Naomie Harris to star with Jude Law in new Sky/HBO drama The Third Day

The six-part series centres on a mysterious island off the British coastline

The Third Day cast

James Bond star Naomie Harris is set to join forces with Jude Law for a new Sky/HBO mystery drama series.

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Called The Third Day, the show will follow the story of a peculiar island off the British coast, a land where its inhabitants are determined to preserve their traditions at any cost.

Although told across six-parts, Sky says the limited series will be split across two distinctive parts, the first of which, Summer, sees a man called Sam (played by Law) drawn to the island.

The second half of the story, called Winter, will follow a strong-willed outsider named Helen (played by Harris) who comes to the island seeking answers. However, her arrival sparks a “fractious battle to decide its fate”.

Penned by Dennis Kelly, the writer behind Utopia and Pulling, The Third Eye will be helmed by BAFTA-winning directors Philippa Lowthorpe (The Crown) and Marc Munden (National Treasure)

The six-part limited series will air in the UK and Ireland next year on Sky Atlantic and on streaming service NOW TV.

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Alongside The Third Day, Harris is also set to star in the upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die, reprising her role of Eve Moneypenny.