Obsession is a 2023 American psychological thriller television series created by Gina Carter for Netflix. The series stars Charlie Murphy, Richard Armitage, Indira Varma and Sonera Angel, and follows the story of a London surgeon who becomes obsessed with his son's fiancée.
The series was released on Netflix on April 13, 2023, and received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the performances, while others criticized the slow pace and predictable plot.
Dr. David Farrier (Richard Armitage) is a respected London surgeon who is happily married to his wife, Beth (Indira Varma). However, their lives are turned upside down when their son, Adam (Charlie Murphy), brings home his new fiancée, Rose Vaughan (Sonera Angel).
David is immediately drawn to Rose, and he begins to fantasize about her. He becomes increasingly obsessed with her, and he starts to make reckless decisions that could destroy his family.
- Charlie Murphy as Adam Farrier
- Richard Armitage as David Farrier
- Indira Varma as Beth Farrier
- Sonera Angel as Rose Vaughan
- Jennifer Saunders as Lady Alexandra Farrier
- Tom Goodman-Hill as Dr. Neil Conrad
- Lily Sacofsky as Louise
- Pip Torrens as Mr. Lockhart
- Tanya Reynolds as Dr. Emma Hill
Obsession received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the performances, while others criticized the slow pace and predictable plot.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the series has a 50% approval rating based on 10 reviews, with an average rating of 5.5/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Obsession is a well-acted thriller that is let down by its predictable plot and slow pace." On Metacritic, the series has a weighted average score of 50 out of 100, based on 5 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
Obsession was not released in theaters. It was released on Netflix on April 13, 2023.