Amy Adams spoke at the Television Critics Association panel about battling anxiety and insomnia while playing Camille Preaker in HBO's original series "Sharper Objects." (Reuters) LOS ANGELES – Amy Adams takes a serious turn with her role as Camille Preaker in HBO’s series “Sharp Objects” where she portrays a troubled reporter who struggles with addiction, trauma and anxiety as she tries to report on a serial killer in her hometown. The actress opened up at the Television Critics Associaton's panel on Wednesday in Beverly Hills, Calif., about her experience playing Preaker. She said she channeled her own struggles with anxiety and poured herself into the protagonist, which caused some issues when she wasn't filming. “I had really bad anxiety and insomnia, and I had to remember that it wasn’t mine, but it was Camille’s,” she recollected while adding that she would wake up at 4 in the morning and “have insane … [Read more...] about ‘Sharp Objects’ star Amy Adams says the show gave her anxiety and insomnia
TCA 2018: "So bask in it while you can," Marti Noxon says Ashley Boucher, provided by Published 11:59 am PDT, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 ‘Sharp Objects’ Showrunner Says No to Season 2: ‘This Is It’ 1 / 1 Back to Gallery “Sharp Objects” won’t be getting a second season, showrunner Marti Noxon said at the Television Critics Association Summer 2018 press tour on Wednesday. “We’re not talking about a Season 2,” Noxon said. “This is it, so bask in it while you can.” The eight-episode limited series is based on Gillian Flynn’s debut novel of the same name, so an additional season would have taken the series off-book. While “Sharp Objects” is a limited series, it wouldn’t be unprecedented to add on a second season. Last year’s critical darling “Big Little Lies” was originally billed as a … [Read more...] about ‘Sharp Objects’ Showrunner Says No to Season 2: ‘This Is It’
Culture Movies & TV HBO’s Sharp Objects has made a strong and universal first impression. The eerie town, the murdered girls, and the journalist who struggles to cope with her past all come to light in the series, leaving few horror tropes untapped. Here are some shows, all available on Netflix, that follow the same dreary path. Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Cameron Britton attends Netflix's 'Mindhunter' FYC Event at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on June, 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The show follows a fictional format based on the real evolution of serial killer detective squads. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Mindhunter This fictional drama focuses on the true history and discovery of the “serial killer.” When psychologists concluded serial killing was a true disorder, detective work changed forever. Mindhunter follows a team of detectives as they speak with famous serial killers, such as Ed Kemper. The one-season series merges facts … [Read more...] about 7 Netflix Shows You’ll Love If You’re Hooked On ‘Sharp Objects’
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Television Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Sharp Objects ByJudy Berman July 22, 2018 Episode 3: ‘Fix’ You may have noticed by now that “Sharp Objects,” unlike most whodunits, isn’t particularly concerned with plot. The show’s most recent episode, “Fix,” is its least structured hour to date. Camille meanders around Wind Gap, half drunk, blasting music, fumbling through abortive interviews, arguing with Adora, running into Amma, trading quips with Detective Willis. The flashbacks to her time in rehab are more substantive than anything that happens in the present. But what it lacks in story, “Sharp Objects” makes up for in rich themes, intriguing characters and, perhaps most of all, evocative motifs. There are the words on Camille’s skin and in the background of many scenes, which provide … [Read more...] about ‘Sharp Objects’ Episode 3: Every Rose Has Its Thorn
Culture Sharp Objects, the Gillian Flynn novel-turned-HBO series, has struck a chord with viewers and critics for being dark, thrilling and forward thinking on mental health. In its first two episodes, viewers saw the series lead, Camille, played by Amy Adams, dive deep into the culture of her hometown where her past resurfaces and leaves her searching for answers about both the case she’s reporting and her own family history. In her hometown of Wind Gap, Missouri, two teenage girls were murdered. In the television series, as Camille reports on the deaths for a St. Louis paper, viewers are left wondering who the killer is. If the result of the HBO version aligns with the book, many will be shocked at not one, but two crucial plot twists that drive the book’s unpredictable ending. If you’re dying to know what happens, keep reading. Adora Has An Illness In the first episodes, viewers quickly see the toxic dynamic between Camille and her mother, Adora. After … [Read more...] about ‘Sharp Objects’ HBO Spoilers: What Happened in the Book?