At the Emmys he also won two awards: Best Direction and Best Soundtrack.
Never say never to a favorite series of yours unexpectedly coming back many years later because that’s exactly what happened with The Departed, the series starring Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine.
Although it was conceived as a miniseries, seven years later, the fiction has been based on John le Carré’s novel of the same name and has been renewed for two more seasons with the return of the Loki actor and produced by amazon and bbcas the critically acclaimed series looks to make a move to Prime Video from its original home on AMC.
Production on season 2 is expected to begin later this year in 2023. Rumors of a possible new installment began to surface in 2017 when The Ink Factory, BBC, and AMC stated they were in the early stages of developing a second season. .
However, being revamped meant that the screenwriters had to expand the premise beyond what was previously adapted from le Carré’s novel and, at the time, the author had never before allowed his characters to stray from the plot of the book.
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The story of the first season follows a luxury hotel manager in Cairo and a former British soldier (Hiddleston), who is recruited to infiltrate the inner circle of an illegal arms dealer named Richard Roper (Hugh Laurie). season 2 rumored will continue with Pine today, as he is informed that Roper is dead after he was taken by the Syrians in the season 1 finale, setting Pine up for an even deadlier challenge ahead.
In addition to Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander, Elizabeth Debicki and David Harewood starred in this first season that got three Golden Globes, rewarding Hiddleston, Laurie and Coleman for their work on what was once a miniseries; in addition to two Emmys for its direction and soundtrack. The filming of this new installment is expected to begin at the end of this year 2023.