Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer has been announced as the lead in a new Amazon show entitled Picnic at Hanging Rock. The series is a re-imagining of Joan Lindsay’s novel by the same name.
The story takes place on Valentine’s Day in the year 1900 when a teacher and three students go missing during a picnic.
Caroline Kusser, the SVP, Sales & Distribution for FremantleMedia International in North America spoke out about the show.
“The stylish re-imagining of the provocative Picnic at Hanging Rock story will no doubt capture contemporary audiences across the US. With fantastic scripts, outstanding cast and bold editorial direction from Larysa Kondracki, Picnic at Hanging Rock is set to be a must-see series in 2018. We are thrilled to be working with Amazon Prime Video to bring this powerful drama to US screens.”
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