The series has been in the works for nearly two years.
And donned grey linen trousers and a white shirt while filming Showtime’s Ripley on the social media management amalfi coast Coast in on Tuesday.
The 27-year-old actress sported a black tank top and went bear foot as she stepped off a dinghy while filming the drama series based on Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels.
The film crew helped the star off the boat and out of the water after they finished filming the scene.
Her platinum blonde hair was parted down the middle and tied back into a loose ponytail.
Set in the ‘60s, Ripley will follow young grifter Tom Ripley played by Andrew Scott who is hired by a wealthy businessman to bring his gallivanting son home from Europe.
On set: The 27-year-old actress sported a black tank top and went bear foot as she stepped off a dinghy while filming the drama series based on Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels
In character: Her platinum blonde hair was parted down the middle and tied back into a loose ponytail
Tom’s acceptance of the job marks his descent into a whirlwind life of deceit, lies and eventually violence.
Oscar winner Steven Zaillian not only serves as writer on the production, but will also direct the entire first season in addition to serving as an executive producer.
The series which started filming in September 2020 has yet to announce a UK release date.
Amy Israel, executive vice president of scripted programming at Showtime told Variety earlier this year: ‘Dakota Fanning is the perfect choice to play the deliciously complicated Marge opposite Andrew.’
‘She’s an actor that brings smarts and vulnerability to every part, with so much bubbling beneath the surface.We can’t wait to see her sink her teeth into this role in Steve Zallian’s Ripley.
Fleabag star Andrew will star as Ripley, while Fanning, will play Marge Sherwood, an American living in Italy who starts to suspect Ripley’s motives when he shows up looking for her boyfriend Dickie Greenleaf, played by Johnny Flynn.
In the 1999 movie 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 Dickie.
Film incarnation: Matt Damon played Tom Ripley on the big screen in a 1999 movie directed by the late Anthony Minghella
A-listers: Gwyneth Paltrow starred in the film as Marge and Jude Law played Dickie