Why Women Kill

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Why Women Kill
Genre
Created byMarc Cherry
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkCBS All Access

Why Women Kill is an upcoming American dark comedy-drama web television series created by Marc Cherry that is set to premiere on CBS All Access.

Premise[edit]

Why Women Kill explores "the lives of three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the ‘60s, a socialite in the ‘80s and a lawyer in 2018, each dealing with infidelity in their marriages. The series will examine how the roles of women have changed, but how their reaction to betrayal...has not."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On September 24, 2018, it was announced that CBS All Access had given the production a straight-to-series order. The series was created by Marc Cherry who was also expected to executive produce alongside Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Michael Hanel, and Mindy Schultheis. Production companies involved with the series were slated to consist of Imagine Entertainment and CBS Television Studios.[1][2][3] On December 10, 2018, it was reported that the series would receive $8.4 million dollars in tax credits from the state of California.[4]

Casting[edit]

In February 2019, it was announced that Lucy Liu and Ginnifer Goodwin had been cast in starring roles.[5][6] On February 27, 2019, it was reported that Reid Scott had joined the cast.[7] On March 4, 2019, it was announced that Sam Jaeger had joined the cast.[8] On March 7, 2019, it was announced that Alexandra Daddario had joined the cast.[9] On March 11, 2019, Kirby Howell-Baptiste had been cast. [10] On March 19, 2019, Sadie Calvano joined cast as a series regular.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (September 24, 2018). "CBS All Access Orders Infidelity Dramedy Series 'Why Women Kill' From Marc Cherry & Imagine TV Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  2. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (September 24, 2018). "Marc Cherry Dark Comedy 'Why Women Kill' Nabs CBS All Access Order". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe (September 24, 2018). "CBS All Access Orders Drama Series From 'Desperate Housewives' Creator". Variety. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  4. ^ Patten, Dominic (December 10, 2018). "Patrick Stewart's 'Star Trek' Series, 'Mayans M.C.' & 'Why Women Kill' Score Tax Credits From California". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise; Andreeva, Nellie (February 11, 2019). "Lucy Liu To Star In 'Why Women Kill' On CBS All Access". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 13, 2019). "Ginnifer Goodwin To Star In Marc Cherry's 'Why Women Kill' On CBS All Access". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (February 27, 2019). "'Why Women Kill': Reid Scott Cast In CBS All Access Dramedy". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (March 4, 2019). "'Why Women Kill': Sam Jaeger Cast In CBS All Access Dramedy". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (March 7, 2019). "'Why Women Kill': Alexandra Daddario Cast In CBS All Access Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  10. ^ Petski, Denise (March 11, 2019). "'Why Women Kill': Kirby Howell-Baptiste To Star In CBS All Access Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (March 19, 2019). "'Why Women Kill': Sadie Calvano Cast In CBS All Access Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 19, 2019.