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Fans Think They’ve Figured out Who Killed Elena in ‘The Undoing’ (SPOILERS)

Who killed Elena Alves?

“The perfect you are able to do with a very good guide, if you wish to dramatize it on display screen, is do one thing else with it,” collection director Susanne Bier advised Oprah journal. “By doing that, you keep the precise qualities of the guide. However you create one thing that’s probably totally different and one thing in its personal proper.”

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In You Ought to Have Recognized, the guide The Undoing is predicated on, Jonathan (who Hugh Grant performs within the collection) is answerable for the homicide of Elena, and sends his spouse Grace (Nicole Kidman) a letter during which he confessed to killing the mother-of-two to cowl up their affair.

Nonetheless, the collection is already deviating from the guide, as Jonathan by no means returns after his disappearance within the guide, however he does in Episode 2 of The Undoing.

It is nonetheless doable that Jonathan is the one who bludgeoned Elena within the collection, and he definitely has loads of motive to take action. 

First, he is already admitted to Grace that he was with Elena earlier than the homicide, and went again straight after it had taken place, a suspicious timeline of occasions for somebody who claims to be utterly harmless.

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Recall that this is not the one factor Jonathan has been holding from Grace. Along with the affair, there’s additionally the pile of lies that he is fabricated to cowl it up, not least of which is the truth that he was fired from his job on the hospital for having an indecent relationship with the mom of a affected person (Elena’s son).

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It would even be the case that Elena’s child is a product of their time collectively, which simply factors to the truth that no matter Jonathan tells Grace is to not be blindly trusted.

However making Jonathan the killer is perhaps too easy for an HBO present. Some viewers wonder if Grace might need had extra to do with Elena than she’s letting on.

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Who performs Elena Alves?

Elena, an artist and younger mom of two, comes into Grace’s internal circle whereas serving to to plan a fundraiser for the distinguished faculty that their sons attend. 

Performed by 26-year-old Matilda De Angelis, her function is up to now small however completely central, and we’re slowly attending to know extra about Elena’s character — like the truth that she was obsessive about Grace and joined the fundraising committee to have the ability to spend extra time by her facet.

Matilda is an Italian actress who bought her begin on the age of 20 within the Italian-language collection L’età dell’oro, earlier than becoming a member of the solid of movies like Italian Race, A Household, The Prize, and Youtopia.

New episodes of The Undoing air Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.

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