"Mildred Pierce" (HBO TV miniseries) stars Oscar and Golden Globe winner Kate Winslet ("Revolutionary Road," "The Reader") in the title role, along with SAG Award nominee Guy Pearce ("The Hurt Locker," "Memento"), Golden Globe nominee Evan Rachel Wood ("The Wrestler," "True Blood"), Gotham Award winner Brian O'Byrne ("Before the Devil Knows You're Dead," "FlashForward"), SAG Award nominee James LeGros ("Skateland," "Mercy"), Oscar nominee Melissa Leo ("Frozen River," "Treme"), Oscar and Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner Mare Winningham ("George Wallace," "Georgia") and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Hope Davis ("The Special Relationship," "In Treatment").

Directed by Oscar, Golden Globe and WGA nominee Todd Haynes ("I'm Not There," "Far from Heaven") from a script by Haynes and Jon Raymond, "Mildred Pierce" is the epic story of a proud single mother struggling to earn her daughter's love during the Great Depression in middle-class Los Angeles. The five-part miniseries, produced in association with MGM, will follow the story laid out by James M. Cain in his 1941 novel of the same name. Emmy nominees Christine Vachon ("I'm Not There," "Mrs. Harris") and Pam Koffler ("Mrs. Harris," "The Notorious Bettie Page"), John Wells ("Southland," "The Company Men") and Todd Haynes executive produce, and two-time Emmy winner Ilene Landress ("The Sopranos") co-executive produces.




FACTS

Network: HBO
Genre: Drama
Premiere Date: March 27, 2011
Production Companies:
John Wells Productions
Killer Films
MGM





'Emmy Awards 2011' Winners — "Modern Family" and "Mad Men" repeat their wins for comedy and drama series, while Jim Parsons, Melissa McCarthy, Julianna Margulies and Kyle Chandler win in the lead actor categories. Read more...
2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Winners — "Boardwalk Empire" tops the night with seven wins followed by "Deadliest Catch" and "Gettysburg" with four each. Read more...
Primetime Emmy 2011 Nominations — "Mildred Pierce" earns the most nods, followed by "Mad Men," "Boardwalk Empire," "Modern Family," "Saturday Night Life," "Game of Thrones," "30 Rock" and "Glee." Read more...
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