Cast & Crew

  • Octavia Spencer
    as Poppy Parnell
  • Kate Hudson
    as Micah Keith
  • Mekhi Phifer
    as Markus Killebrew
  • Christopher Backus
    as Holt Redding
  • Tracie Thoms
    as Desiree Scoville
  • Haneefah Wood
    as Cydie Scoville
  • Alona Tal
    as Ivy Abbott
  • David Lyons
    as Detective Aames
  • Andre Royo
    as Demetrius
  • Merle Dandridge
    as Zarina Killebrew
  • Ron Cephas Jones
    as Leander “Shreve” Scoville
  • Katherine LaNasa
    as Noa Havilland
  • Mychala Faith Lee
    as Trini Killebrew
  • Michael Beach
    as Ingram Rhoades
  • Tami Roman
    as Lillian Scoville
Executive Producers
  • Nichelle Tramble Spellman
  • Octavia Spencer
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Lauren Neustadter
  • Peter Chernin
  • Jenno Topping
  • Mikkel Nørgaard
  • Octavia Spencer
    as Poppy Parnell

    A journalist and podcaster who is driven by the truth and her own moral code to reopen the investigation around the murder of Chuck Buhrman — the case that made her a national sensation.

  • Aaron Paul
    as Warren Cave

    The convicted murderer of Chuck Buhrman; in prison since 1999 and accused of having stabbed his neighbor to death on Halloween night. The once shy and awkward teen establishes a cat-and-mouse relationship with Poppy.

  • Lizzy Caplan
    as Lanie Buhrman Dunn

    Still struggling with the violent death of her father from 1999, Lanie objects to the reopening of her father's murder case.

  • Lizzy Caplan
    as Josie Buhrman

    Like her twin sister Lanie, Josie has never quite recovered from her father's murder.

  • Elizabeth Perkins
    as Melanie Cave

    The stalwart mother of Warren. Her single-minded pursuit to free her son eclipses all else.

  • Michael Beach
    as Ingram Rhoades

    Poppy’s husband and her rock, a distinguished man who knows his own considerable worth. A strong and steady attorney who defied his elitist family to marry Poppy.

  • Mekhi Phifer
    as Markus Killebrew

    Poppy’s ex, a former ball player and a former detective in the Oakland Police Department. He jumps at the chance to help Poppy investigate the Chuck Buhrman murder.

  • Tracie Thoms
    as Desiree Scoville

    Poppy’s older sister and confidante; she is the family rock, and isn’t afraid to put Poppy in her place.

  • Haneefah Wood
    as Cydie Scoville

    Poppy's younger sister who enjoys her role as the baby of the family.

  • Ron Cephas Jones
    as Leander “Shreve” Scoville

    Head of the East Bay Capstones Motorcycle Club and a devout Catholic, Poppy’s father Shreve wields considerable influence both at home and in the community.

Writer
  • Nichelle Tramble Spellman
Showrunner
  • Nichelle Tramble Spellman
Executive Producers
  • Nichelle Tramble Spellman
  • Leonard Dick
  • Ben Watkins
  • Mikkel Nørgaard
  • Peter Chernin
  • Jenno Topping
  • Kristen Campo
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Lauren Neustadter
  • Victor Hsu
  • Octavia Spencer