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Sharp Objects Trailer: First Look At Amy Adams In HBO's Adaptation Of Gillian Flynn's Novel

During the season 2 premiere of Westworld, HBO dropped the first teaser trailer for its upcoming miniseries Sharp Objects — and it's every bit as chilling as you'd expect it to be.

Based on Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn's psychological thriller novel of the same name, Sharp Objects stars Amy Adams as Camille Preaker, a journalist who, after a short stint at a psychiatric hospital, journeys back to her hometown of Wind Gap, Missouri to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Suddenly surrounded by the unsettling intricacies of the tiny town she left behind, including her hypochondriac mother and her 13-year-old half-sister she hardly knows, Camille begins identifying with the slain girls far too closely. It's a horror-filled homecoming, one Camille may not survive. 

Take a look at the first footage above. 

Sharp Objects, Flynn's debut novel, was published in 2006, followed by Dark Places in 2009, and the revered Gone Girl in 2012. Developed for television by Marti Noxon and directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, Sharp Objects marks the third screen translation of one of Flynn's works; writer-director Gilles Paquet-Brenner previously adapted Dark Places into a 2015 film starring Charlize Theron, and everyone knows the David Fincher-directed flick Gone Girl, led by Rosamund Pike as Amy Dunne (a role every actor in Hollywood went after) and Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne.

The eight-episode Sharp Objects miniseries also features Sophia Lillis as young Camille Preaker; Patricia Clarkson as Adora Crellin, Camille's mother; Eliza Scanlen as Amma, Camille's half-sister; Chris Messina as Detective Richard Willis; Taylor John Smith as John Keene, the brother of Natalie Keene, one of the murdered girls; Matt Craven as Vickery, the police chief of Wind Gap; and Will Chase as Bob Nash, the father of Ann Nash, the first victim in the Wind Gap double-killing.

Sharp Objects is slated to debut on HBO this July, though an exact date hasn't yet been given.