Jean HanffKorelitz, an American novelist and playwright, created a novel called “You Should Have Known” back in 2015. This book inspired a drama miniseries called The Undoing. The show is written by David E. Kelley and Susanne Bier will direct it. These are familiar names. David E. Kelley created Big Little Lies and Susanne Bier was involved with the much-praised series The Night Manager. The show will premiere on HBO. The series has the potential to create a huge fan following as the screenplay, drama and cast make an interesting premise.

What is the story about?

The Undoing tells us about Grace Fraser. She has a successful career as a therapist and on top of that, she is also very close to publishing her own book. She has an almost perfect life with her devoted husband and a bright young son, who attends one of those elite private schools in New York. Just when things seem blissful, her life takes a different turn. She has to deal with violent death and her missing husband just weeks before her book’s release. Grace has to manage situations where she has ignored her sound judgment. The show revolves around her as she tries to create a new life after the old one collapses.

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When will it release?

The show was supposed to release on 10th May of this year but that did not happen. Coronavirus pandemic led to the push back to the release date to this fall. The season will have six episodes in total. Viewers will just have to kill time till the new series shows us the undoing of an idyllic life.

The cast

• Hugh Grant as Jonathan Fraser
• Nicole Kidman as Grace Fraser
• Donald Sutherland as Franklin Reinhardt
• Fala Chen as Jolene McCall
• Noah Jupe as Henry Fraser
• ÉdgarRamírez as Detective Joe Mendoza
• Michael Devine as Detective Paul O’Rourke
• Lily Rabe as Sylvia Steineitz
• Ismael Cruz Córdova as Fernando Alves
• Matilda De Angelis as Elena Alves
• NomaDumezweni as Haley Fitzgerald

The actors appearing in this show are quite well known in the industry. Till now, this is the available information about the cast –