Tom Hardy Promises To Do ‘Very Foolish Things’ In New Trailer For ‘Taboo’ Miniseries

Tom Hardy is heading to the small screen in the new miniseries “Taboo”.

Set in 1814, Hardy stars as James Keziah Delaney, a man who has returned home to London following a journey into the deepest parts of the African continent. Discovering he has inherited a mysterious legacy from his father, Delaney must quickly learn to navigate through dark territories and escape his enemies when he finds himself in a face-off against the East India Company as he wages a war between Britain and America.

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This isn’t the first time Hardy has ventured into the world of television.  Early on in his career he had a part in the ensemble war drama “Band Of Brothers” opposite other young up-and-comers including Michael Fassbender, Damian Lewis, James McAvoy, Dominic Cooper and Simon Pegg.  More recently, the “Mad Max: Fury Road” star has appeared opposite Cillian Murphy in the British gangster epic “Peaky Blinders”.

Not only is Hardy the star, he also co-created the series with his father, Chips Hardy, and his “Locke” director-writer Steven Knight.  Executive-produced by Ridley Scott, the gritty series will debut on FX in early 2017.  Watch the new teaser trailer below.



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