'Fatal Affair': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about this spicy Netflix thriller

If you’re someone who loves guilty-pleasure films, this Peter Sullivan-directorial, featuring Nia Long in the lead, is just the thing for you

                            'Fatal Affair': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about this spicy Netflix thriller
Nia Long and Omar Epps in 'Fatal Affair' (Netflix)

If there is one thing that never ceases to be entertaining, it’s a spicy thriller, full of drama, betrayals and danger. And if you’re someone who loves these guilty-pleasure films, then ‘Fatal Affair’ is just the thing for you. Just look at the film’s title – it screams “so bad, yet so good”.

Release date

‘Fatal Affair’ arrives on Netflix on July 16.


As per the official synopsis for the film on Netflix, “Ellie (Nia Long) tries to mend her marriage with her husband Marcus (Stephen Bishop) after a brief encounter with an old friend, David (Omar Epps), only to find that David is more dangerous and unstable than she'd realized.”


Nia Long as Ellie

Nia Long. (Getty Images)


The 49-year-old actor is known both for her roles on television and in films. She’s played memorable roles in shows like ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, ‘Third Watch’, and ‘Empire’. Her famous film roles include ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Friday’, ‘Love Jones’, ‘Soul Food’, ‘In Too Deep’, ‘The Best Man’, ‘Big Momma's House’, and ‘Are We There Yet?’.

Omar Epps as David

Omar Epps. (Getty Images)


The 46-year-old actor is most famous for playing Dr. Eric Foreman on the Fox medical drama series ‘House, M.D.’ in all eight seasons of the show. His other famous television roles are in ‘E.R.’, and ‘Resurrection’. Epps's film roles include ‘Juice’, ‘Higher Learning’, ‘The Wood’, ‘In Too Deep’, and ‘Love and Basketball’.

Stephen Bishop as Marcus

Stephen Bishop. (Getty Images)


The 49-year-old American actor and retired baseball player is best known for his television roles in ‘Imposters’ and ‘Being Mary Jane’. In cinema, his credits include titles like ‘Moneyball’, ‘The Road Home’, ‘The Rundown’, ‘Safe House’, and ‘Battleship’.


Peter Sullivan is directing the feature from a script he co-wrote with Rasheeda Garner. ‘Fatal Affair’ is produced by actor Nia Long, along with Barry Barnholtz, Brian Nolan, and Jeffrey Schenck.


No trailer for ‘Fatal Affair’ has been released yet. Watch this space for more information.

If you like ‘Fatal Affair’, you will also like

‘Fatal Attraction’, ‘Obsessed’, ‘Basic Instinct’, ‘Unlawful Entry’, and ‘The Boy Next Door’. 

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