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Tom Hardy Joins Season 2 Of BBC Gangster Drama 'Peaky Blinders'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 14, 2014 10:05 AM
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So much television, so little time. One show I've been meaning to catch up with is BBC's "Peaky Blinders," the gangster drama set in the days after World War I that follows the deeds of the dangerous kingpin Tommy Shelby, played by none other than Cillian Murphy. That's right, Cillian Murphy is leading a TV show and I'm somehow not watching it. Well, it looks like some fresh incentive has arrived for everyone to start catching up.

Fall TV Preview: 15 Shows To Look Out For In The Coming Season

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • August 24, 2012 11:56 AM
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With the summer pretty much winding down in every way except the temperature, our thoughts are starting to turn towards the fall line-up. Over the next week or two, as the festival season gears up, we're going to be casting our eye on what to expect not just from Venice, Telluride and TIFF, but also the rest of the movie season in general.

Cillian Murphy To Play Ruthless Gangster In 'Peaky Blinders' Created By 'Eastern Promises' Writer Steven Knight

  • By Simon Dang
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  • August 1, 2012 9:17 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Severely underutilized in recent film such as "In Time" and "Tron: Legacy," though he had a more prominent role in the the thriller "Red Lights" which no one saw, Irish thesp Cillian Murphy is headed to the small screen for a leading role, teaming with "Eastern Promises" and "Dirty Pretty Things" scribe Steven Knight and BBC2 for the six-part period gangster drama "Peaky Blinders" (Memo to BBC: you might want to change that godawful title).

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