Netflix Streaming Anatomy of a Scandal In April 2022: Release Date, Cast, Plot, And Expectations

The series based on novels are very interesting to watch. At the same time for a director, it is a very good challenge of depicting something that has just been described. Attempting to do this very thing is the upcoming series named Anatomy of a Scandal. We will be briefly discussing everything about the series.

Anatomy of a Scandal

Anatomy of a Scandal will come out on Netflix has been directed by S.J. Clarkson based on a screenplay written by Melissa James Gibson and David E. Kelly.

The production of the series is being handled by David E. Kelly Productions, 3dot Productions, and Made Up Stories.

Also, Netflix has released a few first look pictures for the series. Furthermore., the official trailer for the series has not been released yet by Netflix. But the trailer is expected to release soon.

Moreover, the series though will feature 6 episodes with the first episode arriving on Netflix on 15th April 2022.

Having discussed the basic things about the series let’s now look into the book from which the series has been adapted.

The book

The series has been inspired by the novel of the same name written by Sarah Vaughan. She published the novel on the 11th of January 2018. It is a fictional novel. Moreover, the novel got a rating of 4.1/5 on Amazon and a rating of 3.7/5 on the website Goodreads, which is considered a good source to know about books. The book is available for $13.39 on Amazon as a paperback. Moving on we have the cast and plot details about the series.

Cast And Plot Updates

So, the main cast includes three stars who are Rupert Friend, Sienna Miller, and Michelle Dockery.


Rupert plays the part of an MP who has been accused of committing rape. His wife, played by Sienna is on the side of her husband and is crystal clear in her mind that her husband is innocent. He is being framed. The Prosecution barrister, played by Michelle, on the other hand, is sure that the MP is the guilty one. Now both the wife and the prosecutor kind of take a vow each.

Moving ahead, the wife vows that she will save her husband no matter what as saving her husband would mean safeguarding her whole family.

And the prosecutor, on the other hand, vows that she will make sure that MP pays for his deeds. And will make sure that she will be securing for him the longest and most difficult punishment that she legally can. Thus, she wants to do this because if she wins a high-profile case like this, then her career as a lawyer could get fast-tracked.

Moreover, this all-out war between the wife and the prosecutor churns out a lot of information about the MP, wife, and prosecutor.

The information is such that it has the potential to change the lives of all three of them. 

In a line, Anatomy of a Scandal is going to be a great series.

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