Creator Scott Frank (Godless) wrote the serial television adaptation, which Frank directed for its 7-episode frame. The story of The Queen’s Gambit centers on orphaned young American woman Beth Harmon (Taylor-Joy), who endured a rough and cynical upbringing by embracing the game of chess, becoming a prodigious player who starts to dominate the competition circuit, and eventually reaches international levels. However, her story is an odyssey of self-destruction by way of drugs, alcohol and childhood-inflicted anxieties, all of which threaten her chances to become the best player in the world.
With that set, check out the full trailer for Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit just below.
The industry stock of headliner Anya Taylor-Joy continues to experience an upward