Writer Jane Anderson with actress Frances McDormand on-set of “Olive Kitteridge” a new 4-part miniseries on HBO based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel. The story chronicles a marriage over the course of 25 years within the confines of a small town in Maine.
A conversation with Jane Anderson, the writer of “Olive Kitteridge” a new HBO miniseries based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel. The 4-part miniseries is directed by Lisa Cholodenko and stars Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Zoe Kazan, John Gallagher Jr, and Bill Murray. We also discuss her experiences adapting stage plays to the screen; writing and directing “Normal” for HBO. And her experience writing for television on the hit series “Mad Men”.
Watch the trailer for this exquisitely crafted 4-part miniseries directed by Lisa Cholodenko, the Oscar nominated writer and director of “The Kids Are Alright”. The cinematographer, Frederick Elmes, shot many of David Lynch’s most famous films including “Blue Velvet” and “Eraserhead” as well as director Ang Lee’s “The Ice Storm”.