Netflix has just unveiled the first trailer and release date for The Queen’s Gambit series with Anya Taylor-Joy.
Good news for fans ofAnya Taylor-Joy ! Netflix has just revealed the first images of The Queen’s Gambit, the new mini-series featuring the star of Peaky blinders. The actress, currently playing New Mutants alongside Maisie Williams is indeed the main heroine of the show which will be available on the platform on October 23. The latter based on the eponymous novel by Walter Tevis and published in 1983 tells the story of a young orphan named Beth Harmon who sees her life turned upside down on the day she plays her first game of chess. Very quickly, this child of calm and sullen appearance will literally transform to compete at the age of 16 in the championship of the US Open.
An extraordinary fate that will push Beth to hone her skills in the professional circuit, facing her opponents (mostly male) with grace and a lot of wit. Unfortunately, As the stakes increase, she will find herself more and more isolated and frightened by the trap that seems to close on her. The series written by the duo consisting of Logan Scott Frank and Allan Scott will have only one season and will be split into six episodes. The cast, meanwhile, will spotlight actors like Harry Melling (Harry potter), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (The labyrinth), Marielle Heller (Manhattan Counterfeiters), Billy Camp (Joker) and Rebecca Root (The Danish Girl). While waiting to learn more, discover this extract from New Mutants where Anya Taylor-Joy (Magik) confronts the Demon Bear.