The collection was created by Marti Noxon, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, in addition to celebs Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Matt Craven, Henry Czerny, Taylor John Smith, Madison Davenport, Miguel Sandoval, Will Chase, Jackson Hurst, Sophia Lillis, Lulu Wilson, in addition to Elizabeth Perkins. It follows Camille Preaker, a psychologically struggling press reporter that goes back to her house community to cover the murders of 2 women.
The collection obtained beneficial testimonies, with numerous applauding its visuals, dark environment, instructions, in addition to acting, particularly the performances of Adams, Clarkson, as well as Scanlen. Among its honors, Clarkson won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, in addition to Adams, obtained a political election for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. It likewise obtained 8 political elections at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, containing Outstanding Limited Series as well as acting political elections for Adams in addition to Clarkson.
Crime press reporter Camille Preaker, struggling with alcoholism in addition to recently launched from an emotional clinical center after years of self-harming, return to her house community of Wind Gap, Missouri, to examine the murders of 2 women. Upon reaching her youth years' house, she locates herself one more time under the crucial eye of her mother, Adora, a sectarian socialite, which needs Camille to face her specific adversaries.
- Amy Adams as Camille Preaker, an alcoholic press reporter recently launched from an emotional clinical center
- Patricia Clarkson as Adora Crellin, Amma in addition to Camille's arrogant socialite mother
- Chris Messina as Detective Richard Willis, an investigatory from Kansas City that appears in Wind Gap to assist with the reoccuring murder assessments
- Eliza Scanlen as Amma Crellin, Camille's half-sister in addition to Adora's in addition to Alan's little woman
- Matt Craven as Bill Vickery, the authorities principal of Wind Gap
- Henry Czerny as Alan Crellin, Amma's father, Adora's companion, in addition to Camille's stepfather
- Taylor John Smith as John Keene, the brother or sister of Wind Gap's second murder target, Natalie Keene
- Madison Davenport as Ashley Wheeler, the companion of John Keene
- Miguel Sandoval as Frank Curry, the editor of the St. Louis Chronicle that sends Camille back to Wind Gap at work that leads her to encounter her “issues”
- Will Chase as Bob Nash, the father of Wind Gap's preliminary murder target, Ann Nash
- Jackson Hurst as Kirk Lacey, a trainer at Wind Gap Middle School
- Sophia Lillis as young Camille Preaker
- Lulu Wilson as Marian Crellin, Camille's half sis that died prior to her when they were children, Adora's in addition to Alan's preliminary young person with each various other, in addition to Amma's sis
- Elizabeth Perkins as Jackie O'Neill, the area babble in addition to a long time house friend of the Collins
- David Sullivan as Chris, the owner of the bench where Camille routinely more than likely to in Wind Gap in addition to an old friend of hers
- Violet Brinson as Kelsey
- April Brinson as Jones
- Barbara Eve Harris as Eileen, Frank Curry's partner in addition to friend of Camille
- Emily Yancy as Gayla, Adora's in addition to Alan's cleaner
- Sydney Sweeney as Alice, Camille's teenage roommate at the emotional clinical center she was committed to
- Jessica Treska as Natalie Keene
- Beth Broderick as Annie B
- Catherine Carlen as Deeanna
- Loretta Fox as Melissa
- Aaron Holliday as Damon
- London Vanovan as Amanda Nash
- Ryan James Nelson as Nolan
- Jennifer Aspen as Jeannie Keene, the mother of John in addition to Natalie Keene
- Randy Oglesby as Pastor
- Betsy Baker as Jocelyn Vickery
- Cody Sullivan as Nathan
- Evan Costelloe as Teen Kirk Lacey
- Gunnar Koehler as Bobby Nash
- Gracie Prewitt as Tiffanie Nash
- Daisy Garcia as Bar Waitress
- Reagan Pasternak as Katie Lacey
- Lauran September as Angie
- Jean Villepique as Gretchen
- Ericka Kreutz as Lisa
- Guy Boyd as Clyde
- Sonny Shah as Cashier
- Kaegan Baron as Ann Nash
In 2008, it was reported that Gillian Flynn's story Sharp Objects continued to be in improvement by French manufacturing company Pathé with Andrea Arnold prepped to overview. By 2012, it was reported that the tale had in fact been optioned by Alliance Films with Jason Blum anticipated to work as a manufacturer. Subsequently, Marti Noxon resembled Blum with her vision for an 8 episode television collection.
On July 8, 2014, it was disclosed that Blumhouse Productions as well as Entertainment One would absolutely be developing as well as generating a drama based on the debut novel from Gillian Flynn. Marti Noxon would serve as the showrunner, writer as well as executive producer, while Jean-Marc Vallée would certainly act as the director as well as exec producer.
On April 1, 2016, it was announced that HBO had given the production an eight-episode straight-to-series order. On May 15, 2018, it was announced that the series would premiere on July 8, 2018. On July 25, 2018, HBO president of programming, Casey Bloys, confirmed that, unlike another HBO series, Big Little Lies, which was originally ordered as a limited series before being renewed for a second season, Sharp Objects will not return for more episodes following its limited run.
On February 19, 2016, Variety reported that Amy Adams had joined the project as its lead. In March 2017, it was announced that Patricia Clarkson, Eliza Scanlen, Elizabeth Perkins, Madison Davenport, Chris Messina, Matt Craven, as well as Taylor John Smith had been cast in series regular roles. It was also announced that Will Chase, Jackson Hurst, as well as Jennifer Aspen had joined the cast in a recurring capacity. On May 22, 2017, it was announced that David Sullivan, Reagan Pasternak, Sydney Sweeney, Hilary Ward, and Sophia Lillis had been cast in recurring roles.
Principal photography for the series commenced on March 6, 2017. Filming locations included Barnesville, Georgia; Los Angeles, California; Redwood Valley, California; Santa Clarita, California; and Mendocino, California.
It was reported that there was a fair amount of turmoil on the set of the series. Showrunner Noxon described the alleged “toe-to-toe screaming matches” she and the other producers would certainly get into with director Vallée over his refusal to adhere closely to the series' scripts. Noxon has described Vallée as “much more interested in imagery and telling stories through pictures, and he's brilliant at that…but I love language…I studied theatre at Wesleyan before I became a writer, and the beauty of language, particularly in the Southern Gothic tradition, is so important to me.” Noxon together with Gillian Flynn, Jessica Rhoades, Amy Adams, and another male manufacturer would reportedly have to pressure Vallée to include the dialogue of the script in his scenes, to his displeasure. Principal photography for the series commenced on March 6, 2017. Filming locations included Barnesville, Georgia; Los Angeles, California; Redwood Valley, California; Santa Clarita, California; in addition to Mendocino, California.
On June 7, 2018, the collection held its world premiere during the opening night screening at the annual ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas. Following the premiere, a question-as well as-answer panel took place featuring Amy Adams, Marti Noxon, Gillian Flynn, Jean-Marc Vallée, as well as Jason Blum.