HBO premiered the eight-episode drama series Sharp Objects last night and has now released a first look at what you can expect in the weeks ahead. What did you think of the first episode? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!
Based on the book of the same name by The New York Times bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Dark Places), the series tells the story of reporter Camille Preaker (Amy Adams) who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.
Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Elizabeth Perkins and Matt Craven co-star in the series, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée from scripts by Marti Noxon and Gillian Flynn.
The executive producers are Jason Blum, Charles Layton and Jessica Rhoades, as well as Amy Adams, Gillian Flynn, Marti Noxon, Jean-Marc Vallée, Nathan Ross and Gregg Fienberg. The additional writers include co-executive producer Vince Calandra, co-producer Scott Brown, consulting producer Alex Metcalf, and Ariella Blejer & Dawn Kamoche. The show is an Entertainment One (eOne) and Blumhouse Television production.