Tom Hardy stars in new BBC miniseries, Taboo, which just got itself a trailer.

Created by Steven Knight, of Peaky Blinders fame, the revenge thriller is c0-produced by Hardy and Ridley Scott, and set in early 1800s London, where Hardy plays an adventurer who returns to Britain from Africa along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.

Featuring eight episodes, the series debuts on BBC One on January 7 in the UK and on FX in the U.S. on January 10.

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Words by Aleks Eror
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