It is an eight part drama series created by Steven Knight (who also made Peaky Blinders) and produced by Ridley Scott, Knight and Hardy. Hardy and Knight had previously collaborated for the movie Locke and the series Peaky Blinders. It will be telecast in America on FX starting from the 10th of Jan. BBC will telecast it from the 7th of the same month.
Set in 1814, Tom plays the heir of a shipping empire who is taken for dead. He comes back to claim his legacy, avenge his father's death and avoid being hunted down by his dad's enemies. It also stars Jonathan Pryce, Oona Chaplin, David Hayman and Michael Kelly.