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    ‘Ripley’: Cast, Plot, And Release Date Of Netflix’s Iconic Con Man Series Starring Andrew Scott

    Andrew Scott was deemed the Internet’s favorite hot priest after the wild success of ‘Fleabag’. Recently, Scott has given a heart-wrenching performance in a tender love story titled ‘All of Us Strangers’ with Paul Mescal. Now, he will be collaborating with Netflix and Steven Zaillian on a con-man thriller limited series titled ‘Ripley’.

    In 1999, Anthony Minghella adapted Patricia Highsmith’s novel titled ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ which starred Matt Damon, Jude Law, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Netflix is now aiming to convert the highly acclaimed literature piece into a thrilling mini-series starring Andrew Scott as the titular character, which will be released in 2024.

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    ‘Ripley’ Stars Andrew Scott, Dakota Fanning, And Johnny Flynn

    The cast of Netflix's upcoming mini series 'Ripley'
    The cast of Netflix’s upcoming mini series ‘Ripley’

    After a poetic yet tragic love story with Paul Mescal in ‘All of Us Strangers’, Andrew Scott is ready to play a con man in Steven Zallian’s thriller on Netflix titled ‘Ripley’.

    The film stars Dakota Fanning, who plays Marge Sherwood, and Johnny Flynn, who plays Dickie Greenleaf in this Con Man mini-series. Steven Zallian, known for ‘The Night Of’ and ‘The Irishman’, is writing, executive producing, and directing the Netflix miniseries.

    Recently, Netflix released some first looks of Andrew Scott in ‘Ripley’. The story of the series will follow Tom Ripley to Italy as he is assigned to bring a wealthy person’s son back to New York. This hunt gives rise to murder, mystery, and deceit. There is no trailer for the mini-series released yet, but the series is set to be released in 2024.

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    The Actor Revealed That The Character Took A Toll On Him

    Andrew Scott for GQ
    Andrew Scott for GQ

    Ripley’ starring Andrew Scott has been adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels. The literature has been adapted several times, with Matt Damon playing Tom Ripley in the 1999 film ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’. In 1960, Alain Delon played the con man in ‘Purple Noon’. There were references to the themes in the Jacob Elordi-starrer ‘Saltburn’.

    During an interview with GQ, Andrew Scott said that the role of Tom Ripley took a toll on him. He said, “I did find that character lonely-making. I worked really hard and got quite sick, physically and mentally. It took a big toll on me. So when that was over, it made me think, how do I want to spend my life? I love acting, but I don’t necessarily think you should do it too much.”

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise is a Sub-Editor at FirstCuriosity. He has more than 2 years of experience in Entertainment content writing with the organization. Besides being a journalist and humanist, he loves cinema and intersectionality, basically everything that screams love, hope, and of course, Lady Gaga. Nishant loves and breathes popular culture, music, especially hip-hop and pop, and the royal family drama. Along with that, he takes great interest in the happenings in the technology world and politics. He is an LGBTQIA+ ally. Approach him with an apple juice to discuss Modern Family, Pose, and Schitt’s Creek.


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