Ripley, the limited series to premiere on Showtime, has been moved to Netflix after a deal between the two streamers. Written and directed by Steve Zaillian, the series is an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel of the same name. The show’s plot centers around Tom Ripley, the character who offers his help to one of the wealthiest men to help him get back his son. His job, however, takes a different trajectory, and with each passing moment, he risks masking out. Here is everything we know about the upcoming series.
Ripley Season 1 Release Date: When will it air?
Unfortunately, ShowTime has yet to provide a specific release for the Mr. Ripley series. Gary Levine, the Showtime Entertainment president, had initially confirmed that the series would release sometime in 2023. The series has eight episodes and tells the story of the vicious Mr. Ripley. If the series’ pre-production goes fast enough, you should expect the series to be available before the year ends or early 2024.
Ripley Season 1 Plot: What will Happen?
The series is based on The Talented Mr. Ripley’s novel and tells Ripley’s story. The plot revolves around Tom, a young man finding his way in 1960s New York. His services are requested by a wealthy man who wants him to bring back his long-lost son dickie. Greenleaf is a trust fund baby that lives an expensive life comfortably on his father’s paycheck. His father, however, wants him to return home, a thought that Dickie loathes. Therefore, Tom accepts the job leading him through the dark path of deceit, fraud, and murder. The series will also tell the side story of Marge Sherwood, who believes Tom has ill intentions. Netflix announced that the series was limited, but changes could be made. Showtime has left room for additional seasons and episodes if the series succeeds.
Ripley Season 1 Cast: Who will be in?
Starring in the series. Andrew Scott, the Sherlock tv star who starred as Moriarty, will be featured in the upcoming series. He will be starring as Tom Ripley, the series protagonist who accepts a contract to bring back a rich man’s son home. The actor has been featured in many other shows, including Fleabag and Dark Materials. He will, be starring alongside Johnny Flynn as Dickie Greenleaf, the son living on his father’s funds. The actor’s successful acting career has featured in several shows, including Emma, Oceans 8, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Eliot Sumner, the musician, will also have a recurring role as Dickies friend who also suspects Tom’s motives.
Ripley Season 1 Trailer: When can we watch it?
As of March 2023, there is no specific trailer for the Ripley series, and we are yet to determine just how soon the series trailer will be available for screens. The series is still in its post-production and will not be long before the trailer is released. Once the trailer is released, it will be available for binging on Netflix and YouTube. In the meantime, you can watch the 1999 adaptations of Mr. Ripley below. The 1999 trailer starts with a catchy introduction asking the viewers if they have always wanted to be someone else. It then shows everything Mr. Ripley has to do to try; to live the lives of those he admires.