The Biggest Mystery From HBO’s Sharp Objects Is What Really Happened Behind The Scenes

HBO’s Sharp Objects has been captivating audiences everywhere. This mini-series is completely enthralling from beginning to end. If you love thrillers, mysteries, southern gothic stories, and really good endings, you’re definitely going to want to give this show a watch.

A lot of hard work went into creating this show, starting with Gillian Flynn’s original novel. Keep reading to find out how the novel is different from the series, how Eliza Scanlen was cast as Amma, and how long it took for the makeup department to apply all of Amy Adam’s scars.

A Famous Fan

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Before Gillian Flynn was a household name, before she even wrote Gone Girl and way before the success of the movie, author Stephen King said of Flynn’s first book Sharp Objects in 2006, “I found myself dreading the last thirty pages or so, but was helpless to stop turning them.”

Stephen King knows a good book when he reads one. He’s the master of suspense, so a compliment like this from him is super high praise.