The official UPROXX response to this casting news: NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO.
Mad Men‘s Kiernan Shipka and Mason Dye have booked young leads in Lifetime‘s original movie Flowers In The Attic. Based on V.C. Andrews’ controversial best-selling book, Flowers weaves the gothic tale of four young siblings, who, after the tragic death of their father, are subjected to cruel emotional and physical abuse resulting from a dark, long-hidden family secret…But as the oldest boy (Dye) and girl (Shipka) come of age emotionally and physically while caring for their younger brother and sister, their family’s sordid past entraps them further as they try to survive and escape from the harsh conditions in which they live. (Via)
A.k.a. they do it. I suddenly have a lot of questions about all the Bobby Drapers over the years…