Netflix Reveals First Look Teaser for Andrew Scott-led ‘Ripley’ Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Showtime’s loss turns into Netflix’s gain as the streaming giant releases a first-look teaser for its highly anticipated series, “Ripley,” starring Andrew Scott. Originally developed by Showtime and later picked up by Netflix, the series is based on Patricia Highsmith’s popular Tom Ripley novels. Set in the early 1960s, the story follows Tom Ripley (portrayed by Andrew Scott), a cunning individual who lives a life of deception and crime. He takes on a job that involves traveling to Italy to persuade a wayward son to return home, only to find himself tangled in a web of fraud and murder.

The “Ripley” series, set to release on April 4, boasts an impressive cast including Dakota Fanning, Johnny Flynn, and John Malkovich. Co-produced by Showtime, Endemol Shine North America, Entertainment 360, and Filmrights, the show is executive produced by Steven Zaillian, known for his work on “The Night Of,” and features his direction in all eight episodes.

With the teaser released, excitement builds for the upcoming series as viewers catch glimpses of the gripping storyline and the talented cast. Netflix’s acquisition of “Ripley” from Showtime demonstrates the streaming platform’s ongoing efforts to offer diverse and captivating content to its subscribers.

As anticipation grows, fans eagerly await the premiere of “Ripley” on Netflix, ready to immerse themselves in a world of intrigue, deceit, and dark secrets.