‘The White Lotus’ Cast Reveal: Mike White Returns to HBO After ‘Enlightened’

It has been seven years since Mike White’s critically acclaimed-though-not-commercially-successful series “Enlightened” ended its two-season run, and HBO has announced that White will be returning to the fold as creator, executive producer, writer, and director of the series “The White Lotus.”The six-episode limited series, set to begin production this month in Hawaii, is described as a social satire set at an exclusive tropical resort.

It will follow the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week.The cast will include Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Fred Hechinger, Jake Lacy, Brittany O’Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney and Steve Zahn.

It is said that filming will be done under strict health and safety guidelines, one of several productions starting to ramp back up post-coronavirus.“It’s beyond exciting to return to HBO with this project and such an incredible cast,” said White in a prepared statement.

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