HBO’s series Sharp Objects, large portions of which were filmed here last summer, will open the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas June 7. ATX is similar to a film festival but concentrates on new television series and television history. Sharp Objects, which is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and from scripts by writer-executive producer Marti Noxon, is based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Gillian Flynn, who also serves as executive producer on the series.
Sharp Objects, will be the ATX Television Festival’s opening night screening and panel, taking place on June 7th in Austin, Texas. Panelists will be announced at a later date. “Sharp Objects” is an eight-episode series starring Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Elizabeth Perkins and Matt Craven. Its produced by Entertainment One (eOne) and Blumhouse Television. HBO has not yet announced its premiere date.
ATX Television Festival is seeing its seventh season this year, from June 7-10. “Sharp Objects” joins previously announced programming, including a conversation with Blown Deadline producing partners David Simon and Nina K. Noble. Joining this panel are also casting director Alexa L. Fogel and director Anthony Hemingway.