AnnaSophia Robb, Tiffany Boone, Alona Tal, More Confirmed For “Little Fires Everywhere” Flashback Episode

Hulu makes another big “Little Fires Everywhere” casting announcement.

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Hulu’s upcoming series “Little Fires Everywhere” will include a flashback episode. In a Thursday press release, Hulu confirmed the principal cast members for said flashback.

Per the announcement, AnnaSophia Robb and Tiffany Boone will star as Young Elena Richardson and Young Mia Warren, respectively. Stars Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington play the grown-up versions of those characters.

Other actors set for the flashback episode include Alona Tal (Young Linda), Matthew Barnes (Young Bill), Andy Favreau (Young Mark), and Luke Bracey (Jamie Caplan).

Set for a 2020 premiere, the 8-episode limited series is an adaptation of Celeste Ng’s 2017 book of the same name. Along with Witherspoon and Washington, the principal cast includes Rosemarie DeWitt (Linda McCullough), Joshua Jackson (Bill Richardson), Jade Pettyjohn (Lexie Richardson), Jordan Elsass (Trip Richardson), Gavin Lewis (Moody Richardson), Megan Stott (Izzy Richardson), and Lexi Underwood (Pearl Warren).

Complete details on the flashback characters:

AnnaSophia Robb as ‘Young Elena,’ a young mother with four children under four, Elena struggles to reassert control over her life after her youngest child is born.
Tiffany Boone as ‘Young Mia,’ after learning her scholarship is being revoked, Mia is willing to go to extreme lengths to stay in art school and pursue her dreams.
Alona Tal as “Young Linda,’ Elena’s best friend, Linda and her husband Mark long for a child of their own while enduring heartbreaking loss and the grief of infertility.
Matthew Barnes stars as ‘Young Bill,’ a Shaker Heights attorney who hails from modest means, Bill must choose between his dream job in the public defender’s office and a more lucrative career in the private sector to support his growing family.
Andy Favreau as “Young Mark,’ Linda’s husband and a close friend of the Richardsons, Mark and his wife grapple with the heartache of infertility as they struggle to conceive a child of their own.
Luke Bracey as ‘Jamie Caplan,’ Elena’s college boyfriend, Jamie reminds Elena of the future she could have had, had she not been so bent on rule following.

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