Taboo Season 2: Taboo is a British television series. It is a political and historical fiction mixed with period drama. The premiere of the show took place in BBC for the United Kingdom while the show aired on FX in the United States. Kristoffer Nyholm and Anders Engström are the directors of the series. Both of them have directed 4 episodes each. The series has one season to its name with a total of eight episodes in it. The release of the first season met with positive reviews. The lead actor Tom Hardy, as well as, the pacing of the episodes were particularly praised. The release of the first season took around January 2017.
Taboo Season 2 Release Date
The series was renewed for a second season way back in 2017. Since then there have been many delays with the scripting of the second season. The writers of the show will take the whole year for finalising the script of the second season. Moreover, the pandemic situation has made it worse. All the production works have taken a pause at this moment. Everyone is waiting for the situation to get better. Moreover, there are possibilities of further delay in production as it will get tougher to get the dates of Tom Hardy due to his busy schedule. Before going into lockdown, he was busy with the shooting of Venom 2, which is yet to be completed. The release of the second season will most likely take place by the end of 2021.
Taboo Season 2 Cast
The protagonist of the show is Tom Hardy who plays the character of James Keziah Delaney, Horace Delaney’s son. The series has a very impressive main cast. It includes Leo Bill, Jessie Buckley, Oona Chaplin, Mark Gatiss, Tom Hollander, Stephen Graham, Jefferson Hall, David Hayman, Ed Hogg, Michael Kelly, Jonathan Pryce, Jason Watkins and Nicholas Woodeson.
Taboo Season 2 Plot
The series tries to show the dark side of London during the 19th century. The series was set in 1814. It starts with the return of the protagonist James Keziah Delaney. He comes back to England after being in South Africa for 12 years. He comes back with 14 stolen diamonds. The reason for his return is the death of his dad and because the war with the United States is coming to its climax.