‘The Girl from Plainville,’ Hulu series based on sensational texting-suicide case premieres Tuesday

PLAINVILLE, Mass. — A Hulu series based on the texting-suicide trial of Michelle Carter in the death of Conrad Roy premieres on Tuesday.

The trailer was released earlier this month.

Hulu’s “The Girl from Plainville” stars Elle Fanning as Michelle Carter, who was convicted of manslaughter for the 2014 suicide death of her friend Conrad Roy.

Carter had been accused of urging Roy to kill himself in text messages that included, “Just do it, babe.” Carter served 11 months in prison, before being released in January of 2020.

The criminal case gained national attention, including an HBO special, as it raised legal questions about free speech and provided a disturbing look at teenage relationships and depression. Now, the Hulu series- starring Elle Fanning as Michelle Carter, Colton Ryan as Conrad Road, and Chloë Sevigny as Conrad’s mother Lynn Roy is out.

Michelle Carter is on probation until August of 2022.

READ - All the texts between Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy on the day he died:

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