FX released the first trailer for upcoming eight-episode drama series "Taboo" on Thursday, even as production continues on the production in London.
Starring Academy Award nominee
Hardy also serves as an executive producer on the project, alongside
The trailer is gritty and dark, with a visual style that calls to mind the exquisite cinematography of Steven Soderbergh's Cinemax series "The Knick." "Taboo" promises to be a landmark production for FX, with production values that audiences typically only find on premium cable.
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Feb. 25, 11:11 a.m.: An earlier version of this article stated that the trailer features production values typically found on pay cable. The trailer features production values typically found on premium cable.
Hardy is also responsible for the original story "Taboo" is based on, written with his father Chips Hardy, who serves as a consulting producer.
The series is expected to air sometime in 2017.