Aidan Gillen is among the stellar cast set to star in a new RTÉ crime drama which has begun filming in and around Dublin.

Kin will tell the story of a fictional Dublin family embroiled in gangland war and speaks to the enduring unbreakable bonds of blood and family. It is being made by BRON Studios and Headline Pictures in collaboration with RTÉ and NENT Studios. 

The highly-anticipated drama boasts a top Irish and international cast including Gillen, Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Clare Dunne (Herself, The Last Duel), Maria Doyle Kennedy (Outlander), Emmett Scanlan (Peaky Blinders, Krypton), Sam Keeley (68 Whiskey) and Ciarán Hinds (The Terror).

Peter McKenna (The Last Kingdom, Red Rock), is series showrunner, writer and co-creator. Ciarán Donnelly (Cold Feet, The Tudors, Vikings) is co-creator, and the first block will be directed by Diarmuid Goggins (Silent Witness, Red Rock, Bulletproof).

Kin is also being made in association with Creative Wealth Media and is supported by Screen Ireland and the Broadcast Authority of Ireland (BAI).

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