Second Trailer & Clip For ‘Taboo’ Starring Tom Hardy Arrive

A second trailer for the upcoming period drama series Taboo has been released by BBC. The mini-series stars Tom Hardy as Delaney, a wild loner who returns to his home in England to take on the East India Company set in the early 1800s. Hardy also serves as Executive Producer for the show along with Ridley Scott, and Steven Knight, the creator of Peaky Blinders and the director of the critically acclaimed Locke.

The miniseries also stars Game of Thrones stars Oona Chaplin, and Jonathan Price along with Michael KellyDavid Hayman, and Leo Bill.

Taboo premieres on January 10th on FX and BBC One.

Video Courtesy : BBC via YouTube

Here’ the preview from episode 1 of the show :

James (Tom Hardy) steps inside the brothel to reclaim his property. Helga (Franka Pontente) makes an offer of girls or boys. but James will not be swayed and threatens Helga.

Here’s the official synopsis for the miniseries :

Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father’s legacy is a poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder, and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.

Taboo is based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father Chips Hardy who is also the show’s consulting producer.

Ridley Scott’s Scott Free London and Tom Hardy’s Hardy Son & Baker are producing for FX and BBC One with Sonar Entertainment distributing worldwide outside the UK. Executive producers are Ridley Scott and Kate Crowe for Scott Free, Tom Hardy and Dean Baker for Hardy Son & Baker, and Steven Knight, with Timothy Bricknell producing. Taboo is directed by Kristoffer Nyholm and reunites Hardy and Knight for their third collaboration following Locke and Peaky Blinders.

In addition to his work in The Revenant, Tom Hardy most recently played the lead role in the Oscar-nominated Mad Max: Fury Road. Ridley Scott’s The Martian is currently nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Motion Picture of the Year.

Taboo Poster 1

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