Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, "Little Fires Everywhere" follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.


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Series cast summary:
Kerry Washington ...  Mia Warren 8 episodes, 2020
Lexi Underwood ...  Pearl Warren 8 episodes, 2020
Reese Witherspoon ...  Elena Richardson 7 episodes, 2020
Joshua Jackson ...  Bill Richardson 7 episodes, 2020
Rosemarie DeWitt ...  Linda McCullough 7 episodes, 2020
Jade Pettyjohn ...  Lexie Richardson 7 episodes, 2020
Megan Stott ...  Izzy Richardson 7 episodes, 2020
Gavin Lewis ...  Moody Richardson 7 episodes, 2020
Jordan Elsass ...  Trip Richardson 7 episodes, 2020
Lu Huang ...  Bebe Chow 6 episodes, 2020
Stevonte Hart ...  Brian Harlins 5 episodes, 2020
Geoff Stults ...  Mark McCullough 4 episodes, 2020
Colby French ...  Lou 4 episodes, 2020
Isabel Gravitt ...  April Jarvis 4 episodes, 2020
Paul Yen ...  Scott 4 episodes, 2020
Jesse Williams ...  Joe Ryan 3 episodes, 2020
Sarita Choudhury ...  Anita Rees 3 episodes, 2020
Byron Mann ...  Ed Lan 3 episodes, 2020
Jaime Ray Newman ...  Elizabeth Manwill 3 episodes, 2020
AnnaSophia Robb ...  Young Elena 2 episodes, 2020
Tiffany Boone ...  Young Mia 2 episodes, 2020
Nicole Beharie ...  Madeline Ryan 2 episodes, 2020
Luke Bracey ...  Jamie Caplan 2 episodes, 2020
Obba Babatundé ...  George Wright 2 episodes, 2020
Austin Basis ...  Principal Peters 2 episodes, 2020
Rachel Eggleston ...  Marisa 2 episodes, 2020
Melanie Nicholls-King ...  Regina Wright 2 episodes, 2020
John Pirruccello ...  Stu 2 episodes, 2020
Micah Nelson ...  Carl 2 episodes, 2020
Jonathan Bray ...  Local News Anchor 2 episodes, 2020
Derek Brandon ...  Jim 2 episodes, 2020
Dan Desmond Dan Desmond ...  Judge Reinbeck / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Kerrynton Jones Kerrynton Jones ...  Cashier / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Lisa Yamada ...  Serena Wong 2 episodes, 2020


Starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, the story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

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In the Celeste Ng's source novel , Ng kept Mia Warren's race deliberately vague and undefined. With the casting of Kerry Washington in the Mia Warren role in this adaptation, Warren became a black character. During an April 2020 interview with Terry Gross on the National Public Radio program "Fresh Air," Washington said, "when I met Celeste Ng, the writer, for the first time, she actually admitted to me that she had always thought of Mia as a woman of color, and that she had been drawn to the idea of writing Mia as a black woman. But she didn't feel like she had the authoritative voice to do that in the right way. And so she was kind of vague about her race in the novel. So it was exciting that we were in step with Celeste in diving into the places where she wanted to to grow out the book in ways that already lived in her." See more »

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Watch the Show then Read the Book.
20 March 2020 | by faerietxnSee all my reviews

I read the book and am now watching the show and noooo... I can't do it. I told my daughter all about this and she really wanted to watch it so we're doing it but if it weren't for her I wouldn't be watching. They changed all the good parts of the book. It's disappointing.

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18 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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