All’s fair in love and war, right? But for Luke and Emily, the lines between those two concepts have never felt more blurred.
You might not expect it based on the sheer amount of confidence on display, but “Fair Play” is actually the feature film debut for writer/director Chloe Domont. A veteran writer and story editor of the HBO series “Ballers” along with directing stops at shows such as “Suits,” “Star Trek: Discovery,” and “Billions,” Domont pulled from personal experience in both the workplace and a past relationship in order to craft this tightly-wound thriller that explores the dynamics separating men and women in the fast-paced, testosterone-heavy world of business. According to the Vanity Fair profile, Domont purposefully chose a different setting than Hollywood to tell this story in the hopes that the connections between such industries will nonetheless remain clear. As she put it:
“Why is it that even today, with all the progress that we’ve made, a man’s success is a win for the relationship, but when it’s the other way around, it feels like a threat? It felt like something that so many of us experience but are afraid to talk about and to confront.”
In addition to Alden Ehrenreich and Phoebe Dynevor, the film also stars character actor Eddie Marsan, “Mad Men” actor Rich Sommer, Patrick Fischler, and more. The R-rated “Fair Play” is set to make its Netflix premiere on October 13, 2023, preceded by a limited release in select theaters in September.
Source From: www.slashfilm.com