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Irish crime drama Kin renewed for second series by RTÉ
11 Feb 2022 : Nathan Griffin
Clare Dunne and Ciaran Hinds in Kin.
RTÉ has greenlit series two of the gripping gangland drama Kin.

The second season, which will air on RTÉ One and RTÉ Player, will go into production this summer and will again see Irish talent on a global stage with AMC+ picking it up for another season.

A hit with both audiences and critics, series one had a consolidated average of over 621,000 viewers on RTÉ One and to date 2.7 million streams on RTÉ Player, making Kin the most successful drama in Ireland last year. Each week viewers were enthralled by the unravelling of the Kinsella family, which starred Clare Dunne (Herself), Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones), Charlie Cox (Daredevil), and Oscar nominated Ciarán Hinds (Belfast).

The eight-part drama, which is created and directed by charted the lives of the Kinsellas, a small but tight-knit crime family embroiled in a war against a powerful drug kingpin, Eamon Cunningham (played by Hinds). 

"As the home of quality Irish drama, RTÉ is delighted to deliver another series of Kin to Irish audiences. The first series was enjoyed in huge numbers across RTÉ on both television and RTÉ Player, as well as in North America and Scandinavia,” said Dermot Horan Director of Acquisitions & Co-Productions for RTÉ. “We've worked with our international partners to make sure we could answer the call of Irish audiences to deliver another series and to ensure that Irish talent and quality Irish drama is showcased on the world stage. Series two of Kin adds to our strong slate of Irish drama being delivered to audiences over the coming year".

The new season, which begins production this summer, will see the Kinsella’s as the top dogs in Dublin. They have incurred the wrath of an enemy even more dangerous than Cunningham. And where once there was the unbreakable bonds of blood and family, now there is only suspicion, distrust, and resentment. But the greatest threat to the family emerges from within- in the shape of a ruthless, bullying, agent of chaos. Fortunately, from positions of great adversity the boldest plans are often forged. And so, it is with the Kinsellas.   

Kin is produced by BRON Studios and Headline Pictures, in association with RTÉ. AMC+ has acquired the rights to the drama for North America, Australia, New Zealand, Iberia, Latin America, and the UK.   





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