April 23, 2018, 12:41 am
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Steven Sodenbergh’s six-part limited series ‘Mosaic’ screens on HBO

“MOSAIC,” a six-part limited series from Steven Soderbergh (Oscar winner for “Traffic”; Emmy winner for HBO’s “Behind The Candelabra”), explores the psychological underpinnings of love and murder in a small town, blurring the line between reality and memory. The series debuts same time as the US on January 23 at 9 a.m., with a same day primetime encore at 8 p.m. on HBO. New episodes premiere on subsequent days – January 24, 25 and 26 – at 9 a.m., with the final two episodes airing back-to-back on January 27 at 9 a.m.

The show will also stream on HBO GO.

“Mosaic” stars Sharon Stone (“Basic Instinct”; Oscar nominee for “Casino”), along with an ensemble cast that includes Garrett Hedlund, Frederick Weller, Jennifer Ferrin, Beau Bridges, Paul Reubens, Devin Ratray, James Ransone, Jeremy Bobb, Michael Cerveris and Maya Kazan. 

Directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Ed Solomon, “Mosaic” is set against the backdrop of a mountain resort town. It follows popular children’s book author and illustrator Olivia Lake (Sharon Stone), whose literary success makes her a local celebrity in the tight-knit community.

At the annual fundraiser, where she is accompanied by trusted friend and confidante JC (Paul Reubens), she sets her sights on a handsome, young newcomer in town, aspiring graphic artist Joel Hurley (Garrett Hedlund). Encouraged by the doting and flirtatious Olivia, he accepts her offer for a place to stay and work, but the unexpected arrival of Joel’s girlfriend, Laura (Maya Kazan), sends Olivia into a jealous tailspin.

Olivia subsequently has a chance meeting with charming stranger Eric Neill (Frederick Weller), another new arrival in town, whose duplicitous intentions to sweep her off her feet for financial gain have an unexpected outcome.

When Olivia disappears on New Year’s Day, leaving behind a blood-soaked studio, “Mosaic” becomes an intricate whodunit, and it is up to detective Nate Henry (Devin Ratray) and Eric’s sister, Petra (Jennifer Ferrin), to unravel the mystery.

The series was filmed in Park City, Utah in the winter of 2015 and 2016.
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