Merlin’s Colin Morgan joins cast of BBC2’s ‘The Fall’

Colin Morgan joins the hunt for Paul Spector

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Merlin star Colin Morgan has been cast as a detective in series two of BBC Two’s BAFTA nominated drama, The Fall.

Colin is playing DS Tom Anderson, an officer involved in the hunt for serial killer Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan), and will work closely with Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) when he joins for the final three episodes of the Allan Cubitt drama.

On his new role, Colin said: “I’m delighted to be joining the cast of The Fall for what is going to be an exciting and gripping second series. Allan Cubitt has written exceptional material and I feel very privileged to be working with him and the very talented cast.”

The Fall is a Fables Limited production in association with Artists Studio. It is written and directed by Allan Cubitt, produced by Gub Neal and Julian Stevens with Gillian Anderson, Justin Thomson-Glover and Patrick Irwin acting as executive producers. It is also executive produced by Stephen Wright through BBC Northern Ireland.

The Fall Series 2 is currently filming in Belfast.