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Film­ing is un­der­way on se­ries two of Jodie Comer’s Killing Eve

star Jodie comer is now film­ing the much-an­tic­i­pated

new se­ries…

Look out! Our fab­u­lous be­hind-the-scenes photo shows that dan­ger­ous as­sas­sin Vil­lanelle is back in ac­tion as star Jodie Comer is now busy film­ing the se­cond se­ries of hit spy thriller Killing Eve. Here’s ev­ery­thing

TV Times knows so far…

BBC has the rights

The first se­ries of the Bri­tish-made drama for BBC Amer­ica, based on Luke Jen­nings’ Co­de­name Vil­lanelle novel­las, made its de­but on BBC1, and as a box set on BBC iplayer, in Septem­ber.

‘It’s a genre-bust­ing se­ries that’s had view­ers hooked and crav­ing more,’ says Char­lotte Moore, Di­rec­tor of BBC Con­tent. ‘We’re re­ally ex­cited to have it back next year.’

Who’s back?

Doc­tor Foster star Jodie re­turns as ruth­less but strangely like­able Vil­lanelle, with San­dra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy) repris­ing her role as her neme­sis, se­cu­rity op­er­a­tive Eve Po­las­tri.

Their cat-and­mouse game will again be at the heart of the new se­ries but can

Jodie give us any more clues? ‘I don’t think I can,’ she laughs. ‘The show picks up from where the first sea­son left off, but other than that…’

Fiona Shaw is also back as Carolyn Martens, head of the Rus­sian sec­tion of MI6. Mean­while, there’s no of­fi­cial con­fir­ma­tion yet, but fans are hop­ing Kim Bod­nia will re­turn as Vil­lanelle’s ex-han­dler Kon­stantin.

fresh cast

Last Tango in Hal­i­fax’s Nina Sosanya and

A Dis­cov­ery Of Witches’ Ed­ward Bluemel join the cast, but their roles are un­der wraps for now. The Mighty Boosh star Ju­lian Bar­ratt has landed a guest role.

new writer

Phoebe Waller­bridge (Fleabag) adapted the first se­ries of Killing

Eve and re­turns for se­ries two in an ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer role, with

Call the Mid­wife star Emer­ald Fen­nell tak­ing over as lead writer. Jodie ad­mits the change did un­set­tle her at first.

‘It ini­tially wor­ried me, be­cause Phoebe is so unique and her voice is so dis­tinc­tive,’ she says. ‘You think, “Oh God – is any­one else go­ing to be able to take the reins?”

‘And you have Emer­ald, who is so bril­liant and also a very close friend of Phoebe, so they have a very sim­i­lar sense of hu­mour, and Emer­ald re­ally un­der­stands the char­ac­ters and the tone of the show. I’ve been re­ally ex­cited by the script and where the char­ac­ters go.’

The new se­ries is cur­rently be­ing filmed in lo­ca­tions across Europe, in­clud­ing Paris, Lon­don and Am­s­ter­dam.

in the pink: Jodie sport­ing a new hair hue in lon­don Writer: emer­aldfen­nell

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