“Baby Reindeer”: Netflix shared Jessica Gunning’s audition for the role of Martha

“Baby Reindeer”: Netflix shared Jessica Gunning’s audition for the role of Martha

The video comes after Fiona Harvey, the real-life Martha, hit Netflix with a $170 million lawsuit.

Netflix released the audition tape of Jessica Gunning for Martha in the exciting “true story” of Richard Gadd, baby reindeerabout her experience with an alleged stalker.

The video is likely a sign that Emmy voting is around the corner, but it dropped just hours after Fiona Harveythe real-life Martha, sued Netflix for $170 million.

In the 80-second clip, Gunning reads a scene from the first episode of baby reindeerin which Donny (Gadd) and Martha go out for coffee and the latter explodes with anger.

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The lawsuit against Netflix for Baby Reindeer

The Clerkenwell Films series is expected to be competitive come awards season and Netflix said it would defend the show “vigorously” against the allegations made by Harvey.

Harvey is suing Netflix for defamation and negligence, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles, which claims that the “biggest lie in the history of television” was told about the Scot.

Netflix said: “We intend to defend this matter vigorously and defend Richard Gadd’s right to tell his story.”.

With around 60 million views in its first month on Netflix, Reindeer Baby won the Breakthrough Limited Series award this week at the Gotham TV Awards.

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