Netflix has unveiled the tantalizing trailer for the steamy thriller “Fair Play,” securing it for a whopping $20 million in one of Sundance Film Festival’s standout deals this year.
Starring “Bridgerton” lead Phoebe Dynevor and “Oppenheimer” star Alden Ehrenreich, the film delves into the intricate power dynamics of a fiercely ambitious couple vying for supremacy within a cutthroat financial firm. “Fair Play” signifies the directorial debut of Chloe Domont, known for her work on HBO’s “Ballers” and Showtime’s “Billions.” The ensemble cast also includes Eddie Marsan, Rich Sommer, and Sebastian De Souza.
Following its premiere, “Fair Play” triggered a bidding war among prominent distributors, including Searchlight and Neon.
According to the official synopsis, the film unravels a sinister transformation in the relationship between Emily (Dynevor) and Luke (Ehrenreich) as they vie for a coveted promotion. Shifting power dynamics prompt them to confront the steep price of success and the unsettling boundaries of ambition.
Critics lauded “Fair Play,” with Variety’s Owen Gleiberman praising its commentary on the post-#MeToo era, delivered with a touch of entertainment.
Produced by Leopold Hughes, Ben LeClair, Tim White, Trevor White, and Allan Mandelbaum, the film was executive produced by Ram Bergman, Rian Johnson, Domont, and Anđelka Vlaisavljević.
Following its buzz at Sundance, Netflix plans a theatrical release on September 29 in select locations, followed by a streaming premiere on October 13.
About Fair Play TV Show
Immerse yourself in the enticing world of 'Fair Play,' an erotic thriller on Netflix. When a coveted promotion at a ruthless financial firm sparks a fierce rivalry, Emily (Phoebe Dynevor) and Luke (Alden Ehrenreich) find their relationship transformed into a sinister power struggle. As their ambitions clash, they grapple with the true cost of success in a post-#MeToo landscape. This steamy and suspenseful film navigates the treacherous waters of desire, ambition, and dominance, ultimately unearthing the chilling limits of their ambition.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.