Streaming television currently abounds with true crime series, especially those where the culprit employed manipulation and emotional blackmail to bring forth disastrous results. Hulu's latest, The Girl From Plainville, recounts the true and tragic story about Michelle Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself.
Conrad Roy III
And here's Colton Ryan as Conrad Roy III:
Here's the real Michelle Carter:
Here's the real Lynn Roy (Conrad Roy's mother):
And here's Chloë Sevigny as Lynn Roy:
Here's the real Conrad "Co" Roy II (Conrad Roy III's father):
And here's Norbert Leo Butz as Conrad "Co" Roy II:
Here are real Gail Carter and David Carter (Michelle's parents):
And here are Kai Lennox as David Carter and Cara Buono as Gail Carter:
Here's the real Joseph Cataldo:
And here's Michael Mosley as Joseph Cataldo:
Here's the real Katie Rayburn:
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Other international suicide helplines can be found at befrienders.org. The Trevor Project, which provides help and suicide-prevention resources for LGBTQ youth, is 1-866-488-7386.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness helpline is 1-888-950-6264 (NAMI) and provides information and referral services; GoodTherapy.org is an association of mental health professionals from more than 25 countries who support efforts to reduce harm in therapy.