FX has revealed the new Taboo Season 1 video, Starring and executive produced by Tom Hardy, Taboo is based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy, who is also the show’s consulting producer.
Set in 1814, the Taboo miniseries follows James Keziah Delaney (Hardy), 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.
Series is produced by Ridley Scott and Steven Knight, who, with Hardy, created the eight-episode drama, Taboo will premiere in January 2017.