The sequence is predicated on Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels — ”The Proficient Mr. Ripley”, ”Ripley Beneath Floor”, ”Ripley’s Recreation”, ”The Boy Who Adopted Ripley” and ”Ripley Underwater”.
It additionally options actor Johnny Flynn.
The story follows Tom Ripley (Scott), a grifter scraping by in early Sixties New York, who’s employed by a rich man to attempt to persuade his vagabond son, Dickie Greenleaf ( Flynn), who resides a snug, trust-funded ex-pat life in Italy, to return house. Tom’s acceptance of the job is step one into a posh lifetime of deceit, fraud and homicide.
Oscar winner Steven Zaillian is connected to jot down and direct the complete first season along with serving as an government producer. “Dakota Fanning is the right option to play the deliciously sophisticated Marge reverse Andrew Scott’s Tom Ripley. She’s an actor that brings smarts and vulnerability to each half, with a lot effervescent beneath the floor. ”We are able to’t wait to see her sink her enamel into this position in Steve Zallian’s ‘Ripley,” mentioned Amy Israel, government vice chairman of scripted programming at Showtime. Manufacturing on the present will begin later this yr in Italy. ”Ripley” is co-produced by Showtime and Endemol Shine North America in affiliation with Leisure 360 and Filmrights.
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