Phoebe Waller-Bridge to reunite with Fleabag co-actor Andrew Scott in Season 2 of HBO's His Dark Materials

Andrew Scott had previously starred as the 'Hot Preist' opposite Phoebe Waller-Bridge's titular character Fleabag.

Press Trust of India July 26, 2020 15:35:43 IST
Phoebe Waller-Bridge to reunite with Fleabag co-actor Andrew Scott in Season 2 of HBO's His Dark Materials

Actor-writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge is set to reunite with her Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott in the second season of HBO's His Dark Materials.

During a Comic Con at Home session, Scott announced that Waller-Bridge will have a small voice role in the sophomore season of the fantasy drama series.

Waller-Bridge will portray osprey dæmon Sayan Kotor of Scott's character John Parry, reported Deadline.

Phoebe WallerBridge to reunite with Fleabag coactor Andrew Scott in Season 2 of HBOs His Dark Materials

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott in Fleabag | Image from Twitter

His Dark Materials is based on author Philip Pullman's fantasy trilogy of the same. In the books, dæmons are the external physical manifestation of a person's "inner-self" that takes the form of an animal.

"What’s beautiful to me about the books is the relationship with the dæmons and, I think this is the first time we are revealing this, but my daemon is going to be played by someone who is very close to me in my real life: a young performer and writer called Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

"The relationship is all about companionship, friendship, and loyalty and that’s what I feel about Phoebe in my real life so it’s wonderful that this is happening," Scott said.

The duo previously featured together in the second season of Waller-Bridge's Fleabag. Scott had starred as the "Hot Preist" opposite Waller-Bridge's titular character Fleabag.

His Dark Materials follows the life of young Lyra, who is an orphan living with the tutors at Jordan College, Oxford. She discovers a dangerous secret that involves Lord Asriel and Marisa Coulter.

In her search for her missing friend, Lyra also uncovers a slew of kidnappings and its link to the mysterious substance called Dust.

The BBC and HBO show stars Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson and James McAvoy in the lead.

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