Sky renews Tin Star for Season 3
Staff Reporter | On 21, Mar 2019Reading time: 2 mins
Sky has renewed Tin Star for Season 3.
The series, which is created by British writer Rowan Joffe and stars Tim Roth, follows police chief Jim Worth (Tim Roth), who starts a new life with his beloved wife Angela (Genevieve O’Reilly) and their daughter Anna (Abigail Lawrie) in the peace and quiet of the remote Rocky Mountains. However, the tranquillity proves short-lived, as the arrival of huge numbers of workers from a new oil refinery leads to a wave of drugs, prostitution and organised crime.
Season 2 concluded this month on Sky Atlantic, and now, within a week of that finale airing, Sky has ordered a third and final chapter of the Worth family’s story, with Roth, O’Reilly and Lawrie all reprising their roles. Season 3 will follow the Worth family as they return to the UK to confront their past.
Tin Star is produced by Kudos, the makers of Broadchurch, Grantchester, Humans and Gunpowder, part of The Endemol Shine Group, and Gaumont UK, the London-based subsidiary of the US Narcos producer. Executive producers are Alison Jackson, Paul Gilbert and Rowan Joffe.
Cameron Roach, Director of Drama at Sky, says: “We are thrilled to announce a final season of Tin Star. The combination of Rowan’s imagination and the central performances led by Tim Roth mark Tin Star as a standout example of British creativity. Returning alongside our original series such as Britannia and Riviera, as well as forthcoming titles Catherine the Great, Little Birds and Gangs of London, we’re demonstrating our commitment to bring ambitious, local, stories with global appeal to Sky customers.”
Joffe adds: “A show creator and writer’s work is only as good as his team: and I am very grateful to have another chance to write for Tim Roth, Genevieve O’Reilly and Abigail Lawrie – and executive producer Alison Jackson. An awe-inspiring roster of talent and a chance to deliver our best season yet.”
Tin Star Season 3 is the latest in a string of recent commissions as Sky continues to invest in original productions. Forthcoming dramas that will air in 2019 include Catherine The Great, Chernobyl, Temple and Riviera 2.
Production on the six-part final season will begin later this year in Liverpool.