Anatomy of a Scandal is an upcoming psychological thriller series, adapted from Sarah Vaughan’s international bestselling novel of the same name. Co-created by Big Little Lies’ David E. Kelley and House of Cards’ Melissa James Gibson, the courtroom drama will be the first season of an anthology.
The series was first revealed in May 2020 via a Netflix press release. The series is produced by 3dot Productions, which is also working on a documentary about U.S. Women’s Soccer in the United States.
S.J. Clarkson, who directed episodes for HBO’s Succession and the unaired Game of Thrones pilot, as well as Netflix’s Jessica Jones and Orange Is the New Black will be directing Anatomy of a Scandal. Clarkson has been nominated for a Gold Derby Award.
On October 26, 2020, filming for the series began at Shepperton Studios in the United Kingdom. Filming was supposed to last 20 weeks and end in April 2021, but the series didn’t start post-production until October 2021.
The production of Anatomy of a Scandal has been completed as of February 5, 2022, and is now awaiting release.
Anatomy of a Scandal Plot
Anatomy of a Scandal is set in London and uncovers the personal and political scandals of the British elite. James Whitehouse is a member of parliament who lives with his wife, Sophie, and their two children. There’s no evidence of him slowing down in his career – that is until a scandalous secret is revealed. Kate Woodcroft has her own goal, and her prosecution threatens to destabilize Westminster, the Whitehouses’ marriage, and her own self-esteem.
In the court case, not everything is crystal, which makes things more difficult for everyone. The plot revolves around a heated courtroom scene and marriage in an incredibly challenging circumstance.
Anatomy of a Scandal Release Date
Anatomy of a Scandal is set to have 6 episodes and will premiere on April 15, 2022.
Anatomy of a Scandal Cast
Anatomy of a Scandal’s primary casts has been confirmed by Deadline in September 2020. Sophie Whitehouse, an Oxford graduate, a wife, and a mother of two whose perfectly idyllic existence is about to implode, will be played by Sienna Miller, a BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee best known for her appearances in American Sniper and G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra.Sophie Whitehouse is James Whitehouse’s wife. Rupert Friend, who portrayed Peter Quinn in Showtime’s Homeland and received many award nominations, will play James, an ambitious and charming junior minister who has always shared his wife’s good fortune.
Michelle Dockery, a primetime Emmy Award nominee best known for her work in ITV’s Downton Abbey and Netflix’s Godless, has been cast as Kate Woodcroft, “the steely criminal attorney specialized in sexual crimes who are advanced swiftly in her industry, and just got handed the case of a lifetime.”Since we are over a month away from the release, we are expecting new updates soon.