LONDON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Anna Friel is set to star in a second season of Buccaneer Media's crime thriller Marcella, ITV announced.
Set in contemporary London, the show will continue with eight, hour-long episodes in 2017.
"I was delighted at the reaction to the first season and am thrilled to be revisiting Marcella for ITV. In the second season, the audience will get the opportunity to spend more time in her world, further exploring some of the characters and getting to know them better," said Marcella creator, writer and executive producer Hans Rosenfeldt.
"The combination of Hans's masterful writing, Anna's gripping performance and Buccaneer's superb production team struck a chord with viewers. Naturally, we're delighted to be working with ITV to create a second season of Marcella," added executive producer Tony Wood.
Details regarding guest casting will be announced in the coming months, ITV said.