Taboo Season 2: Taboo, the British drama series, is officially returning for a second season, confirmed by BBC. The first season of eight-part series, from Scott Free London and Hardy Son & Baker, premiered on BBC One in the UK and FX in the US. The period drama from Tom Hardy and Steven Knight, who also created Peaky Blinders, will return for the second run.
The storyline of the series, set in 1984, has Tom Hardy as James Delaney, who returns from England after twelve years in Africa to unfold a family conspiracy, following the death of his father. However, he needs to uncover the dark story of a family to avenge his father’s death.
Just like the first season, BBC has ordered for a brand new 8 episodes which will have Leo Bill, Jessie Buckley, Onna Chaplin, and Stephan Graham. Kinght is very much exited about his return, said, “We think it has got a two and a three certainly, that’s the plan. After that, who knows? This series is eight parts – it’s a lot of time.”
When asked about his collaboration with BBC and FX, Tom Hardy commented, “We are grateful and excited to continue our relationship with the BBC and FX in contributing towards British drama. Fantastic news.”
“We’re thrilled people want to know what happens next and that the BBC and FX are up for more adventures with the devil Delaney and the league of the damned,” added executive producer, Sir Ridley Scott.
The Taboo Season 2 is expected to air on BBC One and FX in early 2018.