‘Sharp Objects’ Producers Say “Stories With Complicated Female Leads Don’t Get Support” – ATX

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The first episode of the HBO’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects made its world premiere tonight to a packed house at the Paramount Theatre at the ATX Television Festival. With Flynn’s signature twisted storytelling skills, it left the audience with a feeling of fascinating uneasiness which, in its own way, a good thing — particularly for female-driven narratives. After the screening, Flynn was joined on the stage by star/executive producer Amy Adams, showrunner…