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Acorn TV Nabs Exclusive U.S. Rights To BBC One’s ‘Line Of Duty’

This is a major coup for Acorn TV. The North American streaming service has secured the exclusive U.S. streaming rights to the upcoming fifth season of BBC One's Line Of Duty in a deal with Kew Media Distribution. They replace Hulu as the U.S. home to Jed Mercurio's thriller.

BBC One’s ‘Line Of Duty’ Adds Stephen Graham As Balaclava Man

Line Of Duty has cast balaclava man. Boardwalk Empire star Stephen Graham has joined the cast of the BBC One thriller for its  six episode fifth season, which is now filming in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Graham plays John Corbett, a pivotal figure in a deadly organised crime group. Known to have links with corrupt police officers and suspected to be under direct command of the shadowy figure known only as 'H'. He becomes a person of interest to AC-12 following an explosive chain of events.

‘Line Of Duty’ Adds Thandie Newton For Season 4

Thandie NewtonLine Of Duty - which is moving from BBC Two to BBC One - has tapped Thandie Newton (RogueThe Slap) to play the new target of AC-12 in the show's upcoming fourth season. Other new cast additions include Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo) as Nick, Roz's husband; Jason Watkins (The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies) as Tim Ifield, the forensic co-ordinator Roz is in conflict with; and Royce Pierreson (Death In Paradise) as DC Jamie Desford, the newest addition to AC-12.