‘Enlightened’s Mike White Sets Limited Social Satire ‘The White Lotus’ At HBO With Connie Britton, Natasha Rothwell & Sydney Sweeney Among Cast

HBO is heading to Hawaii with its latest limited series, The White Lotus, from Enlightened creator Mike White.

The premium cable network has ordered six episodes of the series, which will begin production this month on location in Hawaii under COVID-19 guidelines.

Created, executive produced, written and directed by White, the series is set at an exclusive tropical resort and follows the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week.

Murray Bartlett (Looking), Connie Britton (Nashville), Jennifer Coolidge (2 Broke Girls), Alexandra Daddario (True Detective), Fred Hechinger (Eighth Grade), Jake Lacy (Girls), Brittany O’Grady (Little Voice), Natasha Rothwell (Insecure), Sydney Sweeney (Euphoria) and Steve Zahn (Treme) star with more cast set to be revealed later.

David Bernad and Nick Hall exec produce alongside White with Mark Kamine as co-exec producer.

“Mike is an unparalleled talent whose groundbreaking work has transformed both the film and TV space,” said Francesca Orsi, EVP, HBO Programming. “We couldn’t be happier to collaborate with him again on yet another hilarious and perceptive piece that exposes the complexities of life and humanity itself.”

“It’s beyond exciting to return to HBO with this project and such an incredible cast,” said White. “I am very grateful to everyone who has made it possible for us to bring our little bubble to Hawaii, a place I am proud to think of as a second home.”

Murray Bartlett is represented by Paradigm Talent Agency and Anonymous Content, Connie Britton is represented by Untitled Entertainment, WME & Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman, Jennifer Coolidge is represented by UTA & Mosaic, Alexandra Daddario is represented by Untitled Entertainment, United Talent Agency, Rogers & Cowan PMK and Jeff Hynick, Karl R. Austen and Marcy Morris and Fred Hechinger is represented by A3 Artists Agency, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, ID PR and his lawyer Ryan Levine.

Jake Lacy is represented by UTA and Beth Rosner Management, Brittany O’Grady is represented by ICM, Suskin Management, Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein, Natasha Rothwell is represented by CAA; Edna Cowan Management; Jackoway Austen Tyerman, and Sechel PR, Sydney Sweeney is represented by Paradigm & Hansen, Jacobson, Teller and Steve Zahn is represented by UTA and Principal Entertainment LA.

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