The brand new eight-part HBO thriller series Sharp Objects, starring five-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams and based on the novel of the same name by bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl), is set to premiere on Foxtel in July.
The minute-long preview showcases the eerie world of Wind Gap, Missouri, home to reporter Camille Preaker (Adams), who rekindles relations with her estranged family as she investigates the murders of two young girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.
Sharp Objects co-stars Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Elizabeth Perkins, Matt Craven and young Australian actress Eliza Scanlen (Home and Away) in her breakout role as Adams’ 13- year-old half-sister, Amma. The series is directed by Jean-Marc Vallee (Big Little Lies) from scripts by Gillian Flynn and Marti Noxon.
The series will be available to stream express from the US on Foxtel Now and will screen on Foxtel’s showcase.
Foxtel’s showcase has long been Australia’s ‘Home of HBO’ featuring must-see programming including Game of Thrones, Westworld, The Deuce, Divorce, Veep, Ballers and Big Little Lies. showcase is also the exclusive home to Foxtel’s own award-winning original dramas, including Wentworth, A Place to Call Home, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Top of the Lake: China Girl, The Kettering Incident and Secret City, which continue to break new ground and win local and international praise.