Kate Winslet to Star in HBO Limited Series Based on ‘Trust’ Novel


Kate Winslet returns to HBO, with the acclaimed actress set to star in a limited series for the network based on Hernan Diaz’s novel “Trust.”

The rights to the novel were acquired by HBO in a competitive situation. The series is currently in development with the search for a writer to adapt the book for the screen. Winslet will produce the series in addition to starring, with Diaz also serving as executive producer.

In the series, when a wealthy financier reads a novel based on his own life and is unhappy with his and his wife’s portrayal, he asks a secretary to write his memoir and set the record straight. ‘hour. However, she becomes uncomfortably aware that he is rewriting history and his wife’s place in it.

Winslet was recently seen in the HBO limited series “Mare of Easttown,” for which she won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series. She had already won in the same category in 2011 for the HBO series “Mildred Pierce”. Winslet is also known for her seven Oscar nominations, including those for films like ‘Titanic’, ‘Iris’ and ‘Little Children’. She won the Oscar for best actress for her work in the film “The Reader” in 2009.

She is replaced by CAA and United Agents.

“Trust” was released on May 3, 2022, to strong reviews. Diaz’s first novel, “In the Distance”, was a finalist for the Pulitzer as well as the PEN/Faulkner Award. Diaz previously received the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and fellowships from the Cullman Center at the New York Public Library and the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center.

Diaz is replaced by The Clegg Agency and CAA.


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