13 April 2024

Netflix Reveal First Look Images For Anatomy Of A Scandal

Fans of Big Little Lies  might want to check out Netflix‘s upcoming limited series Anatomy Of A Scandal. The latest series from showrunner David E. Kelley, today the streaming channel have unveiled the first look images.

The London based  six episode psychological thriller series  is the long-awaited television adaptation of the international bestselling novel of the same name, by Sarah Vaughan. It stars Sienna Miller (American Sniper, The Loudest Voice) as Sophie, Michelle Dockery (The Gentlemen, Downton Abbey) as Kate, Rupert Friend (Homeland, The French Dispatch) as James and Naomi Scott (Aladdin, Charlie’s Angels) as Olivia.

A psychological thriller and gripping courtroom drama, the series infiltrates Britain’s elite through personal and political scandal, where the truth lies between justice and privilege. James and Sophie Whitehouse live in a blissful and rarified world. A Minister in Parliament, a loving family at home , James’ trajectory appears without limits. Until a scandalous secret suddenly comes to light. Barrister Kate Woodcroft has a trajectory of her own, and her prosecution threatens to tear into Westminster, the Whitehouse marriage, and her own personal esteem.

Co-creators David E. Kelley and Melissa James Gibson say: “Sex. Power. Privilege. Based on Sarah’s addictive book, the show tackles entitlement, truth and the boundaries of consent. It’s been a joy to partner with Netflix on this and see SJ bring it to such a rich and nuanced life.

Sienna Miller adds: “I was a huge fan of the book and of my character Sophie. She is multi-faceted and facing the consequences of the decisions she has made in her life of privilege, that are catching up with her.  I loved the arc and journey she embarks on and was thrilled to be part of such a talented cast and crew.”

Director/Executive Producer S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones, The Defenders) directs all episodes. Executive producers for the series are Liza Chasin (The Loudest Voice, Baby Driver) of 3Dot Productions, Bruna Papandrea (Gone Girl, Big Little Lies), and Allie Goss of Made Up Stories along with Sarah Vaughan, and Margaret Chernin as Co-Executive Producer.

Anatomy Of A Scandal will be released on Netflix from 15th April.

 

Other cast includes: Josette Simon (The Witches), Geoffrey Streatfeild (The Other Boleyn Girl) and Joshua McGuire (Lovesick).


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