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Dakota Fanning and Andrew Scott look casual on the set of crime drama Ripley in Venice

They have been seen on the set of forthcoming US Showtime series. 

And Dakota Fanning, 27, and Andrew Scott, 45, both put on pensive displays as they resumed filming for the drama Ripley in Venice on Friday. 

Dakota teamed a trench coat with a pair of Ugg boots as she could be seen speaking into a rotary dial telephone before walking away with a suitcase, for the series, which is based on the Ripley novels by Patricia Highsmith.

Upcoming: Dakota Fanning, 27, and Andrew Scott, 45, looked casual as they donned all-black ensembles on location in Venice on Friday

She completed her outfit with smart trousers, a black jumper and a loosely worn scarf.

Her blonde locks were pulled back into a sleek ponytail and she wore a flick of feline eyeliner to complete her chic look. 

Andrew, who takes the lead role, sat in the background with suit trousers just visible under a fur-lined coat. 

Chic: Dakota teamed a trench coat with a pair of Ugg boots as she could be seen speaking into a rotary dial telephone before walking away with a suitcase

Chic: Dakota teamed a trench coat with a pair of Ugg boots as she could be seen speaking into a rotary dial telephone before walking away with a suitcase

Dramatic: Andrew put on a pensive display as he filmed scenes for the upcoming drama

Dramatic: Andrew put on a pensive display as he filmed scenes for the upcoming drama

Dapper: The star, who takes the lead role, sat in the background with suit trousers just visible under a fur-lined coat

Dapper: The star, who takes the lead role, sat in the background with suit trousers just visible under a fur-lined coat

Dramatic: Andrew could be later seen on a boat travelling along one of Venice's famous canals as he was filmed looking over the side

Dramatic: Andrew could be later seen on a boat travelling along one of Venice’s famous canals as he was filmed looking over the side

Andrew could be later seen on a boat travelling along the Canal Grande as he was filmed looking over the side. 

He sported a smart suit which he paired with a long grey coat and blue shirt. 

Dakota, will portray Marge Sherwood in the new Showtime series, while Scott plays the iconic Tom Ripley – the arch conman previously played to aplomb by Matt Damon in the hit 1999 film. 

On the water: Andrew could be later seen on a boat travelling along the Canal Grande, while the cameras filmed him gazing over the water

Boat ride: He sported a smart suit which he paired with a long grey coat and blue shirt

Boat ride: He sported a smart suit which he paired with a long grey coat and blue shirt

Full of drama: A gondola could be seen sailing alongside the boat as it made its way along the canal during filming for the drama

Full of drama: A gondola could be seen sailing alongside the boat as it made its way along the canal during filming for the drama

Smart: Andrew is best known for his role in the Sherlock series,

Smart: He boarded the boat for the scenes

Smart: Andrew, best known for his role in the Sherlock series, cut a dapper figure in a smart ensemble as he boarded the boat for the scenes

Setting sail: The screen star gazed onto the war, surrounded by crew filming all angles for the show, which is set for release later in 2022

Setting sail: The screen star gazed onto the war, surrounded by crew filming all angles for the show, which is set for release later in 2022

Looking out: Andrew is set to play the lead role in the drama, which comes after Matt Damon played the role in the 1999 film

Looking out: Andrew is set to play the lead role in the drama, which comes after Matt Damon played the role in the 1999 film

The character was created by late novelist Patricia Highsmith and played a defining role through five of her novels and several subsequent film adaptations. 

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

But along the way, he starts to weave a complex web of deceit with murderous consequences. 

Stylish: Dakota's blonde locks were pulled back into a sleek ponytail and she wore a flick of feline eyeliner to complete her chic look

Stylish: Dakota’s blonde locks were pulled back into a sleek ponytail and she wore a flick of feline eyeliner to complete her chic look

Co-stars: Dakota, will portray Marge Sherwood in the new Showtime series, while Scott plays the iconic Tom Ripley

Co-stars: Dakota, will portray Marge Sherwood in the new Showtime series, while Scott plays the iconic Tom Ripley

Coming soon: The character was created by late novelist Patricia Highsmith and played a defining role through five of her novels and several subsequent film adaptations

Coming soon: The character was created by late novelist Patricia Highsmith and played a defining role through five of her novels and several subsequent film adaptations

Dickie’s Venice based American girlfriend – played by Dakota – will slowly suspect Ripley’s motives when he shows up looking for him.  

The drama is being adapted from Highsmith’s novels by Schindler’s List writer Steve Zaillan.

The 1999 film The Talented Mr. Ripley, directed by the late Anthony Minghella, starred Matt Damon as Tom Ripley with Gwyneth Paltrow as Marge and Jude Law as doomed jazz musician Dickie.

Plot: In the new series, set in the 1960s, Ripley is hired by a wealthy New Yorker to travel to Italy to convince his wayward son Dickie Greenleaf to return home

Plot: In the new series, set in the 1960s, Ripley is hired by a wealthy New Yorker to travel to Italy to convince his wayward son Dickie Greenleaf to return home

Adaptation: Dickie's Venice based American girlfriend - played by Dakota - will slowly suspect Ripley's motives when he shows up looking for him

Adaptation: Dickie’s Venice based American girlfriend – played by Dakota – will slowly suspect Ripley’s motives when he shows up looking for him

Serious: The drama is being adapted from Highsmith's novels by Schindler's List writer Steve Zaillan

Serious: The drama is being adapted from Highsmith’s novels by Schindler’s List writer Steve Zaillan

The news of Dakota’s casting comes on the heels of her joining Showtime’s anthology series The First Lady. 

She’s set to play the daughter of President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford in 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 is set for release in the US in 2022. A UK release is yet to be announced.

Coming soon: Ripley is set for release in the US in 2022. A UK release is yet to be announced

Coming soon: Ripley is set for release in the US in 2022. A UK release is yet to be announced

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