FX announced the premiere date for Tom Hardy‘s “Taboo” on Tuesday.
The series — which was created by Hardy, Steven Knight, and the actor’s father, Chips Hardy — will premiere on January 10. Set in 1814, it follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed.
Long believed to be 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 enemies are lurking in every dark corner. James must navigate increasingly complex situations in order to escape with his life.
The series also stars Jonathan Pryce, Oona Chaplin, Stephen Graham, Michael Kelly, Jessie Buckley, David Hayman, Tom Hollander, Jason Watkins and Franka Potente.
Chips Hardy also serves as the show’s consulting producer. Executive producers on the series are: Ridley Scott and Kate Crowe for Scott Free; Tom Hardy and Dean Baker for Hardy Son & Baker; and Knight, with Timothy Bricknell producing.
This is the third collaboration between Knight and Hardy, who previously worked together on the series “Peaky Blinders” and the movie “Locke.”
“Taboo” is produced by Scott Free and Hardy Son & Baker for FX and BBC One with Sonar Entertainment distributing worldwide outside the U.K.