Taboo (Taboo Season 2) is a popular BBC series drama that aired on BBC One. The first season of the series televised on 7 January 2017 in the FX channel on the United States. Now there is also a second season of the series planned and its announcement made in 2017. The creators of the series are Steven Knight and Tom Hardy. Hardy’s father Chips Hardy is also one of the creators of the show. The story divided into eight parts and set in the year 1814. It received lots of positive reviews for the performance of Hardy, the story, and the presentation. To know more about this extraordinary series continue reading.
When is the release date?
The filming of season two of Taboo started in 2018. But it got delayed in the middle and only got completed in 2019. Therefore we can assume that it will release in the middle of 2020. But if the coronavirus pandemic and the quarantine rules continue it will only release next year.
The plot of Taboo
The story is set in London during 1814. The time is harsh. James Delaney the role played by Tom Hardy comes back to England after living twelve years in Africa. He has four stolen diamonds with him. His father is dead and the war has ended. The negative and positive sides of England depicted in detail in the series. In the nineteenth century, there is political as well as business corruption so living is hard. The gangs, life of the working class, and the rise to luxury are clearly shown.
What we can expect?
In season one of Taboo, we saw James and his friend sailing to America. There are going to the new destination that will make up the plot of season two. The creator revealed that there are going to be explosive stuff in the new season so it is definitely going to be interesting. With his crew, James is going to a new place and many people get drawn to him. The creator answered that there is a strange nobility in him even though he is no-so –polish.
The crewmen of the boat are also honest and good. The new season will also revolve around the spy organization ‘Colonnade’. The main character will discover his identity in America. He might also get contact from the Native Americans and the tribe his mother hailed from. Some of the other mysteries will also get revealed in the new season.
What about the trailer?
The trailer of the new season is not yet out. But if it releases you can find it here.
The cast details
- Tom Hardy plays as James Keziah Delaney. He is the son of Horace Delaney
- Leo Bill plays as Benjamin Wilton who is the officer working for East India Company
- Jessie Buckley plays as Lorna Delaney who is the widow of Horace Delaney.
- Oona Chaplin plays as Zilpha Geary who is the half-sister of James.
- Stephen Graham plays as Atticus who is the informer of Delaney.
- Jefferson Hall plays as Thorne Geary who is the husband of Zilpha working as an insurance broker.
- David Hayman plays as Brace the obedient servant of Horace.
Taboo season 2 will reveal some historical details about the 19 century England and America. So be ready to time travel to a different time period.
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