'Game of Thrones' and 'Breaking Bad' Alums Join BBC's 'One of Us'

Laura Fraser

Laura Fraser, Kate Dickie and Joe Dempsie are among the ensemble cast of the new thriller, set amid two battling families in rural Scotland.

An ensemble cast of acclaimed British actors, including several familiar faces from the likes of Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad, have joined the cast of One of Us, a new BBC drama series set in rural Scotland.

Laura Fraser, who played the high-strung Lydia Rodarte-Quayle in Breaking Bad, has signed on to star in the series, alongside an ensemble cast that includes Juliet Stevenson (The Village), Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise), John Lynch (The Fall), Adrian Edmondson (War and Peace) and Georgina Campbell (The Ark).

Two Game of Thrones alums, Joe Dempsie (Gendry) and Kate Dickie (Lysa Arryn), have also joined the cast, alongside British veterans Julie Graham (Shetland), Gary Lewis (Outlander) and Steve Evets (Looking for Eric).

The series, which begins shooting on Monday, Aug. 24, is a modern-day thriller set in Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands. It focuses on the Elliot and the Douglas families, who live side-by-side in an isolated town in rural Scotland. When two family members are horribly murdered, relationships are tested as the search for the killer unearths long buried secrets.

Written by The Missing creators Jack and Harry Williams, One of Us will be produced as four, 1-hour episodes by BBC Scotland in association with Two Brothers Pictures for BBC One. Colin Wratten (Waking The Dead) will produce with William McGregor (Misfits) directing. Jack and Harry Williams will executive produce through Two Brothers Pictures alongside Christopher Aird, head of BBC Drama Production England.

BBC Worldwide is handling international sales and will introduce the project to buyers at the MIPCOM international TV trade fair in Cannes this October. 

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