Tom Hardy Swears to Do Very Foolish Things in New FX ‘Taboo’ Trailer
It’s been months since FX offered anything new on Tom Hardy’s upcoming limited series Taboo, but if may have been worth the wait. Get a fresh glimpse of good crazy in the eight-part miniseries venture between FX and the BBC, produced by Ridley Scott.
Earmarked for an early 2017 premiere, the series stems from an idea between Hardy and his father Chips, starring House of Cards vet Michael Kelly, Game of Thrones stars Jonathan Pryce and Oona Chaplin, along with David Hayman. So reads the official synopsis:
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.
Hardy also executive produces with Ridley Scott and Locke alum Steven Knight. Watch the first trailer again below, and stay tuned for an official premiere.