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Cast Announced for Disney+ UK Series Culprits’ Gemma Arterton, Eddie Izzard

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Principal photography on Character 7’s new UK original series Culprits has begun, as per the announcement from Disney+. Culprits is a dark and humorous heist thriller from celebrated executive producer Stephen Garrett (The Undoing; The Night Manager) and film-maker J Blakeson (I Care A Lot, The Disappearance of Alice Creed).

Culprits depicts what happens after a heist, when the team has dispersed but is being pursued by a serial killer one by one. The primary cast of Culprits, which was first announced last year as one of the first UK original series on Disney+ commissioned under the Star brand, has now been confirmed.

Joining the previously announced Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (“Generation“, “Candyman“) who will play the lead role of Joe are Gemma Arterton (“The King’s Man“, “Summerland“) who plays Dianne, Kirby Howell-Baptiste (“Cruella“) who plays Officer, Niamh Algar (“Deceit“, “Raised by Wolves“) who plays Psycho, Kamel El Basha (“The Insult“) who plays Youssef, newcomer Tara Abboud who plays Azar, Kevin Vidal (“Strays“, “Working Moms“) who plays Jules, Ned Dennehy (“The Peripheral“, “Good Omens“) who plays Devil and Eddie Izzard (“Victoria and Abdul“, “Six Minutes to Midnight“) who plays Vincent.

Directors for the series are J Blakeson and Claire Oakley (“Make Up“) who will be directing five and three episodes, respectively.

Culprits is executive produced by Stephen Garrett, created by J Blakeson, and produced by Morenike Williams (“Killing Eve“). Culprits is a Character 7 production and is executive produced by Johanna Devereaux for Disney+.