Amazon is taking on Peter Weir’s twisted thriller “Picnic at Hanging Rock,” care of a brand-new six-part series. The series is based on Joan Lindsay’s cult novel. It takes place in an isolated Australian boarding school in the year 1900l
Featuring former “Game of Thrones” star Natalie Dormer, along with Lola Bessis, Yael Stone, Anna McGahan, Sibylla Budd, Ruby Rees, and Inez Curro. Held on Valentine’s Day, the series chronicles a particularly bad picnic: one in which three students go missing.
The show will premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival, where it will bow on April 28.