Ripley On Netflix: Release Date, Plot, Cast And Everything We Know

In 1955, Patricia Highsmith’s psychological thriller novel The Talented Mr. Ripley hit the shelves. Decades later, in 1999, Anthony Minghella released a movie with the same title, starring Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Cate Blanchett amongst others.

Now, once again, decades later another version of the original novel is being turned into a limited series on Netflix and will star the one and only Andrew Scott.

Scott has received a lot of praise worldwide since his role in Fleabag as the priest and has been nominated for several awards, making Netflix’s upcoming limited series, Ripley, much-anticipated amongst his fans and critics.

So, keep reading this article to know more about Ripley, from the cast to the plot, and much more.

What is the Plot of Ripley?

As mentioned above, the series will be based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel, The Talented Mr. Ripley, although the similarities and differences can only be spotted once the series is released.

Nevertheless, this upcoming limited series will revolve around the peculiar character Tom Ripley, who is essentially a struggling con man living in New York. However, things are about to change for Ripley and his life gets a lot more complex when he travels abroad for a mission of sorts.

What is the Plot of Ripley?
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Highsmith’s novel has been categorized as a psychological thriller, and one little peak at the official trailer released by Netflix can give everyone a little hint that there are multiple notes of said genre in the limited series too. There’s murder, there’s fraud, and there’s conning, and Ripley is at the center of it all.

The Cast of Ripley

Netflix does not hold back when it comes to casting some of the most well-known actors for their original movies and series. And if there’s one person who certainly looks good in black and white, it has to be Andrew Scott.

You might recognize Scott from his role in projects like All of Us Strangers, Fleabag, Band of Brothers, and His Dark Materials amongst others.

The Cast of Ripley
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Joining Scott in Netflix’s limited series are an array of talented actors and actresses including Johnny Flynn, Dakota Fanning, Eliot Summer, Maurizio Lombardi, Margherita Buy, and John Malkovich.

What is the Release Date of Ripley?

Netflix most certainly has a busy year in 2024 and Ripley has been scheduled to release April 4, which means the countdown has officially begun. This limited series will have 8 episodes and in pure Netflix fashion, they will drop on the same day.

What is the Release Date of Ripley?
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Conclusion

If you are a fan of Andrew Scott, chances are that you have already set a reminder for this series. However, if not for Scott, and simply for the love of thrillers, this Netflix series deserves a spot on your watchlist.

Deepti Chadha
Deepti Chadha

Deepti is a prolific content writer for OpenMediaHub who specializes in movies, tv shows, and web series, along with occasional reviews. Her interests lie in watching different genres and reading comics books, although her main passion is writing for as long as she remembers.

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