is adding another true crime series to its slate with Candy (working title) a limited event series based on the true story of Texas killer Candy Montgomery
and her victim, Betty Gore, starring and executive produced by The Handmaid’s Tale
star Elisabeth Moss
, from The Act
co-creator Nick Antosca
and writer Robin Veith
. The series from Ucp, a division of Universal Studio Group, will be shopped to premium and streaming platforms.
Candy (wt) is set in 1980 Texas where Candy Montgomery (Moss) seemingly had it all – loving husband with a good job, a daughter and a son, a nice house in the brand new suburbs – so why did she kill her friend from church with an ax?
Veith wrote the pilot script and will executive produce. Antosca will serve as executive producer under his banner Eat the Cat along with Alex Hedlund
. Moss will serve as