In June 2015, Colin Morgan played mysterious fugitive Leo Elster in Humans, a British-American AMC/Channel 4 eight-part science fiction drama adapted from the successful Swedish series Real Humans.
Humans is a British-American science fiction television series that debuted on 14 June 2015 on Channel 4 and AMC. Written by the British team Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley, based on the award-winning Swedish science fiction drama Real Humans, the series explores the themes of artificial intelligence and robotics, focusing on the social, cultural, and psychological impact of the invention of anthropomorphic robots called “synths”. The series is produced jointly by AMC, Channel 4 and Kudos. Eight episodes were produced for the first series, which concluded on 2 August 2015. The second eight-episode series is scheduled to premiere in the UK on 30 October 2016 and in the US on February 2017.
“ I’m an actor who likes variety, and I’ve been fortunate to have had the opportunity to play vastly different characters in different eras. I really relish that, and getting to immerse myself in different worlds. So it has been quite a year for me so far, going from World War 1, to 1960’s London, to a parallel present day in Humans, and if I can keep jumping around like that, I’ll be quite happy, indeed.” Colin Morgan – READ MORE