Taboo is a British drama television series. Steven Knight, Tom Hardy, and Chips Hardy are the creators of the show. The series released on 7 January 2017, on BBC One in the United Kingdom. It released on 10 January 2017, on FOX in America. The series received positive reviews from the critics and the fans worldwide. It scored a 78% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The show also received nominations for various awards. It won British Academy Television Craft Awards for Best Make-Up & Hair Design in 2018.
The show gained an impressive viewership and face. Earlier the producers announced the release of the second and the third season. It has been very long since the last announcement. Here, we bring to you the latest updates on the second season of ‘Taboo’.
The show features Tom Hardy as James Keziah Delaney. James Keziah is the protagonist of the show. It features the negative aspect of London of the 19th century. The show focuses on the rise of the mafia, the criminals, corruption, and the rise of the richer society. James Delaney returns from Africa to England after twelve years. He brings fourteen stolen diamonds with him. Later his father dies in the war with the United States.
The show features the problems faced by James after his father dies. He has a small patch of land which is under the dispute between Britain and the United States of America. His step-sister anticipates the value of the land after the war ends. She tries hooks and crooks to get the land. Later James Delaney discovers that his father dies due to arsenic poisoning.
Taboo Season 2:
The producers announced the second season of the show back Since the release of the first season, there have been no updates regarding the release of the show. The producers will start the filming of the show most-probably by the next year. We are expecting the second season to come out in 2021.
- Tom Hardy as James Keziah Delaney
- Leo Bill as Benjamin Wilton
- Jessie Buckley as Lorna Delaney
- Oona Chaplin as Zilpha Geary
- Stephen Graham as Atticus
- Jefferson Hall as Thorne Geary
- David Hayman as Brace
- Edward Hogg as Michael Godfrey
- Franka Potente as Helga von Hinten
- Michael Kelly as Edgar Dumbarton
- Tom Hollander as Dr George Cholmondeley
- Marina Hands as Countess Musgrove,
- Jonathan Pryce as Sir Stuart Strange
- Jason Watkins as Solomon Coop
- Nicholas Woodeson as Robert Thoyt