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Kelly Macdonald to Star in the BBC/Netflix Series 'Giri/Haji'


  • Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire, Black Mirror) to star in Giri/Haji, an eight part series that will air on the BBC in the UK and internationally via Netflix.

  • Plot summary: A middle-aged Tokyo detective goes to London to seek out his wayward brother, who is believed to be posing as a member of the Yakuza and wanted for murder.

  • Macdonald will play a London-based policewoman and forensics lecturer who forms an unlikely friendship with the detective.

  • The series will be shot in the UK and Toyko, in English & Japanese, and is described as a dark, character-driven crime story.

  • Macdonald's other upcoming projects include Puzzle and Holmes and Watson.


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Always happy to see BE alumni getting work, hopefully it's good.
Tags: actor / actress, casting / auditions, netflix, pilot / in development, television - bbc
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