The Queen’s Gambit, a tv miniseries based mostly on Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel of the identical title, progresses towards an October arrival on Netflix, auspiciously touting a headliner in rising star Anya Taylor-Joy.
Creators Scott Frank (Godless) and Allan Scott (The Witches) wrote the serial tv adaptation, which Frank directed for its 7-episode body. The story of The Queen’s Gambit facilities on orphaned younger American lady Beth Harmon (Taylor-Pleasure), who endured a tough and cynical upbringing by embracing the sport of chess, changing into a prodigious participant who begins to dominate the competitors circuit, and ultimately reaches worldwide ranges. Nonetheless, her story is an odyssey of self-destruction by the use of medicine, alcohol and childhood-inflicted anxieties, all of which threaten her probabilities to change into the perfect participant on the planet.
With that set, take a look at the total trailer for Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit slightly below.
The trade inventory of headliner Anya Taylor-Pleasure continues to expertise an upward trajectory ever since a breakout starring position in director Robert Eggers’s 2015 horror movie, The Witch, subsequently rising additional with TV runs on BBC’s Atlantis and Netflix’s Peaky Blinders, and cemented with a co-starring position reverse James McAvoy in director M. Knight Shyamalan’s thriller, Break up, which she would reprise in 2019’s Glass. Her upcoming starring position in The Queen’s Gambit will cap off a yr that’s already seen her seem in three movies, Emma, Right here Are the Younger Males and years-delayed Marvel film The New Mutants. Nonetheless, 2021 will see her again on the massive display with director Edgar Wright’s April-scheduled thriller, Last Night in Soho. In one other notable tidbit, she’s additionally favored to star in director George Miller’s creating Mad Max: Fury Street prequel, Furiosa, as a youthful model of Charlize Theron’s instant-classic post-apocalyptic badass.