Netflix releases trailer of Scoop movie about Prince Andrew interview

The trailer for Netflix ‘s highly-awaited movie Scoop, which dramatises the notorious Newsnight interview between Prince Andrew and Emily Maitlis has lastly been launched on This Morning.

Netflix’s drama particulars the story behind the interview with the disgraced Duke of York, portrayed by Rufus Sewell, 56. 

It additionally options an virtually unrecognisable Billie Piper in blonde wig and excessive heels. 

The actress stars as Sam McAlister, the Newsnight producer who secured Prince Andrew’s infamous 2019 interview with Emily Maitlis, who’s performed by Gillian Anderson, 55.

Based on the guide Scoops, by Sam McAlister, the movie (in accordance with the trailer) exhibits captures the stress behind reserving the royal for the interview, in addition to the stress among the many solid throughout the interview.

The movie is because of hit Netflix screens within the Spring and explores a behind-the-scenes have a look at how the interview was secured and the way occasions surrounding it unfolded framed as a tribute to the work of the 4 ladies accountable.

It relies on Scoops by Sam McAlister who’s also referred to as the ‘Booker extraordinaire’ on Newsnight having efficiently negotiated and secured the interview which quizzed the Duke about his friendship with the late-convicted intercourse offender Jeffery Epstein.

Ms Maitlis mentioned Virginia Giuffre‘s claims that she was pressured to have intercourse with Andrew 3 times when she was 17 beneath the orders of Epstein.

The prince strongly denied the claims all through the interview.

The dialogue, wherein Andrew made a sequence of claims – together with insisting he could not have been with Ms Giuffre on the time of the alleged encounter as a result of he was eating at a Pizza Express in Woking, and {that a} medical situation left him unable to sweat – has since gained notoriety and is extensively acknowledged to have embarrassed the royals.

The interview was described as a ‘automobile crash’ and on November 20, 2019, a press release from Buckingham Palace stated Prince Andrew was suspended from public duties ‘for the foreseeable future’.

In May 2020, it was introduced that the prince was completely stepping down from his public roles.

In January 2022, Ms Giuffre was given the go-ahead to sue Andrew for unspecified damages in a New York civil courtroom.

Despite vowing to struggle the claims and repeatedly protesting his innocence, the prince agreed to pay an enormous sum to settle the case earlier than it ever reached a jury. interview, then the movie.

Sam McAllister appeared on This Morning as we speak as Netflix screened its trailer for the primary time, to debate her expertise engaged on the 

Netflilx describes the manufacturing as portraying: ‘The inside monitor of the ladies that broke by the Buckingham Palace institution to safe the inside track of the last decade that led to the catastrophic fall from grace of The Queen’s ‘Favourite son’. 

‘From navigating Palace vetoes, to breaking by to Prince Andrew’s interior circle, the excessive stakes negotiations and depth of rehearsal – to the jaw dropping interview itself. 

‘SCOOP is the insider account of the interior workings of the Palace and the BBC, twin bastions of the British Establishment, spotlighting the journalists whose tenacity and guts broke by the best of ceilings – and into the interior sanctum and calculations of a person with every little thing to lose.’

Sam McAlister says ‘it’s past my wildest desires, particularly as a primary time author, to finish up working with this extraordinary solid, Netflix, and the wonderful groups at The Lighthouse and Voltage. Watching Billie Piper, considered one of my favorite actresses, play ‘me’ can be a pinch myself second and I’m actually thrilled to be concerned on this movie.’

Describing the movie, director Philip Martin revealed: ‘I’m thrilled to be directing this movie for Netflix and – along with a rare solid – to be bringing Sam McAlister’s revelatory insider’s account to the display. 

‘Uptempo, immersive and cinematic, I wish to put the viewers contained in the breath-taking sequence of occasions that led to the interview with Prince Andrew – to inform a narrative a few seek for solutions, in a world of hypothesis and ranging recollections. 

‘It’s a movie about energy, privilege and differing views and the way – whether or not in glittering palaces or hi-tech newsrooms – we choose what’s true.’