Dakota Fanning cuts a stylish figure in navy coat as she arrives on set for new Ripley show in Venice

Dakota Fanning dons a navy quilted jacket as she arrives on set to film the 1960s Showtime crime drama Ripley in Venice










Dakota Fanning was a casual figure when she arrived on the set for the upcoming drama series Ripley in Venice, Italy on Saturday.

The 27-year-old actress is currently filming the American Showtime series which is based on Patricia Highsmith’s Ripley crime novels.

Dakota put on a navy jacket from the cold weather, which she left open to show off her gray sweater underneath.

Looks good: Dakota Fanning looked effortlessly trendy as she arrived on set for the upcoming drama series Ripley in Venice, Italy on Saturday

She paired it with matching navy blue pants and a pair of smart black shoes.

She adhered to the coronavirus rules and also wore a black face mask over her nose and mouth.

She wore her blonde locks up in an elegant bun and opted for a natural makeup look as she strolled through the picturesque city.

Stylish: The actress, 27, is currently filming the US Showtime series which is based on Patricia Highsmith's Ripley crime novels

Stylish: The actress, 27, is currently filming the US Showtime series which is based on Patricia Highsmith’s Ripley crime novels

Set in the 1960s, Ripley is hired by a wealthy New Yorker to travel to Italy to convince his wayward son Dickie to return home.

But along the way, Ripley begins to weave a complex web of deception with murderous consequences.

The drama is adapted from Highsmith’s novels by Steve Zaillan, author of Schindler’s List.

Dakota plays Marge Sherwood, an American living in Italy who begins to suspect Ripley’s motives when he shows up looking for her boyfriend Dickie Greenleaf.

She will play against Andrew Scott, who will play the titular character John Ripley.

In the movie The Talented Mr. 1999’s Ripley, directed by the late Anthony Minghella, starred Matt Damon as Tom Ripley with Gwyneth Paltrow as Marge and Jude Law as Dickie.

Cast: Dakota plays Marge Sherwood, an American living in Italy who begins to suspect Ripley's motives when he shows up looking for her boyfriend Dickie Greenleaf (photo 2019)

Cast: Dakota plays Marge Sherwood, an American living in Italy who begins to suspect Ripley’s motives when he shows up looking for her boyfriend Dickie Greenleaf (photo 2019)

News of Dakota’s casting comes on the heels of her participation in Showtime’s anthology series The First Lady.

She plays the daughter of President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford on the show.

The former child actress is best known for I Am Sam, Man On Fire, War Of The Worlds and The Twilight Saga.

Ripley’s US US release date has been confirmed as 2022. A UK release to be announced.

Movie incarnation: Matt Damon played Tom Ripley on the big screen in a 1999 film directed by the late Anthony Minghella

Movie incarnation: Matt Damon played Tom Ripley on the big screen in a 1999 film directed by the late Anthony Minghella

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