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Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce cast in HBO's 'Mildred Pierce'

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Today, HBO announced their cast for the network’s five-hour miniseries, Mildred Pierce, which will begin filming in April. Kate Winslet will play the title character, Guy Pearce will star as Monty Beragon, and Evan Rachel Wood will play Veda Pierce. Melissa Leo, James Le Gros, Brian F. O’Byrne, and Morgan Turner round out the cast.

The miniseries, which follows a single mother and her daughter during the Great Depression, is based on the novel by the same name by James M. Cain.