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Andrew Scott reveals the 'genuinely terrifying' thing he learnt to play a serial killer in Ripley as he discusses new Netflix series on Jimmy Kimmel

The Irish sensation, 47, revealed 15% of his acting in Netflix's Ripley was in Italian - as he opened up about the iconic demanding leading role during a candid chat with Jimmy Kimmel.

Oscar-winning screenwriter Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List) wrote and directed the latest adaptation of The Talented Mr. Ripley, following in the footsteps of the 1999 movie which starred Damon, Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow. While praise has been given to Andrew, some reviewers felt the supporting cast came up short with Evening Standard's Anna Van Praagh deciding that Dakota Fanning 'can't compete for a second with Gwyneth's Paltrow's flawless Marge Sherwood, and Johnny Flynn is left dead on the side of the road compared to Jude Law's portrayal of Dickie Greenleaf, a character he inhabited perfectly.' But The Independent's Adam White is insistent that Scott, who also serves as executive producer, 'feels all wrong for this' and is comparable to an EastEnders baddie, looking 'more like a lost Mitchell brother than a high society interloper.'

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