BBC interview For Feature Film Netflix About Prince Andrew Bombshell

Gillian Anderson will play Emily Maitlis in ‘Scoop’, which is now in production and is based on the story behind the scandalous royal’s appearance on BBC’s ‘Newsnight’ in 2019.

The public catalyst that led to Prince Andrew’s dramatic fall from grace

The streamer has acquired Scoop, a feature film based on the story behind the disgraced royal’s 2019 appearance on the BBC’s flagship news show Newsnight – an hour-long television interview featuring some of the most important, infamous, and scandalous interviews in recent years. (and the one subsequently used in a civil case filed against Andrew by her sexual assault accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre.

Andrew and Gillian Anderson

Now in production, the film – which was first announced last year – will star Rufus Sewell The Diplomat, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) as Andrew and Gillian Anderson (Sex Education, The Crown) as Emily Maitlis, Newsnight Former Head of TV presenters who interviewed Rajkumar. Meanwhile, Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard, It’s a Sin) will play Amanda Thirsk, Andrew’s former private secretary, and Billie Piper (I Hate Suzy, Collateral) will star as Sam McAllister, the man who negotiated and secured the bumpy booking. Did.

Chatting with Prince Andrew and his team

Based on McAllister’s own memoir, Scoops: Behind the Scenes of the BBC’s Most Shocking Interviews, the film will tell the inside story of the women who began with a first unsuccessful approach to break through the setting of Buckingham Palace to the scoop of the decade, Through conversations with Prince Andrew and his team, rehearsals, interviews themselves and the well-documented and outrageous outcome, which famously described as, “A plane crashed into an oil tanker, causing a tsunami, That caused a nuclear explosion.”

, Netflix and The Lighthouse, and Voltage

“It’s beyond my wildest dreams, especially as a first-time writer, to end up working with this extraordinary cast, Netflix and the amazing teams at The Lighthouse and Voltage,” McAllister said. “It will be a pinch-me moment for me to see one of my favorite actresses, Billie Piper, play ‘Me,’ and I’m really thrilled to be joining the cast.”

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