LIFE & CULTURE

Cate Blanchett Is Living Out Everyone’s Worst Nightmare In A New Apple Thriller

Gone Girls meets The Girl on the Train.

Cate Blanchett is bringing the thrill in Apple’s highly anticipated limited series Disclaimer – a series centred on secrets and suspense.

The gripping psychological thriller is told across seven chapters and stars the Australian actress alongside Kevin Kline. 

Written and directed by five-time Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón, Disclaimer is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Renée Knight.

Read on for everything else you need to know about the series, including when and where you can stream it in Australia.

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The series is based on the book of the same name. Image: Amazon

What is Disclaimer about?

Per the synopsis, Disclaimer is about Catherine Ravenscroft (Blanchett), an acclaimed journalist who built her reputation revealing the misdeeds and transgressions of others.

“When she receives a novel from an unknown author, she is horrified to realise she is now the main character in a story that exposes her darkest secrets,” the description reads.

“As Catherine races to uncover the writer’s true identity, she is forced to confront her past before it destroys both her own life and her relationships with her husband Robert (Sacha Baron Cohen) and their son Nicholas (Kodi Smit-McPhee).”

Who is cast in Disclaimer?

Disclaimer stars Academy Award winners Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline in the leading roles of Catherine Ravenscroft and Stephen Brigstocke, respectively.

Joining them are Sacha Baron Cohen as Catherine’s husband Robert and Kodi Smit-McPhee as their son Nicholas. Lesley Manville, Louis Partridge, Leila George and Hoyeon also star.

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Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline on set for Disclaimer. Image: Getty

Where to watch Disclaimer in Australia

Disclaimer will make its debut on Friday, October 11 on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes, followed by new episodes every Friday through November 15.

The limited series will consist of seven episodes in total, so sign up here to tune in when it airs.

Stream Disclaimer on Apple TV+ from $12.99/mth, with a 7-day free trial.

Where to buy the book

You can pick up a copy of Renée Knight’s novel Disclaimer from the below retailers:

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