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Amazon Sets U.S. Premiere Date for Picnic at Hanging Rock


Picnic at Hanging Rock, starring Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer, will make its premiere on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. next month.

Based on Joan Lindsay’s novel of the same name, the limited series about the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and a teacher on Valentine’s Day in 1900 follows the subsequent investigation and the impact the event had on families, students and staff at Appleyard College. Dormer stars as Mrs. Hester Appleyard, the headmistress of the boarding school.

The series also stars Samara Weaving, Madeleine Madden and Lily Sullivan as the three students who vanish. Other cast members include Lola Bessis, Yael Stone, Anna McGahan, Sibylla Budd, Ruby Rees and Inez Curro. FremantleMedia International distributes Picnic at Hanging Rock.

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