BBC drama The Fall is currently recording in Belfast for the second series.
The Fall picks up where series one left off, with six hour-long episodes and Anderson at the helm as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson continuing her increasingly desperate hunt for the serial murderer Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan).
Written by Allan Cubitt the production became BBC Two’s biggest drama series to launch in over a decade with nearly five million viewers across the series.
Despite Gibson and Spector never actually meeting on screen, the chemistry between the two characters was electric and the escalating rivalry became the lynchpin of the first season and left the audience crying out for more. – BBC Two
The story picks up immediately from where series one left off, with Gibson in pursuit of Spector. A personal link from Spector’s past opens up some clues for Gibson but provokes Spector in way that threatens to jeopardise the whole investigation. Gibson is forced to take ever greater risks but the closer she comes to capturing him, the more Spector trespasses into her private world, delighting in taunting and provoking her. As the net gradually tightens around him he becomes psychologically ever more dangerous and destructive.
I’m over the moon to be back in production with this team again and to step into the shoes of the elusive Stella for what promises to be an even darker second season. – Gillian Anderson
Also returning to the drama is John Lynch as ACC Jim Burns and Bronagh Waugh as Spector’s wife Sally-Ann. The Fall is a Fables Limited production in association with Artists Studio with funding from Northern Ireland Screen supported by Invest NI and part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
I’m delighted to be back in production for the second series of The Fall. Allan Cubitt has outdone himself, and the scripts are stunning. – Jamie Dornan