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The Fall earmarked for return with new lead roles

By Jonny Bell

Published 05/11/2016

Paul Spector, played by Jamie Dornan
Paul Spector, played by Jamie Dornan

The Fall could return for a fourth series but with new lead characters, one of the show's actors has said.

Lacy Moore, who played Lisa Benedetto in the thriller and who has also appeared in Game of Thrones, said she was due to appear in a new series.

"It's funny because there has been so much stuff online about it being the end of The Fall," she told the Irish Daily Mirror.

"I'm supposed to be back in series four. I have no idea why people are saying it's the end.

"I think they're bringing in new characters to play the leads, but I'm pretty sure they're going forward with another season.

"It's got such a massive fanbase and it really is super popular, so it should go on for another series."

The Fall writer Allan Cubitt has already hinted the show could make a return.

Ahead of the finale of the last series, he told Digital Spy: "I don't think I'm giving much away in saying it's Jamie's last season, but that's not to say that we wouldn't do more of The Fall.

"I do have some thoughts, but I'm quite keen on doing other things as well, so it's not going to be straight away."

The cat and mouse drama saw London detective Stella Gibson, played by Gillian Anderson, pursue Paul Spector, played by Holywood actor Jamie Doran, following a spate of strangulation murders in the city.

Series three ended in a violent, bloody and dramatic fashion, sparking outrage.

Given the nature of the finale, many people speculated that the show would not return.

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