"), Jesse Plemons ("Breaking Bad"), and Zoe Kazan. Gallagher will play Olive and Henry's son, while Plemons and Kazan will feature as employees of the pharmacy in which Henry works.
As usual with HBO, the ensemble drama, Cholodenko, and her assembled cast should make for a quality addictive watch worthy of their roster. And with only a fraction of the town's villagers covered now with Gallagher, Plemons, and Kazan, look for plenty more talented names to climb on board soon. [Deadline]