Sacred Lies 5th Episode Available Now!

Sacred Lies
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The fifth episode of Facebook Watch’s new drama series, Sacred Lies, from Executive Producers Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant, and produced by Blumhouse Television, is now available to watch on the Sacred Lies show page. The drama series is based on the classic Grimm Brothers tale The Handless Maiden and Stephanie Oakes’ novel The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly and follows the journey of a handless teen who escapes from a cult and finds herself in juvenile detention, suspected of knowing who killed her cult leader.

Love is in the air in Sacred Lies’ fifth instalment, with Valentine’s day setting the tone at the detention center, forcing Minnow, played by Elena Kampouris (My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Before I Fall, Men) to relive memories of her forbidden love from the woods, as Dr. Wilson, played by Kevin Carroll (The Leftovers, Being John Malkovich, Lucifer) uncovers more of the mystery behind her escape from the cult. At the same time, as Angel, played by Kiana Madeira (Taken, Dark Matter), and Minnow’s friendship deepens, they both experience uncomfortable realities of their immediate environment.

New episodes of Sacred Lies will be released every Friday at 6PM PT/9PM ET on the Sacred Lies show page: https://www.facebook.com/sacredliesshow/. Sneak peaks and community discussion surrounding the plot’s development, characters and their stories are posted each week to the Sacred Lies show page.

Episode Descriptions

  • Episode 1- CHAPTER ONE: THE HANDLESS MAIDEN
    PREMIERED, Friday, July 27 – 9pm ET/6pm PT
    After a cult in Montana mysteriously burns to the ground, a girl named Minnow Bly emerges from the woods. A violent encounter results in her being sent to juvenile detention, where her only hope for release comes from a forensic psychologist who offers freedom in exchange for her secrets.
  • Episode 2- CHAPTER TWO: LOVE BOMB PREMIERED
    Friday, July 27 – 9pm ET/6pm PTMinnow begins to tell her story to Dr. Wilson, about the formation of the cult, the power of the Prophet, their sudden disappearance into the woods twelve years ago, and truth about who cut off her hands
  • Episode 3- CHAPTER THREE: THE IRON SLIPPERS
    PREMIERED, Friday, July 27 – 9pm ET/6pm PT
    Minnow starts taking classes and panics when she is tasked to try reading, uncovering a gruesome memory from her past surrounding the birth of her baby sister.
  • Episode 4- CHAPTER FOUR: GOD’S EYES
    Available: Friday, August 3 – 9pm ET/6pm PT
    Trying to make sense of her new world, Minnow turns to her roommate Angel for answers. Dr. Wilson meanwhile delves into the Prophet’s past and discovers the disturbing origin of the Kevinian god, “Charlie”.
  • Episode 5- CHAPTER FIVE: CHAD’S DAY
    Available: Friday August 10 – 9pm ET/6pm PT
    With Angel as her guide, Minnow experiences Valentine’s Day for the first time, revealing the story of her own forbidden love in the woods. But as her friendship with Angel continues to deepen, she’s given a violent reminder of how dangerous the world around her can be.

Cast
Elena Kampouris as Minnow Bly, Kevin Carroll as Dr. Wilson, Kiana Madeira as Angel, Ryan Robbins as Samuel Bly (Minnow’s Father) and Toby Huss as The Prophet.

Production
Sacred Lies is produced by Blumhouse Television. Executive producer and showrunner Raelle Tucker (True Blood, The Returned, Jessica Jones), developed the series based on Stephanie Oakes’ novel The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly. Two-time Emmy Award-winner Scott Winant (True Blood, Good Girls Revolt, Californication) is executive producer and directs four episodes. Also, serving as executive producers on behalf of Blumhouse Television are Jason Blum, Marci Wiseman, and Jeremy Gold.


ABOUT THE SHOW
Sacred Lies is a 10-episode, drama series based on the classic Grimm Brothers tale The Handless Maiden and Stephanie Oakes’ novel The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly. The series is about a handless teen who escapes from a cult and finds herself in juvenile detention, suspected of knowing who killed her cult leader.

Produced by Blumhouse Television, executive producer and showrunner Raelle Tucker (True Blood, The Returned, Jessica Jones) and Scott Winant developed the series based on Stephanie Oakes’ novel The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly. Two-time Emmy Award-winner Scott Winant (True Blood, Good Girls Revolt, Californication) is executive producer and directs four episodes. Also, serving as executive producers on behalf of Blumhouse Television are Jason BlumMarci Wiseman, and Jeremy Gold.

ABOUT FACEBOOK WATCH
Facebook Watch is a place to discover and enjoy shows on Facebook. Home to a wide range of shows – from scripted comedy and drama, to competition and reality series, to individual creators and live sports – Facebook Watch is a video platform where episodic content, community and conversation come together. This is a personalized viewing experience, where you can discover new series based on what your friends are watching and catch up on the shows you follow. Facebook Watch is available for free on mobile apps across Apple and Android, on desktop, laptop and on TV apps listed here: https://videoapp.fb.com/

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