Toby Whithouse gives new ‘Being Human’ vampire hints

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has revealed that he is “very excited” about Aidan Turner’s replacement in the upcoming fourth series of BBC Three’s supernatural drama.

Speaking to SFX at Comic-Con in San Diego last weekend, Whithouse commented on how the new series will address Turner’s departure at the end of Series 3: “We’ve had to create a new vampire character, who we’re going to meet in Episode 1 and will then come into the house in Episode 2.”

The writer added: “We’re very excited about that, we’ve got a fantastic new actor playing that part… And then it becomes a question of the chemistry kinda reforming and the new set up of the house establishing itself.”

Last month it was confirmed that Monroe star Andrew Gower has been cast as a new leading character in Series 4. Having previously appeared alongside Being Human guest star Lacey Turner (EastEnders) in BBC Three’s live TV event Frankenstein’s Wedding… Live In Leeds as Victor Frankenstein in March, Gower will play a vampire named Cutler in the new series.

Following the success of Series 3, Being Human was recommissioned for another eight 60-minute episodes.

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