As production gets underway on the final season of Netflix’s London drama Top Boy, the streaming giant has revealed that two Irish actors have been added to the cast of the upcoming season.
The season finale will see Barry Keoghan (The Batman, American Animals) and Brian Gleeson (Bad Sisters, Peaky Blinders, Frank of Ireland) feature as new characters, Jonny & Tadgh.
Keoghan and Gleeson will join returning cast members Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Simbi Ajikawo, Jasmine Jobson, Saffron Hocking, and Araloyin Oshunremi.
The show, which is created and written by Northern Irish writer Ronan Bennett, is executive produced by the original creative team – Charles Steel and Alasdair Flind for Cowboy Films, Ronan Bennett for Easter Partisan, and Yann Demange.
Also serving as executive producers are multi-faceted entertainer and producer Drake and his business partner Adel “Future” Nur, LeBron James, Maverick Carter, and Jamal Henderson for The SpringHill. Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson also serve as executive producers on season three.
The first four Episodes will be directed by Myriam Raja, who was previously part of the Top Boy Season One mentee program, while Will Stefan Smith is returning to direct the final two episodes.
Top Boy will return to Netflix in 2023.