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Taboo Creator Promises Only 2 More Parts Before Its Conclusion

You can expect more of the Tom Hardy period FX drama Taboo, but dont expect too much more. Series creator and writer Steven Knight said that he sees the story playing out in three parts before its conclusion. I can feel the three acts. The first was the escape. The second will be the journey, the third will be the arrival, and thatll be it, he told HuffPost UK . I dont think the story will be what viewers are expecting, but hopefully theyll enjoy it.   ...Read More... //

Taboo Renewed for Second Season on FX

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16 Taboo Main Characters, Ranked by How Dirty They Are (Photos)

Taboo is an extremely dirty show. Like, not just in the trashy subject matter kind of way but in the the Prince Regent of England looks like a toad and Tom Hardy bites peoples throats out kind of way. And also in the these are not good people kind of way. So were rating the characters of Tabooby dirtinessin all the various kinds of ways, from least to most dirty. ...Read More... //

Taboo': We Finally Know What James Delaney Is So Mad About

(Major spoilers ahead for the seventh episode of the FX limited series Taboo.) Taboo has been, for long stretches, infuriating for its seemingly inexplicable weirdness. James Delaney (Tom Hardy) has been an absolutely crazy person since the start, and the show was slyly holding back why. For a lot of viewers its been too much to bear as Hardys madman who, as Lorna Bow (Jessie Buckley) noted a few weeks back, is someone were really incapable of truly knowing has navigated this bleak world of 1814 London.   ...Read More... //

Taboo': Did Any of That Stuff With the Cornwallis and the East India Company Really Happen?

(Spoiler alert for the sixth episode of FXs Taboo.) George Chichester (Lucian Msamati) returned this week on Taboo, and once again he only played a very small part as he appeared in only two scenes. Though his presence still feels extremely important. So far, though, we arent sure exactly how hes going to matter outside of the delightfully subtle way he calls all the white people hes been dealing with racist. Last week, Chichester met with a representative of the British Crown, who gave him permission to go ahead with his investigation into the sinking of an East India Company ship called the Influence, which Chichester says was illegally engaged in the African slave trade and was sunk intentionally in order to cover up the involvement of prominent Company men. ...Read More... //

‘Taboo’ EP Steven Knight on How Delaney Survives Despite Everyone Trying to Kill Him


Taboo': George Chichester, the Sons of Africa, and the Shows Awesome Black Lives Matter Moment

(Spoilers: Pleasedontread on if you havent watchedTuesdaysepisode of Taboo) Late in the fifth episode of the FX limited series Taboo we meet a black man named George Chichester (Lucian Msamati), who has for nearly a decade been trying to draw the British Crowns attention to a sunken ship called the Influence that Chichester sank with 280 African slaves aboard. Chichesters annual letters had been ignored, stashed, apparently, in a bottom drawer somewhere and forgotten until they were dug up by Solomon Coop (Jason Watkins) during this episode. And Coop wanted to use Chichesters claim against the East India Company. ...Read More... //

Tom Hardy on the First Season of ‘Taboo’ & Creating James Delaney

Created by Steven Knight with Tom Hardy and Chips Hardy, the drama series Taboo is set in 1814 and follows James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy), a man believed to be long dead. After returning home to London from Africa to inherit what’s left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself, he quickly learns just how poisoned his father’s legacy is, as he discovers enemies lurking everywhere. With conspiracy, murder and betrayal all around him, he must unravel a dark family mystery and hope to survive it. While at the FX portion of the TCA Press Tour, Collider got the opportunity to speak with actor/series executive producer Tom Hardy, both during a 1-on-1 interview and after the show’s panel. Hardy talked about how this evolved from an idea for a character into a full-blown TV series, what he finds fascinating about James Delaney, how he approaches his characters, the complex relationship with Delaney’s half-sister, being aware of what was going on, every step of the way, and how he loves all mediums and genres. Be aware that there are some spoilers. READ MORE...

FXs Taboo Nabs Actors From Game of Thrones

As if to quell your appetite during this  longest-ever  Game of Thrones  hiatus , FX has debuted  Taboo , a new drama with a lot in common with the HBO hit — namely, some of the same cast members and some brother-sister loving that goes way beyond familial affection! ....Read More... //

Ovation TV Acquires Versailles Season 2; Taboo Sells To Multiple Territories NATPE

Hoping to build on the success of Season 1, arts network Ovation TV has acquired U.S. premiere rights to the second season of hit series Versailles , from Banijay Rights, the international distribution arm of Banijay Group. The series follows the reign of King Louis XIV, a monarch who will stop at nothing to achieve his vision of creating the most-beautiful palace in Europe and seizing absolute control of France and his enemies. Season one of Versailles debuted on October   ...Read More... //