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Le Tunnel / The Tunnel - Supporting cast announced (incl. GoT and Merlin alumni)

As we know, Clémence Poesy and Stephen Dillane will star in Le Tunnel / The Tunnel as Élise Wasserman (Calais police) and Karl Roebuck (Folkestone police), investing the murder of a politician found in the Chunnel.

Alongside them in recurring roles, there will be :

From left to right : Jeanne Balibar, Cédric Vieira, Sigrid Bouaziz, Mathieu Carrière and Thibault de Montalembert.

- Jeanne Balibar will play Charlotte Joubert, whose husband's troubles lead her into Élise & Karl's path.
- Mathieu Carrière will play Charlotte's husband, Alain.
- Thibault de Montalembert will play the Head of the Calais police.
- No word yet on Cédric Vieira and Sigrid Bouaziz's roles.

From left to right : Joseph Mawle (GoT), Tom Bateman, Angel Coulby (Merlin), Tobi Bakare and Jack Lowden.

- Joseph Mawle will play social worker, Stephen Beaumont.
- Tom Bateman will play journalist, Danny Hillier, who unintentionally becomes caught in the serial killer's web.
- Angel Coulby will play Karl's wife, Laura Roebuck.
- Tobi Bakare will play Chuks Akinade, junior counter-part to Karl.
- Jack Lowden will play Karl's son, Adam Roebuck.

Furthermore, episode 1.02 will feature Keeley Hawes (Upstairs Downstairs) as Suze Harcourt, a drug-addicted care worker to Harriet, interpreted by Bafta-winning actress Liz Smith (The Royle Family).

The 10-episode season is directed by Dominik Moll (Harry, he's here to help, Lemming & The Monk). Shooting starts Monday, it'll last 5 months. A fall première date is eyed for Canal+, it'll probably be the same for Sky Atlantic.

Sources : Canal+ and TVWise.

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