Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington star in the new Hulu series Little Fires Everywhere based on the adaptation of the dramatic novel.

The streaming network released the first footage of the series along with a premiere date of March 18. The drama series is the story of Elena Richardson (Witherspoon), a “by-the-book homemaker from a by-the-book Ohio town, and Mia Warren (Washington), the Richardson family’s new renter who comes in and seemingly pops Elena’s idyllic bubble of suburbia.” The novel is written by Celeste Ng in which Witherspoon and Washington bring both characters to life.

More drama ensues when a family friend of the Richardson’s adopts a Chinese American baby. Things get complicated when Elena and Mia find themselves on opposite sides of the custody battle.

The remaining cast include Joshua Jackson (The Affair) also stars as Bill Richardson. Rosemarie DeWitt (The Last Tycoon) plays Linda McCullough, Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy) plays Joe Ryan, Jade Pettyjohn (The Righteous Gemstones ) plays Lexie Richardson, Jordan Elsass (The Long Road Home) plays Trip Richardson, Gavin Lewis (Prince of Peoria) plays Moody Richardson, Megan Stott (So Shook) plays Izzy Richardson, Lexi Underwood (The Good Doctor) plays Pearl Warren, and international Chinese actress Huang Lu plays Bebe.

Series creator Liz Tigelaar (Casual) serves as showrunner on Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere and executive produces with Witherspoon (through her Hello Sunshine banner) and Washington (through her Simpson Street banner). Lauren Levy Neustadter, Pilar Savone and Lynn Shelton also executive produce. EW


By: Leslie Vasquez

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