Tom Hardy Event Series “Taboo” Adds Michael Kelly And Jonathan Pryce

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Filming for the eight-part event series  has gotten underway this week in London for One and FX as production adds and to the cast. The series stars and was created by , who previously worked on Peaky Blinders together. 

Hardy plays James Keziah Delaney who returns to 1814 London after 10 years in Africa to discover that he has been left a mysterious legacy by his father. Driven to wage war on those who have wronged him, Delaney finds himself in a face-off against the East India Company, whilst playing a dangerous game between two warring nations – Britain and America. 

Kelly will play American doctor Dumbarton and Pryce will be Sir Stuart Strange, the head of the East India Company. They join Oona Chaplin and David Hayman. 

The series is directed by with ’s London and Hardy’s Son & Baker producing. is handling worldwide distribution outside of the UK. Scott and will executive produce for while Hardy and executive produce for Son & Baker. Knight will be executive producing while is producing. 

Kelly is best known for his work on Netflix’s House Of Cards and CBS series Person Of Interest. He can currently be seen in theaters opposite Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts in Secret In Their Eyes. 

Pryce most recently has been starring in HBO’s Game Of Thrones as the High Sparrow and in theaters in Woman In Gold and Listen Up Phillip.

Kelly is repped by and

Pryce is repped by and Julian Belfrage Associates in the UK. 

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