The second season of the anthology series Sacred Lies will feature a new cast and a storyline that draws inspiration from a story collected from the Brothers Grimm, The Singing Bone, as well as real-life murder cases. This season of Sacred Lies follows Elsie (Jordan Alexander) as she searches for the family she never knew after being abandoned as a child. The search leads her to her father, Peter (Ryan Kwanten), an inmate who may be guilty of more than the crimes he's currently incarcerated for and Harper (Juliette Lewis), a telemarketer turned arm-chair detective with an obsessive hobby of searching for unidentified murder victims. Kristin Bauer will recur as Elsie's foster mother, Shannon.
Series stars Juliette Lewis as Harper, Ryan Kwanten as Peter, Jordan Alexander as Elsie, and Kristin Bauer as Shannon. Additionally, Kimiko Glenn, Antonique Smith, Siobhan Williams, Emily Alyn Lind, and Odiseas Georgiadis will appear in recurring roles.
Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones is produced by Blumhouse Television. Executive producer and showrunner Raelle Tucker (True Blood, The Returned, Jessica Jones), developed the season based on a story collected from the Brothers Grimm, The Singing Bone, as well as real-life murder cases. Two-time Emmy Award-winner Scott Winant (Fargo, My So Called Life) is returning as an executive producer. Also, serving as executive producers on behalf of Blumhouse Television are Jason Blum, Marci Wiseman, and Jeremy Gold.
Blumhouse Television has earned critical acclaim and numerous honors for its dark, edgy fare including Emmy® awards for its productions of HBO's The Normal Heart and The Jinx, as well as the prestigious Peabody award for The Jinx and the documentary How to Dance in Ohio. Blumhouse Television launched as an independent studio in 2017 with funding from ITV. Projects since the studio's launch include: the Showtime limited series Good Lord Bird, from Ethan Hawke, James McBride, Mark Richard and Albert Hughes premiering 2020; The Loudest Voice, the Golden Globe® and Critics Choice nominated limited series for Showtime based on journalist Gabriel Sherman's reporting on former Fox News chief Roger Ailes, starring Russell Crowe winner of a Golden Globe® for his role as Aisles, with Tom McCarthy writing and executive producing; and Golden Globe® and Emmy® nominated Sharp Objects, the limited series from Marti Noxon and Gillian Flynn for HBO based on Flynn's best-selling novel of the same name, starring Amy Adams, Golden Globe® winner Patricia Clarkson, and directed by Jean-Marc Valle. The studio also produces The Purge, the #1 drama on USA Network this year, from writer/director/producer James DeMonaco and based on the popular film franchise; and the holiday themed anthology event series Into the Dark for Hulu. Blumhouse continues its true docuseries tradition with projects in production for FX, Sundance and Oxygen. Blumhouse Television is the latest venture from Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse Productions, which is widely-recognized for its pioneering model of producing high-quality micro-budget films including The Purge, Get Out, BlacKkKlansman and Halloween.
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