Rupert Friend joins Naomi Scott to film new series Anatomy Of A Scandal

Rupert Friend transformed into a shamed minister as he joined Naomi Scott to film new series, Anatomy of a Scandal in London on Thursday.

The actor, 39, who plays a junior government minister accused of rape in the series, joined Aladdin star Naomi, 27, for a night shoot.

Naomi's character has not been confirmed yet, but it was reported in Recapped that she had been offered the role of Olivia, a young political aide who is allegedly sexually assaulted by Friend's character, James Whitehouse.

New role: Rupert Friend transformed into a shamed minister as he joined Naomi Scott to film new Netflix series, Anatomy of a Scandal in London on Thursday

New role: Rupert Friend transformed into a shamed minister as he joined Naomi Scott to film new series, Anatomy of a Scandal in London on Thursday

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Chat: The actor, 39, who plays a junior government minister accused of rape in the series, joined Aladdin star Naomi, 27, for a night shoot

Chat: The actor, 39, who plays a junior government minister accused of rape in the series, joined Aladdin star Naomi, 27, for a night shoot

Rupert looked dapper in a navy suit, matching tie and powder blue shirt to film for the new series.

He wrapped up in a dark overcoat and wore his chestnut locks slicked back.

Naomi was casually clad for the shoot in a pair of grey joggers and trainers, with the star bundling up in a navy padded jacket.

The wore her tresses in soft waves as she chatted to members of the crew between takes.        

Takes: Naomi's character has not been confirmed yet, but it was reported in Recapped that she had been offered the role of Olivia, a young political aide who is allegedly sexually assaulted by Friend's character, James Whitehouse

Takes: Naomi's character has not been confirmed yet, but it was reported in Recapped that she had been offered the role of Olivia, a young political aide who is allegedly sexually assaulted by Friend's character, James Whitehouse

Anatomy Of A Scandal is based on the acclaimed 2018 bestseller by former political journalist Sarah Vaughan.

 The serious plot of the drama revolves around Friend's character – junior Government Minister James Whitehouse

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