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Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit

Anya Taylor-Joy, Marielle Heller, Moses Ingram, and Scott Frank in Conversation with Jodie Foster

Nov 1, 2020

Scott Frank and powerhouse female cast of their new Netflix limited series The Queen’s Gambit join Jodie Foster for an in-depth conversation about the making of the show. Based on the Walter Trevis novel about a Cold War-era chess prodigy, it’s a coming-of-age story like no other—a complex portrait that follows a young girl from a Kentucky orphanage into the upper echelons of competitive chess as she discovers her preternatural talent for the game—along with the demons that haunt her pursuit of a new life. Don’t miss this candid conversation about capturing the beauty and suspense of chess on film, telling an unconventional story of addiction, and creating a complex female character at work in a male-dominated game.

Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy burst onto the scene with her performance in A24’s The VVitch

Marielle Heller

Marielle Heller is an award-winning director, writer and actress who has built an impressive and multifaceted career …

Moses Ingram

Moses Ingram is making her television debut alongside Anya Taylor-Joy in Scott Frank‘s Netflix limited series, The Queen’s Gambit

Scott Frank

Scott Frank’s screenplays include Little Man Tate, Dead Again, Malice, Heaven’s Prisoners, Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Minority Report

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster’s stunning performances as a rape survivor in The Accused and as Special Agent Clarice Starling …


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