Exclusive: BBC Two is planning to launch their new five part thriller series The Fall in either late September or early October, sources at the channel confirm exclusively to TVWise. The drama series’ first season consists of five episodes and it was recently revealed that BBC America is considering airing the series in the United States.
The Fall was created by Allan Cubitt and revolves around a PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) investigation in Belfast into a string of Murders. After the PSNI are unable to make any progress on the case(s), Detective Superintendent Gibson, who is on secondment from London’s Metropolitan Police Service, arrives at the Belfast police station to review the murder investigation and close the case. The drama series stars Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson and Jamie Dornan (Once Upon A Time) as Paul Spector, a serial killer who is terrorising the city of Belfast. Also starring in the series is Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Bronagh Waugh (Hollyoaks), Niamh McGrady (Upstairs Downstairs), Gerard McCarthy (Hollyoaks), Emmett Scanlan (Hollyoaks), Karen Hassan (Hollyoaks), John Lynch (The Jury), Simon Delaney (Roy) and Séainín Brennan (Hidden).
Filming is currently underway on the series in Belfast, Northern Ireland and is set to wrap in June. TVWise will bring you the premiere date for The Fall just as soon as it is announced by BBC Two.