Gillian Anderson to lead cast of BBC Two drama ‘The Fall’

Gillian Anderson (The X Files) will star in The Fall, a new five-part psychological thriller series for BBC Two.

Written by Allan Cubitt (The Runaway, Murphy’s Law, Prime Suspect), The Fall tells the story of a Belfast serial killer and the female Detective Superintendent, DSI Gibson (Anderson), who is brought in to catch him.

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Ben Stephenson, Controller, BBC Drama Commissioning, commented: “The Fall is a unique, forensic and characterful take on a classic genre that continues BBC Two’s commitment to original British drama in 2012. Cubitt’s rich and complex psychological thriller combined with another compelling performance from Gillian Anderson will keep viewers on the edge of their seats.”

Filming will begin in Belfast next month.

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