Sigourney Weaver Shines in New Prime Video Series, “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart”
Australian actress Sigourney Weaver has taken on a captivating new role in the Prime Video miniseries, “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart.” Based on the novel of the same name, the series is set in the picturesque landscapes of Australia.
The storyline revolves around Alice, a young girl who tragically loses her entire family in a house fire. Soon after, she finds refuge under the care of her enigmatic grandmother, June. June’s rural property is adorned with vast flower fields and becomes a sanctuary for women seeking solace from their painful pasts.
Jodi Matterson, the executive producer of the series, was instantly drawn to the story from the first page of the novel. “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart” captivated her so much that she couldn’t put it down. Matterson stated that working with Sigourney Weaver was a privilege and that the esteemed actress brought complexity to the character of June.
Casting the right actresses for the role of Alice proved to be a challenging task. However, Alycia Debnam-Carey was chosen to play the adult version of Alice, while the younger Alice was portrayed by Alyla Browne. Browne’s talent as a child actor impressed everyone on set, and she has even been compared to the “Meryl Streep of child actors.”
Sigourney Weaver’s portrayal of June surprised the executive producers with her fearlessness and willingness to delve into raw and vulnerable moments. To add another layer of complexity, Weaver also took on the challenge of mastering an Australian accent for the role.
“The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart” promises to take viewers on an emotional journey, delving into themes of family, love, and the resilience of the human spirit. With an incredible cast and a captivating storyline, this miniseries is one to watch out for.
Fans of Sigourney Weaver and lovers of captivating storytelling can look forward to experiencing the magic of “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart” on Prime Video.