A psychological thriller, a courtroom drama, and a story of personal and political disgrace. Yup, it looks like Netflix’s Anatomy of a Scandal has it all.
The upcoming series is based on the international bestselling novel of the same name by Sarah Vaughan. The series infiltrates Britain’s elite through personal and political scandal, where the truth lies between justice and privilege.
Check out the dramatic trailer for Anatomy of a Scandal below.
If you’re a fan of shows like ABC’s Scandal, House of Cards, or even The Crown to an extent, this show could be your next binge.
Speaking of House of Cards, Anatomy of a Scandal comes from series alum Melissa James Gibson. Gibson co-created and executive produced the series alongside David E. Kelly (Big Little Lies). S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones, The Defenders) directs all six episodes.
Here’s the official synopsis of Anatomy of a Scandal from Netflix:
James and Sophie Whitehouse live in a blissful and rarified world. A Minister in Parliament, a loving family at home, James’ trajectory appears without limits. Until a scandalous secret suddenly comes to light. Barrister Kate Woodcroft has a trajectory of her own, and her prosecution threatens to tear into Westminster, the Whitehouse marriage, and her own personal esteem.
In addition to the teaser, you can check out a few first look photos of the series below.
The series stars Sienna Miller (Sophie Whitehouse), Michelle Dockery (Kate Woodcroft), Rupert Friend (James Whitehouse), Naomi Scott (Olivia Lytton), Josette Simon (Angela Regan), Geoffrey Streatfeild (Tom Southern), Joshua McGuire (Chris Clarke), Liz White (Ali Conlon), Nancy Farino (Holly), Hannah Dodd (young Sophie), Ben Radcliffe (young James), Jake Simmance (Young Tom), Annie Haworth (young Alison), Amelie Bea-Smith (Emily Whitehouse), Sebastian Selwood (Finn Whitehouse).
Anatomy of a Scandal premieres April 15 on Netflix.