//Netflix’s Ripley seems ready to salt and burn the Earth in new trailer

Netflix’s Ripley seems ready to salt and burn the Earth in new trailer

Whether it’s from reading Patricia Highsmith’s original 1955 novel, or seeing any of the films inspired by it, we’re all familiar with at least some of the beats from The Talented Mr. Ripley. But even if you’ve been a fan of all the past Ripley adaptations, Netflix’s new series from writer / director Steven Zaillian looks like it’s going to be something inspired.

Set in 1960s New York City, and cities across Italy, Ripley tells the tale of Tom (Andrew Scott), a talented and cunning man whose relatively ordinary life starts to take a turn when he meets the father of Dickie Greenleaf (Johnny Flynn), a wealthy playboy who has run off to Europe with his good friend Marge (Dakota Fanning). Though The Talented Mr. Ripley focuses on how Tom…

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