The Girl From Plainville Episode 8
A Hulu limited series, The Girl From Plainville follows the life of high school student Michelle Carter (Elle Fanning) after a police investigation discovers her involvement in the suicide of her boyfriend, Conrad “Coco” Roy III (Colton Ryan).
Set in Michelle’s and Conrad’s hometowns of Plainville and Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, the drama oscillates between the past and present. As it slowly uncovers Michelle’s role in Conrad’s death from their text conversations, it also delves deep into the lives of those most affected by Conrad’s tragic suicide.
If you’re curious about this limited series and the teenagers’ doomed “love story,” you’ll likely want to know the release date for the next episode.
Here is everything you need to know about The Girl From Plainville Episode 8, including its release date, time and where you can watch it.
Is The Girl From Plainville Based on a True Story?
Sadly enough, yes. The Hulu drama draws inspiration from Jesse Barron’s Esquire article, “The Girl From Plainville.” The article and the TV series are based on true events.
As in the show, the real Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy started texting each other back and forth after they met in 2012. Coerced to do so by his girlfriend, Coco committed suicide in 2014. In 2017, 20-year-old Michelle stood trial for charges of involuntary manslaughter.
The Girl From Plainville Cast
The Girl From Plainville boasts a talented cast, led by heart-wrenching performances from Elle Fanning and Colton Ryan, and carried in large part by Chloe Sevigny’s portrayal of Conrad’s mom, Lynn Roy.
The cast also includes Aya Cash as Katie Rayburn, Norbert Leo Butz as Co Roy, Ella Kennedy Davis as Sydney Roy, and Pearl Amanda Dickson as Susie Pierce.
Where Can I Watch The Girl From Plainville?
The Girl From Plainville episodes will be released on Hulu for U.S. residents to stream. Unfortunately, the series is not available in the UK.
The Girl From Plainville Episode 8 Release Date
The Girl From Plainville Episode 8 will release on Hulu on Tuesday 3rd May at 12 a.m. EST and 4 a.m. GMT.
Episode 8 is titled “Blank Spaces,” and will be roughly 45 minutes long.
How Many Episodes Will The Girl From Plainville Have?
The Girl From Plainville will be an 8-episode series. The show released 3 episodes its premier week and now releases 1 episode a week. With that in mind, “Blank Spaces” will be the last installment.
Is There a Trailer for The Girl From Plainville?
Yes, there is! You can find a trailer for The Girl From Plainville below:
There is also a preview for episode 8, which shows Michelle awaiting the judge’s verdict.
What Happened in Episode 7?
In The Girl From Plainville Episode 7, events of 2014 unfolded, showing multiple half-hearted attempts at suicide by Conrad. It showed Michelle go from encouraging him to get help to encouraging him to kill himself.
During the trial, Dr. Peter Breggin testified on behalf of Michelle. But Katie Rayburn pushed back against the reliability of his sources.
We’ve covered the entire episode with a lengthy recap that touches on all major plot points and discusses the chapter with an accompanying review. You can find that link below.
What do you hope to see as the series progresses? What’s been your favorite moment of The Girl From Plainville so far? Let us know in the comments below!