‘Sharp Objects’ Season 2 Unlikely, Says HBO Boss: ‘Feels Like One Was the Right Thing’

IndieWire | 4/15/2019 | Staff
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“Sharp Objects” showrunner Marti Noxon sparked a lot of talk about a potential second season of the HBO limited series last month when she said during her SXSW keynote speech, “Maybe there will be a sequel, maybe we’ll get to find out more about Adora and Camille’s sister. Gillian [Flynn] and I have thoughts on it.” The show, based on Flynn’s novel and starring Amy Adams, premiered last summer to strong ratings and universal critical acclaim, making sequel talks a no-brainer for fans and HBO alike. That the network’s “Big Little Lies” debuted as a limited series and went on to score a second season-renewal has only added to “Sharp Objects” Season 2 buzz.

Unfortunately, HBO president of programming Casey Bloys tells Deadline that new episodes of “Sharp Objects” are unlikely. The executive was being interviewed about where the network will go following the end of its biggest hit, “Game of Thrones,” but a return trip to the lives of Camille and Adora doesn’t sound like it’s in the cards.

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“They haven’t come to us with anything, and my suspicion is one season was right for that show,” Bloys said. “I can’t imagine getting everybody back. The hard thing about these things that are one season is trying to get everybody back together, but also, it feels like the one season was the right thing for that show. It was the right ending, so I think that’s probably where it will stay.”

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