Pasadena, CA -- Acclaimed actor Tom Hardy gives credit to his dad, writer Edward Hardy, for making possible his current foray into TV drama as creator, star and executive producer of Taboo,first seen on BBC One and now being telecast on FX. In fact, he says the eight-part series, set in 1814, began with a conversation at his kitchen table with his dad about an idea he originally thought “might make an interesting hour of television.” It soon expanded to eight with his father at the helm.
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