Netflix has announced when its new British thriller series «steamy» Obsession will be falling in service globally. Here is everything you need to know.
The new miniseries, described as an erotic thriller, will be directed by the duo glen leyburn and Lisa Barros D’Sa (Ordinary love, good vibes) with Morgan Lloyd-Malcolm and benji walters behind the hyphens.
First announced as Damage, the project has now been renamed and now appears as Obsession. It was first announced in March 2022. during a Netflix UK event in Londonwith the project coming from Guamont UK and Moonage Pictures.
Moonage Pictures Matthew Read, Frith Tiplady and Gaumont’s Alison Jackson serve as executive producers, while veteran gina carter produces the series.
The new series adapts Josephine Hart’s 1991 novel of the same name, previously adapted into a 1992 Warner Bros. live-action film starring Jeremy Irons and Juliette Binoche.
The series is expected to be three to four hour long episodes, making the entire runtime similar to a long theatrical movie. It was filmed in London, United Kingdom, between April and June 2022.
That Obsession on Netflix about?
from netflix official synopsis for the series is the following:
«A respected London surgeon’s affair with his son’s fiancée turns into an erotic crush that threatens to change their lives forever.»
Variety expanded upon the show’s initial announcement by saying (edited for brevity):
“Armitage will play William, a doctor who embarks on a passionate affair with his future daughter-in-law, Anna.
Anna is already engaged to William’s son, Martyn. She fights to keep both relationships alive, one with Martyn and one with William, but it’s inevitable that the truth will come out and someone will get hurt.
Meanwhile, William finds himself drawn into an obsessive spiral, unbeknownst to his wife Ingrid.»
Who will star in Netflix? Obsession Limited series?
richard armitage and charlie murphy they were the first two names to be attached to the project in March 2022. They will play William and Anna Barton, respectively.
Armitage is a Netflix regular, at the moment, best known for appearing in a plethora of Harlan Coben adaptations. He was also recently attached to the upcoming movie starring Michelle Keegan called fool me once.
Murphy is best known for her role in Peaky Blinders and most recently, at Paramount+’s aura series.
It was later announced that he would join them Indira Varma (game of Thrones, Obi Wan Kenobi) as Ingrid, Rish Shah (mrs wonder, emmerdale) as Jay Farrow, Pippa Bennett-Warner (elden ring, London gangs), who will play Peggy, Celine Arden (Bridgerton) as Mimi.
Complete the cast:
- Jackson–Ritchie Island
- greg barnett
- francesca caballero
- lety thomas
- Victor Pontecorvo
- kerim hassan
- angel sonero
When Obsession release on Netflix?
The complete limited series will be added to Netflix globally on April 13, 2023.
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