Who is in the cast of Killing Eve season two? Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw confirmed to return

Who is in the cast of Killing Eve season two? Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw confirmed to return


KILLING Eve took home multiple wins at the recent Bafta TV Awards, and subsequently held its London premiere of season two just days later.

With fans aware that the new series will be seeing a release date very soon, here’s all you need to know about the cast and who will be reprising their role.

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Killing Eve will return Spring 2019
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Who is in the Killing Eve season two cast?

David Haig and Susan Lynch will not be returning to the second series of Killing Eve after their characters were killed off in season one.

Haig played Eve’s co-worker Bill Pargrave who is stabbed to death by Villanelle in a nightclub.

Lynch was Anna, Villanelle’s former lover who kills herself.

Villanelle also saw off former lover Nadia (Olivia Ross), in a brutal running over, and Diego, played by Edward Akrout.

So here we run down who’s actually still alive and made it into season two.

Sandra Oh rose to fame as Grey's Anatomy's Christina Yang
Sandra Oh rose to fame as Grey’s Anatomy’s Christina Yang
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Sandra Oh

Sandra, 47, was born July 20, 1971, and is a Canadian actress.

She is best known for her role as Dr Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy.

Her role on the medical drama won her a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Emmy nominations.

The Korean star is back playing the leading role of Eve.

Jodie Comer will play the assassin named Villanelle in Killing Eve
Jodie Comer will play the assassin named Villanelle in Killing Eve
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Jodie Comer

Jodie, 26, was born March 11, 1993, and is an English actress from Liverpool.

She is best known for her roles as Chloe Gemell on the comedy-drama series My Mad Fat Diary and Ivy Moxam in the BBC Three’s Thirteen.

She also played Kate Parks in the acclaimed drama series Doctor Foster.

Jodie returns as Villanelle, a fearsome assassin living a luxurious life thanks to her violent job.

Fiona Shaw, 59, played Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter series
Fiona Shaw, 59, played Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter series
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Fiona Shaw

Fiona, 59, was born July 10, 1958, and is an Irish actress and theatre and opera director.

She is best known for playing Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter films and her role as Marnie Stonebrook in season four of True Blood.

Fiona has also starred in many other films including My Left Foot, Three Men and a Little Lady and Super Mario Bros.

Now, the star is portraying Carolyn Martens in Killing Eve.

Kim Bodnia

Kim Bodnia is a Danish actor best known for playing detective Martin Rohde in The Bridge.

Kim, who was born on April 12, 1965, is also a writer and director.

He was shot dead by Villanelle after she took his daughter hostage in the final episode of series one.

He is listed on imdb as being in series two, so is this flashbacks or has he risen from the dead.

Owen McDonnell 

Owen, 45, is an Irish actor who has starred in Mount Pleasant, My Mother and Other Strangers and Women on the Verge.

He returns as Eve’s husband Niko Polastri.

Sean Delaney

Sean bagged his first major TV acting role when he landed the part of Kenny Stowton in Killing Eve.

He returns for season two as the computer whiz.

Sean was previously on our screens in Midsomer Murders playing Sean Nevins in 2016.

Nina Sosanya joins the Killing Eve cast playing Jess
Nina Sosanya joins the Killing Eve cast playing Jess
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Nina Sosanya

Love Actually actress Nina was born on June 6, 1969, and has also starred in Last Tango in Halifax, Shetland and Marcella.

She played Annie in Love Actually, and worked for PM David, played by Hugh Grant.

Nina joins the cast of Killing Eve in season two as Jess, an experienced intelligence officer.

Edward Bluemel

Edward is a 25-year-old actor best known for The Commuter and The Halcyon.

He also played Marcus Whitmore in Sky One’s adaptation of A Discovery of Witches,

He joins Killing Eve as Hugo, a youngster full of self-entitlement but totally irresistible, who is new in the Counter-Terrorism department of the MI6.


When is Killing Eve on BBC One?

Series two of Killing Eve started airing in the US on April 7, 2019.

Which means that it is likely that us UK fans will be getting to watch the second series pretty soon.

According to Empire Online, it was revealed at a recent UK screening that the show will return in June.

Furthermore, an official premiere for season two was held in London on May 14, 2019, showing clear signs that viewers are not far away from getting an official release date from the TV network.

Fans can breath a sigh of relief as the BBC’s director of content Charlotte Moore revealed that fans will “not have to wait so long next time.”

For the first series UK viewers were left hanging for six months after BBC America had aired the show.

Filming took place in Paris, London and Amsterdam and has already completed.

The first series of Killing Eve launched on BBC One at 9.15pm on Saturday, September 15.

The entire series is currently available to watch on iPlayer.

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