What you need to know
- Alexander Siddig has signed on to star alongside Charlie Hunnam in Shantaram.
- The actor will play Khader Khan, the "revered kingpin of Bombay's underworld who acts as a surrogate father to Lin."
The upcoming Apple TV+ series Shantaram has found its co-star.
As reported by Deadline, Alexander Siddig, best known for his roles on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Game of Thrones, has signed on to star opposite Charlie Hunnam in the international drama series. The actor will play Khader Khan, the "revered kingpin of Bombay's underworld who acts as a surrogate father to Lin."
The series had finished shooting two episodes of the ten-episode first season back in February of 2020, but production was shut down due to the pandemic. According to the report, production is set to resume in May to finish the rest of the season.
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It is currently unclear when production will wrap up or when the series could see a premiere on Apple TV+.
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