Amy Adams stars in HBO's Complicated Mystery "Sharp Objects"

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03 July 2018
Sharp Objects
Photo: Anne Marie Fox/HBO
"Sharp Objects"
Premieres Sunday, July 8 at 9 PM ET/PT on HBO
         Based on the bestselling novel by Gillian Flynn, reporter Camille Preaker returns to her small hometown to cover the murder of one preteen girl and the abduction of another. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely. 
         Starring five-time Academy Award®-nominee Amy Adams, SHARP OBJECTS is based on Gillian Flynn’s (“Gone Girl”) bestselling novel of the same name. Also starring are Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Elizabeth Perkins And Matt Craven, Henry Czerny, Miguel Sandoval, Taylor John Smith, Sophia Lillis And Madison Davenport.

 July episodes include: 
Episode #1: “Vanish”  Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT)

         Camille Preaker, a reporter for the St. Louis Chronicle, is sent to her rural hometown of Wind Gap by her editor, Curry, to file a story about two missing girls, one of whom was found dead and presumed murdered. The assignment, which reunites Camille with her overbearing mother, Adora, stepfather, Alan Crellin, and half-sister, Amma, brings back traumatic childhood memories, including the death of Camille’s younger sister, Marian (Lulu Wilson), when both were schoolgirls. Tormented by her past and seeking refuge through alcohol, Camille joins Detective Richard Willis and Chief of Police Vickery in following leads around town that might shed light on the fate of the most recent missing girl. 
 Episode #2: “Dirt”  Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 15 (9:00-10:00 PM)

         Camille searches for clues at the funeral and wake for Wind Gap’s latest victim, and clashes with her mother over Camille’s presence in the town. Richard finds a surprising way to arrive at a conclusion about the murderer’s profile. Camille pays a visit to the working-class home of a young boy who says he witnessed the abduction, and confronts Chief Vickery about why he ignored the boy’s claim.  
 Episode #3: “Fix”  Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 22 (9:00-10:00 PM)

         Camille relives a recent tragedy as she struggles to piece together the murders in Wind Gap. Richard grows frustrated with Chief Vickery’s assumptions regarding potential suspects. A defiant Amma shows off her wild side to Camille, while Adora admonishes Camille for meddling in the investigation and a town in mourning. 
 Episode #4: “Ripe”  Debut date: SUNDAY, JULY 29 (9:00-10:00 PM)

         Camille agrees to show Richard some of Wind Gap’s crime scenes, though the tour opens up old wounds.  Alan confronts Adora about her sharing confidences with Chief Vickery, who is concerned about the Crellins hosting the annual “Calhoun Day” attended by Wind Gap’s youth. Fired from his job at Preaker Farms, John shares off-the-record revelations with Camille that raise fresh concerns for her. 

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