Book-to-screen: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

little fires everywhere adaptation

Celeste Ng blew readers away with her book Little Fires Everywhere when it was first released in 2017. Among those amazed readers was none other than Reese Witherspoon. With the help of the talented Kerry Washington, the two women are producing and starring in a limited series, based on the book, for Hulu. We’ve rounded up everything you’ll want to know about the highly anticipated series and can’t wait for the premiere on March 18, 2020.

The Trailer

Reese Witherspoon shared the first look at Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere on her Instagram account to the excitement of fans everywhere. Along with the official trailer came a premiere date so we can expect to get our fix on March 18, 2020.

Casting for Little Fires Everywhere

TV Line

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington

The talented and brilliant Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington will be playing the two main characters in the new Hulu adaptation. Since announcing the big news on Instagram in early 2018, the two have been hard at work bringing this book to life and teasing their followers with sneak peeks along the way.

Reese Witherspoon has taken on the role of Elena Richardson, a journalist and mother who lives an enviable life in Shaker Heights.

Kerry Washington will be playing Mia Warren, a single mother and artist who comes head-to-head with Elena Richardson when she moves into her neighborhood.


Lexi Underwood

Young actress Lexi Underwood joins the cast playing Pearl Warren, the daughter of Kerry Washington’s character. Lexi’s character plays a big role in the overall story and we’re thrilled to see a new young actress working alongside the powerful Kerry.

The Hollywood Reporter

Joshua Jackson

Joining the cast is Joshua Jackson (The Affair and Dawson’s Creek). Joshua will be playing Bill Richardson, the husband of Reese Witherspoon’s character.

Check out the full cast here.

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(Feature image courtesy of @reesesbookclub)

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