August 11, 2022

Lifetime has launched the official trailer for his or her extremely anticipated V.C. Andrews sequence Flowers within the Attic: The Origin, which provides us a sneak peek of Foxworth Corridor and the household that pushed Olivia Winfield to develop into the merciless, chilly monster that locks her grandchildren within the attic. Based mostly on the guide Backyard of Shadows by Andrews’ ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman, the restricted sequence appears to be like to discover Olivia’s relationship along with her new beau Malcolm Foxworth, as she falls in love and slowly discovers one thing sinister inside him. This exploration of one among Andrews’ best monsters begins airing on July 9 at 8 p.m. ET and can run for 4 weeks consecutively, till July 30.


The 2-minute clip opens up with Olivia addressing the viewers for her quite a few misdeeds in Flowers within the Attic. “Some might have an concept of who I used to be as a spouse, a mom, the grandmother, a monster,” she says. “I solely ask that earlier than you decide me, take heed to the total story that led me [to] locking my grandchildren in an attic to endure and realizing the reality. Choose me should you dare.” We’re then handled to footage of her whirlwind romance with Malcolm which ends up in a fast marriage tying our two antagonists collectively. It does not take lengthy after they develop into a cheerful couple for every little thing to begin going bump within the Foxworth Corridor, nevertheless.

As Olivia begins her new life because the mistress of the home, she begins to note that Malcolm is a bit controlling. He explains that the household has sure guidelines that should be adopted and exclaims that he is aware of what’s greatest, displaying he isn’t simply the sort, eloquent man Olivia was launched to. She investigates the property, discovering secret passages and dank corridors that disguise the secrets and techniques of the Foxworth household. Her search leads her to comprehend that the affect of the home, and the household itself, was going to destroy all she was and all she had, together with her daughter Corinne.

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Jemima Rooper will tackle the function of our eventual villain Olivia, with Max Irons because the eloquent and enigmatic Malcolm. Rounding out the gifted solid are Hannah Dodd, T’Shan Williams, Kate Mulgrew, Kelsey Grammer, Callum Kerr, Alana Boden, and Harry Hamlin. Declan O’Dwyer and Robin Sheppard direct the A+E manufacturing from scripts penned by Paul Sciarrotta, Amy Rardin, and Conner Good. Becoming a member of A+E Studios within the manufacturing are Sutton St. Productions and CBS Studios with Sciarrotta, Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, Zoë Rocha, Gary Pearl, and Dan Angel stepping in as government producers.

Flowers within the Attic: The Origin appears to be like to seize the harrowing tone of the preliminary Flowers within the Attic novel that began all of it in 1979. The controversial story touched on taboo topics, together with incest and horrid baby abuse that finally destroys the lives of Olivia’s grandchildren. The trailer thus far appears to have that tone hammered down with an air of horror to Olivia’s investigation of Foxworth Corridor. By the top, it is seemingly we’ll all really feel at the very least a twinge of sympathy for somebody initially painted as irredeemable.

Flowers within the Attic: The Origin begins airing on Lifetime on July 9. Try the trailer beneath to satisfy Olivia and Malcolm and catch a glimpse of the mysteries of Foxworth Corridor:


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