Deadline Hollywood exclusively reported that two new writers are joining second season’s writing team. (Humans, Black Mirror) and (The Man in the High Castle) are joining , a British spy author, and , British writer.

The show has not yet been officially recommissioned but the foursome are reportedly in ‘full swing, working on plots for the “slowly developing” drama’.

The news come after Cumming’s joining Orton in penning the 2nd season for The Ink Factory-produced John Le Carré spy thriller emerged on an interview with Event Magazine.

Le Carré did not write a sequel to The Night Manager but he has given his blessing for the second season. On anything else Cumming “has sworn to secrecy”.