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Sky confirms Tin Star second series

The epic revenge drama starring Tim Roth has been described as a mixture between Breaking Bad and Twin Peaks

Published: Tuesday, 25th September 2018 at 8:54 am

Sky has confirmed that Tin Star will return for a second series – before the first has even begun.

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From the producers of Broadchurch, Tin Star is written by the 28 Weeks Later screenwriter Rowan Joffe, and stars Tim Roth as Jim Worth, a former London detective beginning a new life as police chief of the idyllic town of Little Big Bear in the Rockies.

Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks co-stars as Mrs Bradshaw, the corporate liaison at an oil company, as well as Star Wars actress Genevieve O’Reilly as Jim’s wife, Angela.

Jim’s new-found utopia in the Rockies is shattered by the opening of an oil refinery nearby, which heralds a wave of drugs, prostitution and organised crime in the town.

He takes a stand, unleashing a sequence of (extremely) bloody and tragic events that recall his violent, alcoholic past as the line between hero and villain becomes increasingly blurred.

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Originally published on 4 September 2017

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