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[03/19/19 - 12:10 PM]
Netflix Orders Limited Series "The Queen's Gambit" from Scott Frank
Chronicling the life of an orphan chess prodigy, the story - set during the Cold War era - follows Beth Harmon from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.







QUEEN'S GAMBIT, THE (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
3/19/19
STATUS:
previously in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's web site) During the Cold War era, an orphaned chess prodigy struggles with addiction on a quest to become the greatest player in the world.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon
CREW INFORMATION:
· Allan Scott as CRTR/EP
· Scott Frank as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Walter Tevis as BOOK
· William Horberg as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available