Taboo Season 2: Release Date, Cast, Plot, And Every Detail!

Over the years, the BBC has brought many amazing shows at our disposal. These include the likes of Sherlock, Peaky Blinders, Dragon’s Den, and The Voice UK. In 2017, it brought us yet another spectacular show. Produced by Scott Free London and Hardy Son & Baker, Taboo debuted on FX in January 2017.

Taboo tells the story of James Delaney, who returns to England after 10 years to attend his father’s funeral. But he later discovers that his father died under mysterious circumstances. As a result, John sets out to investigate his father’s death while trying to reclaim his family’s pride.

With an IMDb rating of 8.4/10 and the Tomatometer at 74%, the show has been a smash hit. It has been 3 years since the release of Season 1 and the fans are now desperate for the second season. And for Tom Hardy fans, the BBC show is officially renewed for season 2.


Release Date

It took almost 3 years for BBC to renew Taboo for a second season. However, there has been NO announcement regarding the release date for the second season. Similarly, production status is also unknown. As per several reports, the second season is likely to come out by the end of 2020. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, it can be postponed or delayed.

What To Expect From Season 2?

The show is set in 1814 England. James Delaney suddenly returned to England to attend his father’s funeral after being away in Africa for 10 years. James was originally presumed dead. But he has returned after being molded by his adventures in the darkest of places James has discovered that his father died a suspicious death. Hence, James sets out to investigate his father’s mysterious death while trying to regain his family’s pride.

At the end of season 1, Delaney and his organization proceeded towards the shores of America. Therefore, the second season will focus on what happens with Delaney and his men when they arrive in America. The war with the United States has come to an end. James will dig deeper into his mother’s native heritage in the coming season. We will finally get to see the mystery behind James’ tattoo. Simultaneously, the second season is likely to reveal James’ vague past and explain his absence for 10 years.


Cast: Who Will Return For Season 2?

The show cannot be complete Tom Hardy who is set to reprise his role as James Delaney. With no major exits in the previous season, this is how the cast stands for season 2:

  • Tom Hardy as James
  • Leo Bill as Benjamin
  • Oona Chaplin as Zilpha
  • Franka Potente as Helga
  • Jefferson Hall as Thorne
  • Jessie Buckley as Lorna
  • David Hayman as Brace
  • Edward Hogg as Michael

New characters are expected to join the cast. However, the details regarding that are still unknown.

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