Killing Eve: Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Shannon Tarbet added for season 2


Five new cast members, including Shannon Tarbet and Henry Lloyd-Hughes, have joined BBCA’s Emmy-nominated drama Killing Eve for its second season.

When Killing Eve returns to BBC America for its sophomore run, series stars Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw will be interacting with a batch of new characters. Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Shannon Tarbet were announced today by Deadline as the latest cast additions. They are joining fellow newcomers Nina Sosanya, Edward Bluemel and Julian Barratt.

Lloyd-Hughes has numerous TV, film and theater credits to his name. He is best known for recurring on the British sitcom The Inbetweeners and starring in the British-American drama Indian Summers, which aired on PBS in the States. Lloyd-Hughes’ first movie role was as Roger Davies in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Tarbet has primarily appeared on the stage, most recently at the Royal National Theater in 2014. In 2011, she won Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the inaugural Manchester Theater Awards for playing Becky in Mogadishu.

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Tarbet has also has worked in television. Most recently, she recurred on National Geographic’s Genius and starred in BBC One’s Rellik. On the big screen, Tarbet can currently be seen in Colette.

Killing Eve, which follows MI6 Agent Eve Polastri as she tries to track down notorious assassin Villanelle, garnered significant attention and critical acclaim for its eight-episode first season. The show was renewed for a second season before its BBCA premiere last spring, and it went on to earn two Emmy nominations.

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Oh made history as the first Asian actress to receive a nod for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Series developer Phoebe Waller-Bridge was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for the pilot, “Nice Face.”

Killing Eve also received five nominations ahead of the Television Critics Association Awards and won Outstanding New Program.