Colm Meaney (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Paapa Essiedu (The Miniaturist, Kiri) and David Bradley (Harry Potter, Game Of Thrones) have joined the cast of the ten part Sky Atlantic/Cinemax co-production Gangs Of London
Gangs Of London is set in one of the world’s most dynamic, multicultural cities – one which is torn by the turbulent power struggles of the international gangs that control it. When the head of a criminal organisation is assassinated, the sudden power vacuum his death creates threatens the fragile peace between the intricate web of gangs operating on the streets of the city.
Meaney, Essiedu and Bradley join previously announced cast members Joe Cole, Sope Dirisu, Lucian Msamati, Michelle Fairley, Mark Lewis Jones, Narges Rashidi, Jing Lusi, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Brian Vernel, Orli Shuka, Richard Harrington, Jude Akuwidike and Emmett J Scanlan. Rounding out the cast is Adrian Bower, Valene Kane, Ray Panthaki, Orli Shuka, Darren Evans, Garmon Rhys, Serena Kennedy, Aksel Üstün, Kwong Loke and Constantine Gregory.
The ten episode drama series, which was created by Gareth Evans and Matt Flannery, is being produced by Pulse Films in association with Sister Pictures. Hugh Warren is the series producer, while the directors are Gareth Evans, Corin Hardy and Xavier Gens. The executive producers are Pulse Films’ Thomas Benski and Lucas Ochoa alongside Sister Pictures’ Jane Featherstone and Sky’s Gabriel Silver. Filming is now underway in London.