"RIPLEY RED CARPET: Andrew Scott Talks Portraying Tom Ripley, Eliot Sumner Dazzles in Audition & Mor

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Andrew Scott discusses how he tackled Tom Ripley's sexuality in the new Netflix series, “Ripley.”

“My feeling is that he's a queer character in the sense that he's very other.”

The drama is an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling Tom Ripley novels.

Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy to try to convince his vagabond son to return home. Tom's acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud and murder.

Plus, get to know Eliot Sumner!

From the talented lineage of Sting and Trudie Styler, Eliot shines in 'Ripley' as Freddie Miles, delving deep into the twists and turns of the plot.

We chatted about their unique audition experience, the dynamics of working with Andrew Scott, and a dramatic on-set injury.

Catch the riveting performance in 'Ripley,' streaming now on Netflix!

Clips courtesy of Netflix.
Interview: Caitlynn McDaniel.