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Bodyguard: Show wont return until 2020

Written by on January 9, 2019

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Bodyguard: Show wont return until 2020

Bodyguard: PICTURED Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes

Richard Madden has dashed hopes of a quick return for Bodyguard, warning it will not be back until 2020 at the earliest.

Madden scooped the Golden Globe for best actor in a TV drama on Sunday for his performance as protection officer David Budd.

It means the Scottish star, who also appears in Game of Thrones, has becomes a serious player in the entertainment world.

He told the Daily Mail he will return to Los Angeles later this month to consider future projects, joking: ‘If I’m going to sit and read scripts, I’d rather do it here by a pool.

’Madden, who had an affair with the Home Secretary played by Keeley Hawes in Bodyguard, also revealed that a second series – while ‘not an impossibility’ – is at least another year away, with all those involved needing a break.

He stressed that he, writer Jed Mercurio and the production team had ‘all expressed a desire to do more Bodyguards but there needs to be a break’.

Madden insisted: ‘Budd needs a break a sort his life out. You just can’t slap a script together and throw it onto the screen.

It has to be carefully thought through. First of all, what is the story?

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