It seems too good to be true that we’re getting a second season of “Top Of The Lake,” but it’s indeed happening. Elisabeth Moss is back to reprise her role, Jane Campion is directing once again, but a new crew of actors and behind-the-camera talent are coming on board.
“Game Of Thrones” star Gwendoline Christine (aka Brienne of Tarth), David Dencik, Alice Englert and Ewen Leslie have joined the new season of the show. While details are being kept under wraps for now, last year it was reported that the story would follow Detective Robin Griffin investigating a case in Harbour City, Hong Kong, with the plot also skipping back to Sydney, Australia as well (it’s possible the plot has changed since then). Meanwhile, Garth Davis. who co-directed the first season, won’t be returning. Instead, Ariel Kleiman, who recently helmed the very well received “Partisan” starring Vincent Cassel, will be joining Campion for directorial duties.
It looks like things are moving very quickly, as Deadline adds that the second season will air this year on SundanceTV and Hulu. Just tell us when to tune in, and we’ll be there.