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ITVX acquires HBO’s Love & Death

February 7, 2023

By Nik Roseveare

ITVX has announced that HBO Max Original Love & Death will get its exclusive UK debut on the streaming platform this autumn.

The series focuses on two church going couples, enjoying small town family life in Texas, until somebody picks up an axe.The cast includes Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision, Godzilla), Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad, Fargo), Lily Rabe, Patrick Fugit, Elizabeth Marvel, Tom Pelphrey, Krysten Ritter and Keir Gilchrist. The HBO Max Original is co-produced by Lionsgate.

The series, written by David E. Kelley, is inspired by the book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs and a collection of articles from Texas Monthly.

ITV Head of Content Acquisitions Sasha Breslau said: “We are thrilled  to bring this scabrous, gripping series to ITVX viewers in the UK; get ready to be totally hooked.”

Alison Morris, SVP Television, Digital & Affiliate Distribution at Warner Bros Discovery, added: “HBO Max’s Love & Death is a great addition to the line-up of premium dramas based on real life stories on ITV and ITVX. I hope that UK audiences are going to be as fascinated with the twists and turns of this story as I am. David and Lesli have done a brilliant job of finding the humanity in this most extraordinary set of events, helped by stellar performances from an amazing cast.”

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