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Anderson is back on beat with serial thriller

Gillian Anderson returns to her role as tough Detective Stella Gibson as she is seen for the first time working on the second series of thriller The Fall.

The star began work this week on the series which is being filmed in Belfast as she is once again on the trail of serial killer Paul Spector – played by Jamie Dornan, who will play Christian Grey in Fifty Shades Of Grey.


The new series of six hour-long episodes picks up where the other left off, as she continues her hunt for the twisted social worker Spector.

Although the pair never met on screen, Gibson and Spector's taunting and pursuit gripped viewers to make it BBC2's biggest new drama launch for a decade.

Anderson said: "I'm over the moon to be back in production with this team again and to step into the shoes of the elusive Stella for what promises to be an even darker second season."

Co-star Dornan said: "I'm delighted to be back in production for the second series of The Fall. Allan Cubitt has outdone himself, and the scripts are stunning."