Production has begun on the third and final season of the crime drama Top Boy. Netflix took over the series in November 2017 after it was cancelled by Channel 4 in the UK. Actors Barry Keoghan and Brian Gleeson will join cast members Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Simbi Ajikawo, Jasmine Jobson, Saffron Hocking, and Araloyin Oshunremi for the final season.
The show follows two drug dealers Dushane (Walters), Sully (Robinson), and other black youths who are involved with drug dealing and gangs in London.
Netflix revealed more about the series’ return in a press release.
Production of Top Boy Season 3, the final chapter of the Netflix series, has begun in London.
The final season will feature Barry Keoghan (The Batman, American Animals) and Brian Gleeson (Bad Sisters, Peaky Blinders, Frank of Ireland) who play new characters, Jonny & Tadgh.
Barry and Brian will join the regular cast Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson, Simbi Ajikawo, Jasmine Jobson, Saffron Hocking and Araloyin Oshunremi.
Episodes 1 – 4 will be directed by Myriam Raja, who was previously part of the Top Boy S1 mentee program, with Will Stefan Smith returning to direct the final two episodes.
The show is created and written by Ronan Bennett
Top Boy 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.
A premiere date for the final season of Top Boy will be announced in the future.
What do you think? Are you excited about the return of Top Boy?