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Killing Eve 

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A security operative hunts for an assassin. Based on the Villanelle novellas by Luke Jennings.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Sandra Oh ...  Eve Polastri 8 episodes, 2018
Jodie Comer ...  Villanelle 8 episodes, 2018
Fiona Shaw ...  Carolyn Martens 8 episodes, 2018
Kim Bodnia ...  Konstantin Vasiliev / ... 8 episodes, 2018
Sean Delaney ...  Kenny Stowton 7 episodes, 2018
Kirby Howell-Baptiste ...  Elena Felton 7 episodes, 2018
Owen McDonnell ...  Niko Polastri 7 episodes, 2018
Darren Boyd ...  Frank Haleton 4 episodes, 2018
David Haig ...  Bill Pargrave 3 episodes, 2018
Aaron Vodovoz ...  Prison Guard 3 3 episodes, 2018
Sonia Elliman Sonia Elliman ...  Madame Tattevin 3 episodes, 2018
Andrei Zayats ...  Concierge 2 episodes, 2018
Susan Lynch ...  Anna 2 episodes, 2018
Ken Nwosu ...  Max Sanford 2 episodes, 2018
Billy Matthews Billy Matthews ...  Dominik Wolanski 2 episodes, 2018
Olivia Ross ...  Nadia 2 episodes, 2018
Zhenya Leverett ...  Agniya 2 episodes, 2018
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Storyline

Eve is a bored, whip-smart security services operative whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle, is a talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. These two fierce women, equally obsessed with each other, will go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse, toppling the typical spy-action thriller.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

8 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Killing Eve See more »

Filming Locations:

Tuscany, Italy See more »

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Sid Gentle Films See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Some scenes filmed in Reading Prison, Berkshire during October 2017 See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Awkwafina/Travis Scott (2018) See more »

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Killing Eve: A Satisfying, Oddly Hilarious Thriller
22 April 2018 | by aaronredisSee all my reviews

WOW! Wow, wow, wow! You guys are definitely going to want to give this show a try! It's so intriguing, refreshing, engaging, and oddly / darkly humorous. This series shows a lot of promise and I really hope it stays on this track, because if it does, it will definitely become a favorite.

Now that we have my initial impressions out of the way, here's what I will say:

I am so impressed with this show. I'll be honest, I wasn't expecting to like it, but, boy, does this first episode impress. I don't think you'll be disappointed.

Something about this show has me oddly hooked Something about it leaves me wanting MORE! I love the music choices, the acting is superb, and so is the directing. All excellent.

Another thing: this show has some odd sense of humor and I LOVE it! I found myself laughing, and that was the last thing I expected.

Several times, I thought to myself: OMG why am I laughing at this right now? I'm a terrible human being!

Perhaps the best part of this is show's cast is seeing that Sandra Oh finally got the role she deserves. She kills all of her scenes -- just like everyone else -- but it's clear to see she sticks out from the rest of the cast. -I was so happy when she appeared on one my most favorite shows last year, "American Crime," but her appearance was less than a guest appearance. (I bet that was due to the budget cuts and reduced season length, which ultimately led to season 3's different set up that many hated but I personally loved.) For that reason, though, I was disappointed in not seeing her as much, but she still amazed me and did so great with Regina King. I've been missing "American Crime" so much, and I think this show can fill that void in some aspects. Oh is just amazing.

Speaking of Oh, I started watching this solely because she's in it. And I am so pleased it's actually an awesome show.

I'll surely be sticking around for this one. I'm even happier to know that there will be a season 2 because I'm interested in seeing where this is going.

I give "Killing Eve" an 8.5/10.


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