A Netflix original movie called Scoop, based on the controversial Prince Andrew interview conducted by the BBC, has started production. The drama will reflect the circumstances surrounding the 2019 conversation in which Prince Andrew disclosed details about his relationship with former convicted sex offender Jeffery Epstein. According to a new report from Deadline, Gillian Anderson has been brought on to the project to portray Emily Maitlis, the former Newsnight lead anchor who led the now-famous exchange. Additionally, it’s been said that Rufus Sewell will play the disgraced royal.
Check the complete cast list below:
- Gillian Anderson portrays Emily Matlis.
- Rufus Sewell as Prince Andrew.
- Keeley Hawes portrays Amanda Thirsk, The prince’s secretary.
- Billie Piper portrays Sam McAlister, was the interviewer who got the booking. She also wrote the memoir on which the movie is based.
There isn’t a synopsis because the story is still in its early phases. TUDUM on Netflix, however, used the same logline. Additionally, we have a very clear idea of what will happen because the movie is based on real events, a biography, and a UK interview. Look at the summary below:
The ladies who broke through the Buckingham Palace protocol to get the scoop of the decade, which resulted in the “favorite son” of the queen’s terrible death, will be revealed to audiences in the documentary series Scoop. This involves navigating Palace vetoes, getting through Prince Andrew’s inner circle, the intense rehearsal, rising negotiations, and the jaw-dropping interview event.
Scoop’s release date
Netflix has not yet announced a date for the release. The movie is still in its initial stages, but it’s great to know it’s in the process. According to Deadline, production on the film has recently begun as of February 2023. That indicates that the scripts are ready, the cast is assembled, and the filming has begun.
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