David Sullivan (Flaked), Reagan Pasternak (Being Erica), Sydney Sweeney (Under the Silver Lake) and Hilary Ward (All the Way) will have recurring roles opposite Amy Adams in HBO's eight-episode series Sharp Objects, based on the book by Gillian Flynn, Deadline reported. Sharp Objects is written by Marti Noxon and directed by Jean Marc Vallée.
Fox has ordered a second script for The Passage, a "high-profile drama pilot" adapted from Justin Cronin's fantasy book trilogy. Deadline reported that due to the scope of the project, "which requires longer lead time, the pilot's production was shifted to summer." The Passage, which will be directed by Marcos Siega, "is eyed for a potential midseason launch," Deadline wrote, adding that a "second finished script would help hit the ground running if the pilot is picked up to series."