True Blood alum Stephen Moyer is returning to his native Britain to star in ITV’s four-part drama Safe House. This is the second season for the four-part series that’s produced by Eleventh Hour Films and returns with an all new cast and crime story. The first season starred Christopher Eccleston and aired on ITV in 2015, averaging 6.5M viewers and a 24 share and winning its slot for each of the four hours.
In the new iteration, Moyer will play charismatic yet impulsive ex-cop Tom Brook who runs a police safe house on the rugged coastline of Anglesey, a wild and beautiful sanctuary.
Mr Selfridge‘s Zoe Tapper will play his partner Sam. Their world is turned upside down when news of a shocking crime breaks. Years prior, Tom investigated a series of abductions perpetrated by an assailant known as ‘The Crow,’ who took wives away from husbands as they helplessly watched. On hearing news of a crime bearing the same hallmarks, Tom immediately goes to the scene, revealing to the police that he believes ‘The Crow’ is active again.
Also starring are Dervla Kirwan, (Injustice), Jason Watkins (The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies), Sunetra Sarker (Casualty), Ashley Walters (Top Boy), Sacha Parkinson (Mr Selfridge) and Joel MacCormack (Wolf Hall).
Safe House is written by Ed Whitmore (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) and Tracey Malone (Rillington Place). Marc Evans (Hinterland) is director. Eleventh Hour’s Paula Cuddy and Jill Green will executive produce with shooting to start later this month in Wales, Liverpool and Manchester.
Moyer starred on True Blood from 2008-2014 and was last in Kurt Sutter’s The Bastard Executioner. He’s next up in Fox drama Shots Fired. He’s repped by WME.