Andrew Scott, Dakota Fanning, Johnny Flynn starring in the drama version of ‘Ripley’ broadcast platform from Showtime to Netflix, the series has been in development for more than three years and is currently in post-production.
Written + directed by Steven Zaillian (‘Schindler’s List’, ‘The Night Of’), based on Patricia Highsmith’s five novels ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’, ‘ Ripley Under Ground’, ‘The Boy Who Followed Ripley’, ‘Ripley’s Game’, ‘Ripley Under Ground’, focusing on how Ripley went from a fraudster to a serial killer, showing his change of course.
Set in 1960s New York, con man Tom Ripley is hired by a rich man to travel to Italy to try to convince his hobo son Dickie Greenleaf to come home.
After accepting the job, Ripley takes the first step in a life full of lies, fraud and murder.
This series of novels has been made several times in the film, Matt Damon, Alain Delon, John Malkovich, Dennis Hopper, Barry Pepper and so on to play a number of versions of Ripley.