Because the unique dwelling of V.C. Andrews movies, Lifetime is formally giving us a prequel to the notorious Flowers within the Attic. After adapting the long-lasting psychological thriller for movie in 2014, together with its sequel, Petals within the Wind, the community has now greenlit a prequel sequence — titled Flowers within the Attic: The Origin — for manufacturing. Starring Max Irons and Jemima Rooper, the sequence will discover the lives of Olivia Winfield and Malcolm Foxworth, mother and father to Corinne Foxworth and the ill-fated Cathy and Chris Dollanganger.
Years previous to younger Cathy and Chris being locked of their grandparents’ attic, The Origin will observe the headstrong Olivia Winfield (Rooper) as she is wooed by one the nation’s most eligible bachelors, quickly changing into the mistress of the imposing Foxworth Corridor. Nevertheless, the fairy story life she anticipated quickly seems to be one thing nearer to a nightmare, with secrets and techniques hiding behind each nook and a twisted evil residing inside the center of Olivia’s love that can drive her to grow to be essentially the most monstrous model of herself — the model Flowers within the Attic followers know nicely — as a way to survive.
Additionally starring within the four-part sequence are Hannah Dodd, as Corinne; T’Shan Williams, because the Foxworths’ longtime housekeeper Nella; Kate Mulgrew, as Mrs. Steiner, the top of Foxworth Corridor’s workers; and Kelsey Grammer, as Malcolm’s illustrious father, Garland Foxworth. Further expertise contains Callum Kerr, Alana Boden, and Harry Hamlin.
Flowers within the Attic was initially printed in 1979 to a lot acclaim and controversy, notably for its depictions of incest, main it to be banned in many faculties and libraries throughout the nation. The novel spawned 5 sequels — together with Backyard of Shadows, the novel on which The Origin relies — and a number of movie variations, together with Lifetime’s 2014 adaptation and a 1987 model from director Jeffrey Bloom.
Flowers within the Attic: The Origin is directed by Declan O’Dwyer and Robin Sheppard, with scripts from Paul Sciarrotta, Amy Rardin, and Conner Good. The sequence is an A+E Studios manufacturing in affiliation with Sutton St. Productions and CBS Studios, with govt producers Sciarrotta, Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, Zoë Rocha, Gary Pearl, and Dan Angel.
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