Everything we know about Andrew Scott’s new show, Ripley

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Andrew Scott has just got a Golden Globe nod for his role in All of Us Strangers.

But he won’t be sitting on his laurels.

No, the Dublin actor will be appearing in a new Netflix series that we’re sure to be obsessed with!

He will play the notorious literary con man first introduced in The Talented Mr. Ripley.

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What is Ripley about?

The synopsis of the upcoming show reads: “Scott’s Tom Ripley is a grifter scraping by in early ’60s New York. He’s hired by a wealthy industrialist to travel to Italy to try to convince the man’s dilettante son, Dickie Greenleaf (Johnny Flynn), to return home. Accepting the job is Tom’s first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud, and murder.”


Johnny Flynn (Lovesick, Emma) also appears in the upcoming mini-series as Dickie Greenleaf, the wealthy loafer who Ripley is attempting to lure home, there’s Dakota Fanning (The Equalizer, The First Lady) as Marge Sherwood, Dickie’s girlfriend, who suspects darker motives underlie Tom’s affability.

The limited series is based on Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling Tom Ripley novels, so fans are sure to be delighted with the news.

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When is Ripley out?

The eight-episode series will launch on 4th April 2024!

How exciting!

Who is in Ripley?

Andrew Scott plays Tom Ripley, Dakota Fanning plays Marge Sherwood and Johnny Flynn plays Dickie Greenleaf.

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