The actress, 38, wrapped up in a stylish camel trench coat as she chatted to her co-star Rupert Friend, 39, as she takes on the role of his wife.
Anatomy Of A Scandal sees Rupert star as the shamed minister James Whitehouse who is accused of sexually assaulting a young political aide, with the series focusing on the trial and his attempts to prove his innocence.
Here she is! Sienna Miller, 38, was seen on-set for the first time filming Netflix’s political drama Anatomy Of A Scandal with Rupert Friend on Sunday
Sienna wore a long camel trench coat and heeled boots as she got into character as Whitehouse’s devastated wife Sophie.
The actress teamed the coat with a smart grey shirt dress and black heeled boots as she prepared to film the scenes.
She and Rupert appeared deep in conversation as they filmed on a London street, with the pair running to a nearby taxi as they are chased by photographers.
Cosy: The star beamed as she enjoyed a hot beverage and wrapped up in a cosy black padded jacket during a break between scenes
Lovely: Sienna got into character as the wife of an accused government minister by donning a long camel trench coat over a grey shirt dress and heeled boots
Tense: Sienna and Rupert were seen filming on a London street, with the pair chatting to mask-clad crew members between scenes
Quick break: Sienna covered her outfit in a long black padded coat to keep warm between scenes
Worrying: The scenes saw Rupert’s character chased by photographers after being publicly accused of rape
Happy: Sienna was in good spirits between scenes despite the chilly weather as she was pictured on set for the first time
Rupert donned a smart grey suit to play the role of shamed minister Whitehouse, as he and Sophie try to escape a set of journalists questioning him about the accusations.
As they took a break from filming, Sienna wrapped up in a thick black padded coat before enjoying a hot beverage during the freezing December temperatures.
Anatomy Of A Scandal is based on the acclaimed 2018 bestseller by former political journalist Sarah Vaughan.
Quick change: Later Sienna changed into another look for filming as she donned a similar smart camel look with heeled brown boots
Jovial: She and Rupert were in good spirits as they chatted between scenes as they prepare to star as a couple thrown into turmoil
Happy: The duo chatted to crew members who prepared them for the scene, which saw the couple being chased by photographers
Good mood: Sienna and Rupert happily chatted to one another between scenes as filming continued for the Netflix political drama
Bombarded: The scenes saw Rupert’s character James chased by photographers as he headed to a taxi after his accusations come to light
Taking a breather: The duo took a moment to prepare to film the next scene of the tense series
Cheeky: Between scenes Rupert and the cast were given protective visors to ensure they were adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines
The serious plot of the drama revolves around Friend’s character – junior Government Minister James Whitehouse – being accused of raping a political aide with whom he had been having an affair, with Sienna playing his wife Sophie.
The role of the aide, called Olivia, is thought to be played by Charlie Angels actress Naomi Scott, according to Recapped, but her role has not been officially confirmed.
The cast of the six-part series, which Netflix describes as ‘an insightful and suspenseful series about sexual consent and privilege’, also includes Downton Abbey actress Michelle Dockery as the high-flying prosecutor.
Keeping busy: Sienna was seen on set filming the drama over the weekend, following doubts around whether production would go ahead this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Dark: The serious plot of the drama revolves around Friend’s character – junior Government Minister James Whitehouse – being accused of raping a political aide
Upset: Sienna takes on the role of his devastated wife Sophie, who is determined to prove his innocence
Need some help? At one point the actress needed a hand ditching her high heels in favour of comfy fur-lined boots
Sophie (Sienna) is convinced that he is innocent and will do whatever it takes to protect her family in the wake of the scandal.
Meanwhile, criminal barrister Kate (Michelle) is equally convinced that James is guilty and is determined to see he pays for his crimes.
It is being directed by SJ Clarkson, with David E. Kelley, the man behind the new Sky drama The Undoing starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant, acting as writer, showrunner, and executive producer.
Preparing: The crew assisted Sienna in getting ready to film the scene, by ditching her cosy cover-ups
Nice and warm: The cast attempted to wrap up on their breaks between scenes due to the chilly December weather
Shocking: In the series, Rupert’s character is accused to sexually assaulting the young aide, with whom he’d been having an affair
Sinister: Both Whitehouse and his wife Sophie (Rupert left and Sienna right) are determined to prove his innocence, with the series depicting the dramatic trial and its aftermath
To be cast: The role of the aide, called Olivia, is thought to be played by Charlie Angels actress Naomi Scott, but her role has not been officially confirmed
Coming soon: Anatomy Of A Scandal is based on the acclaimed 2018 bestseller by former political journalist Sarah Vaughan
Exciting: Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery takes on the role of the prosecutor, determined to prove Whitehouse is guilty
Changes: It’s thought the series could focus on a different political scandal each season in an anthology style, similar to BBC’s A Very English Scandal according to Deadline
It’s thought the series could focus on a different political scandal each season in an anthology style, similar to BBC’s A Very English Scandal according to Deadline.
Michelle was most recently seen in the AppleTV+ series Defending Jacob alongside Chris Evans, where she played a mother dealing with an accusation that her 14-year-old son is a murderer.
Sienna starred in drama film Wander Darkly this year while she also appeared as Roger Ailes’ wife Beth in the miniseries The Loudest Voice released last year.
Rupert was last seen in the CBS All Access series Strange Angel, which was axed in November 2019, and also starred in Showtime’s Homeland until 2018.
Screen star: Rupert was last seen in the CBS All Access series Strange Angel, which was axed in November 2019, and also starred in Showtime’s Homeland until 2018
Out soon: It is being directed by SJ Clarkson, with David E. Kelley, the man behind the new Sky drama The Undoing starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant
Different part: Sienna starred in drama film Wander Darkly this year while she also appeared as Roger Ailes’ wife Beth in the miniseries The Loudest Voice released last year