Latest Ripley film gets overhaul

The new film adventure of author Patricia Highsmith's murdering anti-hero Tom Ripley bears little relation to the book on which it is based, according to sources on the set.

The new film adventure of author Patricia Highsmith's murdering anti-hero Tom Ripley bears little relation to the book on which it is based, according to sources on the set.

The title has been changed from Ripley Under Ground to White On White, Ripley’s name has been changed to Tom Blessing and the story has been updated and is now set in the present day.

Starring Barry Pepper, Claire Forlani and Alan Cumming, White On White is currently filming in London.

“It’s a gorgeous, gorgeous cast,” Forlani tells syndicated columnist Marilyn Beck. “Alan and I are having so much fun with our scenes. Every time something goes wrong, our characters take more cocaine.”

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