It won't be the first time he has played the ambitious leader of a criminal empire.
, who played Bane in the final installment of 's Batman trilogy, will appear in the upcoming season of 1920s British crime-land show, Peaky Blinders.
The show has been widely acclaimed. It follows a feared Birmingham gang called the Peaky Blinders, named for their practice of inserting razor blades into the peaks of their caps. Hardy will reunite with fellow The Dark Knight Rises star, .
Hardy's appearance marks increasing US interest in this show - The Weinstein Company having already the TV and VOD rights for the show's first three seasons.
So have you ever heard of this show? Does it sound like something you would want to watch? And with HBO picking up another British series for a US remake - are there any other foreign series you'd like to see given a chance in the US?