The stars of Line of Duty come back together for the brand new thriller series called The Rig

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The six-part series, the Rig from the Kinloch bravo oil rig off the coast of Scotland, directed by John Strickland, amazon prime video, has confirmed casting for the UK Amazon Original series the Rig (line of duty, bodyguard).

Compston will be playing the character communications officer Fulmer Hamilton, Sandall will play Medic Cat Braithwaite. These stars are seen and known as Steve Arnott and Lisa Mcqueen, respectively, in the BBC drama and reunited.

Game of Thrones will also be well served in the Rig, with Jorah Mormont star Iain Glen as offshore installation manager for Magnus Macmillan, the crew chief, and Owen Teale, who played Alliser Thorne on thrones.

Emilia Hampshire, star of the Schitt Creek, swaps comedy for the stage, while Richard Pepple, leader and crew boss grant dunlin, takes on the role of scientist and oil company rep rose mason, who is a fresh face on the platform.

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Guilt’s Mark Bonnar as Deck Foreman Alwyn Evans, life’s Calvin Demba as Drill Hand Baz Roberts, Gilt’s Emun Elliott as Rig Mechanic, Leck Longman, Abraham Popoola as Rig Cranes’ Driver, Cruella’s Easter Ayodeji, Chef Colin Murchison Des’ Stuart Mcquarrie and Molly Vevers, the Spanish Princess, as Rustback Driver, are also reported to the cast.

“Magnus and his crew are stationed in dangerous waters on the North Sea off the coast of Scotland on the Kinloch bravo oil plant,” the intriguing synopsis notes. A mysterious and enveloping fog is revealed when they are gathered and return to the continent.

“Massive tremors hit the Rig, and they find themselves cut off from all communication with the shore and the outside world. As the crew endeavour to discover what’s driving this unknown force, a major accident forces them to ask questions about who they can really trust. Bonds are broken, allegiances formed, and generational fault lines exposed. The crew of the Bravo will be driven to the limits of both their loyalties and their endurance, into a confrontation with forces beyond their imagination.”

The Rig that is made and built by David Macpherson from Wild Mercury Productions is due to begin filming on a real petroleum platform in Scotland later this month.


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