Colton Ryan will star alongside Elle Fanning in Hulu’s “The Girl From Plainville.”
Written by Liz Hannah and “Dr. Death” writer Patrick Macmanus, “The Girl From Plainville” is based on a 2017 Esquire article of the same name about Michelle Carter, the 17-year-old who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter after convincing her boyfriend to commit suicide via text.
Fanning will star as Carter in addition to serving as an executive producer on the series alongside Hannah, Macmanus and Echo Lake’s Brittany Kahan Ward. Ryan will play the boyfriend, Conrad “Coco” Roy III.
Coco is described as “a sweet, caring young man grappling with anxiety and loneliness in a world he doesn’t feel he fits into. When he serendipitously meets Carter, he sees in her someone who understands his