Flynn, who’s best known for her novel “Gone Girl,” will also serve as an executive producer on the planned one-hour serialized drama television series based on “Sharp Objects.”
“Sharp Objects,” which was published by Crown Publishers in 2006, was Flynn’s debut novel. It went on to become an Edgar Award finalist and the winner of two of Britain’s Dagger Awards — the first book ever to win multiple Daggers in one year.
The novel follows mentally unstable reporter Camille Preaker as she returns home to report on the deaths of two preteen girls. Along the way, she’ll have to deal with her own childhood issues and strained familial relationships in order to do her job.
Noxon will also serve as showrunner and writer on the adaptation. In addition to Blum, Blumhouse Productions’ Charles Layton will also serve as executive producer.
eOne Television CEO John Morayniss and eOne’s EVP of US Scripted Television Michael Rosenberg will oversee the project for the company. eOne Television will handle worldwide distribution for the series.
eOne and Blumhouse previously partnered to produce the successful “Sinister” and “Insiduous” film franchises.
Noxon is currently producing Bravo’s first scripted series, “A Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” and Lifetime’s “Unreal” for 2014 debuts. Her TV credits include “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel,” “Mad Men,” “Glee,” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” She has also worked on feature films “I am Number Four” and “Fright Night.”
Flynn is represented by WME, Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein, PC. Noxon is represented by WME and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush & Kaller, LLP.