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Gillian Flynn's 'Sharp Objects' Turned Into TV Series at eOne

July 9, 2014 (8:23 am) GMT
Marti Noxon will serve as showrunner/writer on the one-hour drama series, while Flynn will be an executive producer.
Gillian Flynn's 'Sharp Objects' Turned Into TV Series at eOne

Gillian Flynn's "" is heading to the small screen. Entertainment One Television is currently developing a one-hour serialized drama based on the debut novel by the television critic-turned-author.

Marti Noxon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer") will write the script and serve as showrunner. Flynn, meanwhile, will executive produce the show alongside Jason Blum and Charles Layton. eOne is handling the worldwide distribution.

Published in 2006, "Sharp Objects" follows Camille Preaker, a young journalist, who after a short stay at a psych hospital, must return to her hometown to report on a series of brutal murders. Dealing with her neurotic, hypochondriac mother and the half-sister she barely knows, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story.

Flynn's third novel "" has been adapted into a feature film by director David Fincher, who also teamed up with Flynn to write the script. Starring and , the drama thriller will be released in theaters across the nation beginning October 3.

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