Taboo Season 2: Everything You Need To Know

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TABOO -- "Episode 4" (Airs Tuesday, January 31, 10:00 pm/ep) -- Pictured: (l-r) Oona Chaplin as Zilpha Geary, Jessie Buckley as Lorna Bow. CR: FX

Created by Steven Knight and Tom Hardy, Taboo is a period BBC television drama. The first season was aired on BBC One in the UK on January 7, 2017. After witnessing positive response from the viewers and critics, it was renewed for the second season in the same year.

Taboo Season 1: Plot Details

The first season of Taboo digs deep into the dark side of London in the 19th century, which includes business and political corruption and lower class suffering from it. The series follows the story of a man named James Delaney who, after his father’s death, decides to return to England from Africa with 14 stolen diamonds.

Taboo Season 2: When will it air?

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TABOO; Image Source: BBC

After dropping the first season on January 7, 2017, in the United Kingdom and on January 10, 2017, in the United States, The writers began to think about writing the next season. However, their tight schedules haven’t let them to make space for Taboo in 2018. As for Tom Hardy, he was busy performing in Venom. In 2019, Knight revealed that he is done writing the script, and the fans can expect the filming of the second season in early 2024, but then again, 2024 wasn’t just a good year for filming. So if the filming begins in late 2024, later the series will be premiered sometime in December 2021.

Who will star in the next season?

The star cast of Taboo season 2 includes:

  • Tom Hardy as James Keziah Delaney
  • Jessie Buckley as Lorna Delaney
  • Jefferson Hall as Thorne Geary
  • Oona Chaplin as Zilpha Geary
  • Leo Bill as Benjamin Wilton
  • Stephen Graham as Atticus
  • David Hayman as Brace

And many other cast members are performing different roles.

Related: Taboo Season 2: Will James’ opium dependency take over his plans?

What can we expect from the second season?

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TABOO SEASON 2; Image Source: BBC

Now that the war between Great Britain and the United States has come to an end. The next season will unravel on the secrets of James tattoo. So, the fans will also know his reason behind the fight with East India Company and Mark Gatis’s Prince Regent.