This steamy new thriller is about to be your subsequent Netflix obsession

The steamier facet of Netflix’s content material library hasn’t all the time produced probably the most, let’s say, critically acclaimed materials. However, these sorts of collection and flicks — starting from Intercourse/Life to the 365 Days film franchise — are usually a assure of viewership at the very least (for apparent causes), and the brand new four-part restricted collection Obsession coming simply over a month from now will little doubt proceed that pattern.

Obsession is an adaptation of the Josephine Hart novella Harm, and the story involving a British politico’s affair along with his son’s fiance has all types of Fifty Shades of Grey meets Anatomy of a Scandal vibes.

Per Netflix, the story right here “facilities round a harmful love triangle that emerges when the enigmatic Anna Barton embarks on a passionate affair together with her fiance’s father, William. While Anna fights to maintain each relationships, William is drawn into an obsessive spiral. However how lengthy can they preserve their secret hidden earlier than somebody will get harm?”

Who stars in Netflix’s Obsession?

The Obsession solid consists of a number of acquainted faces, resembling:

  • Richard Armitage as William Farrow
  • Charlie Murphy as Anna Barton
  • Indira Varma as William’s spouse Ingrid
  • and Rish Shah as Anna’s fiance Jay.

Behind the digital camera, Obsession’s writers embody Morgan Lloyd-Malcolm and Benji Walters, whereas the administrators embody Glenn Leyburn and Lisa Barros D’sa.

“I beloved the e-book, which is a tremendous page-turning, erotic thriller, but it surely was written fully from a person’s viewpoint,” Malcolm mentioned in an interview included with Netflix’s press materials for the present. “Anna, his lover, is portrayed as a form of vamp who comes into the household, blows all the things up, after which disappears. Her main operate is to serve the aim of what the male lead wants.

“I mentioned, ‘If I’m going to do that, I need to ensure that I dig into Anna and why she behaves in the way in which she does.’ I needed to try to perceive the characters within the story — and particularly Anna — in a means that wasn’t simply two-dimensional.”

Richard Armitage as William Farrow in “Obsession.” Picture supply: Netflix
Obsession on Netflix
Charlie Murphy as Anna Barton and Richard Armitage as William Farrow in “Obsession.” Picture supply: Ana Blumenkron/Netflix

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