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Mysterious New Trailer Released for ‘Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase’ Starring Sophia Lillis of ‘It’

Sophia Lillis recently delighted horror fans in both It and Sharp Objects, and now she’s back solving small town mysteries as the iconic Nancy Drew in her very own film! Ellen DeGeneres serves as producer of the upcoming movie, and she debuted a new trailer on The Ellen Show on Friday:

Taking obvious cues from such popular teen franchises as Riverdale and Chilling Tales of Sabrina, the new Nancy Drew franchise will follow self aware teens as they uncover the dark secrets of their neighborhood. In Hidden Staircase, the dark secret revolves around a creepy old house with secret passages and horrible sounds emanating from its walls. Surely, that won’t stop Sophia Lillis’ Nancy Drew, who seems more than capable of holding her own against the sassy popular kids or a supernatural presence. read more

HBO Releases Teaser Trailer for ‘Sharp Objects’ Miniseries

The folks at HBO have just released a teaser trailer for their upcoming Sharp Objects miniseries to coincide with the premiere of Westworld Season Two. The clip for the show- which is based on a novel by Gillain Flynn (the author of Gone Girl)- does not reveal many plot details, but it highlights numerous interesting characters and set pieces from the series.

Amy Adams will star in the series as Camille Preaker. Her character and story is revealed in the official synopsis for the show:

“…this eight-episode series tells the story of reporter Camille Preaker (Adams) who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.” read more

‘It’ Actress Sophia Lillis to Star in ‘Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase’

Sophia Lillis earned tremendous praise over her performance as Beverly Marsh in last fall’s theatrical adaptation of Stephen King’s It. Now, in addition to the sequel to It, Lillis will be working with Warner Brothers again to portray another classic literary character.

Deadline reports that Lillis will play the River Heights mystery solver Nancy Drew in the upcoming film, Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase. The movie will be produced by Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, and Chip Diggins, and the studio plans to begin shooting soon. read more