Colton Ryan to feature opposite Elle Fanning in Girl From Plainville
Inspired by the true story of Michelle Carter's controversial 'texting-suicide' case, the series is based on the Esquire article of the same name by Jesse Barron
Actor Colton Ryan is set to star opposite Elle Fanning in a series titled The Girl From Plainville. The show is inspired by the true story of Michelle Carter's controversial 'texting-suicide' case.
It is based on the Esquire article of the same name by Jesse Barron.
Fanning will essay the role of Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 after texting her boyfriend encouragement to commit suicide three years prior.
The limited series will look at Carter's relationship with Conrad “Coco” Roy III (Ryan) and the events that led to his death and later her conviction.
Liz Hannah and Patrick Macmanus will serve as co-writers, co-showrunners and executive producers on the series. Fanning will also serve as executive producer along with Echo Lake’s Brittany Kahan Ward. The project if funded by UCP studios.