Cillian Murphy in Misterman
(© Colm Hogan)
Cillian Murphy in Misterman
(© Colm Hogan)
Cillian Murphy, who won a Drama Desk Award this past season for his performance in the solo show Misterman, will star in the BBC Two drama, Peaky Blinders, according to Deadline.com.

The six-part miniseries is created by Steven Knight, and is set in 1919 Birmingham. It centers on a family of gangsters, with Murphy playing their leader, Tommy.