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What is Love & Death about?
The seven-episode drama tells the true story of Candy and Pat Montgomery and Betty and Allan Gore – two churchgoing couples enjoying their small-town Texas life.
That is until an extramarital affair leads somebody to pick up an axe, and well, you can guess the rest. But basically yes, a gruesome murder takes place and there’s one suspect in play.
Is Love & Death based on a true story?
In short, Love & Death is loosely based on true events. In Texas during the 1980s, two housewives, Candy and Betty, became friends after their children brought them together.
Things took a turn, however, when Candy started an affair with Betty’s husband Allen and was later accused of murdering her friend with an axe – claiming it was self-defence.
Who is cast in Love & Death?
Elizabeth Olsen stars as Candy Montgomery, the wife of Pat Montgomery, played by Patrick Fugit, and Jesse Plemons stars as Allan Gore, husband to Betty Gore, who is played by Lily Rabe.
The rest of the cast includes Keir Gilchrist as Ron Adams, Elizabeth Marvel as Jackie Ponder, Tom Pelphrey as Don Crowder and Krysten Ritter as Sherry Cleckler.