‘Killing Eve’: Phoebe Waller-Bridge to Produce Season 2 With New Writer, Directors (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 7/27/2018 | Stewart Clarke
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As Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer are resuming their cat-and-mouse game in the second season of BBC America hit “Killing Eve,” Emerald Fennell is taking over from Phoebe Waller-Bridge as lead writer on the show, and two women have joined the directing team.

Waller-Bridge is in demand as a writer and actor, with her breakout hit “Fleabag” also entering its sophomore season. She landed an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for “Killing Eve.” She will remain actively involved as executive producer on the new season, which has started shooting in Europe.

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Lead writing duty now goes to writer-actor Fennell, who will serve as an executive producer and is best-known for her role in the BBC and PBS series “Call the Midwife.” Waller-Bridge brought Fennell on board, and was also instrumental in attaching two new directors to the series, Lisa Bruhlmann (“Blue My Mind”) and Francesca Gregorini (“Electric Dreams”). Damon Thomas returns as a director and executive producer.

The first season was shot across Europe, and the second season will shoot in locations including Amsterdam, London and Paris.

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“With ‘Killing Eve,’ Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and the enormously talented team created something that cut through the noise with the same elegant efficiency as a poisoned hairpin,” said Sarah Barnett, president of BBC America. “We are...
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