Peaky Blinders, the gritty crime drama with Cillian Murphy as the fearless and troubled gang leader Thomas Shelby, has been renewed for a third season, and there’s no one better to keep the Peaky Blinders coming than James Frecheville, who stars as Jack Nelson in the newest season of the show. Don’t know who he is? Read on to find out more about the Australian actor’s role in Peaky Blinders, his other notable acting jobs, and how you can watch him work his magic onscreen. Jack Nelson Is Peaky Blinders’ Newest Addition
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James Frecheville Play As Jack Nelson
This year, according to James Frecheville, there will be a lot of changes for Peaky Blinders. As we know from season 3 that a few major characters are no longer with us in Peaky Blinder cast, for example Arthur Shelby and Linda Shelby. So there are some big shoes to fill and it is up to creators and writers of TV series to find new characters that can match on previous ones. One such character is going to be Jack Nelson played by Australian actor James Frecheville.
About The Show
The period crime drama follows a gang in Birmingham, England, after World War I. The four Shelby brothers rise through the ranks of organized crime until they rule over all criminal activity in their city. But after Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) is elected as an MP, he becomes even more powerful and attracts attention from police inspector Chester Campbell (Sam Neill).
Fans will recognize Jack Nelson from his previous roles on BBC’s The Fall and Line of Duty. He also stars in director Scott Graham’s upcoming film Burn Burn Burn. Nelson is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment, Troika Talent Agency and Troika Films.
How To Watch Season 4
Peaky Blinders is still a couple of months away, but now you know when to tune in. Season four will premiere on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer on November 15. It will then air on BBC One from November 20, at 9 p.m., exactly one week after its BBC Two debut. Fans can also watch it via Netflix UK, which will stream season four for UK users within 24 hours of its BBC One airing; that means fans can catch up on all 10 episodes within about three days of their initial broadcast.
Who’s In The Cast?
The cast of Peaky Blinders is a whos-who of rising stars and seasoned actors alike. At its center is Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby, a crime boss in post-WWI Birmingham. His gang, known for its members donning razor blades hidden in their flat caps, becomes one of England’s most powerful crime organizations. Outside of Tommy’s family are two cops with different objectives: DI Chester Campbell (Sam Neill), an old-school detective out to stop mob boss Tommy at any cost; and Inspector John Bates (Joe Cole), who’s more interested in keeping his nose clean than catching criminals. Other core members include Polly Gray (Helen McCrory) as Thomas Shelby’s fiercely loyal wife; Arthur Shelby Jr.
What Happened in Season 3?
Season 3 was packed with bloody and explosive surprises, so you may have missed a few. The biggest shocker came when Arthur Shelby (Paul Anderson) was attacked by enemy gangs at his homecoming party and shot in front of his wife Linda (Kate Phillips). Although he survived his gunshot wound, Arthur lost an eye and is determined to take revenge on those who dared to attack him. If your favorite character is still alive, don’t get too attached just yet; creator Steven Knight has promised that Season 4 will be even darker than its predecessors. In fact, he told Vulture that it’s going to be set three years after [the end of] season three, which means that death—and possibly mutilation—is on its way!
Who’s Jack Nelson?
Jack Nelson is a character from Peaky Blinders , a British historical crime drama set in post-World War I Birmingham, England. The series centers on Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy), a gangster trying to expand his empire and maintain control of it. Jack Nelson is one of Tom’s new recruits; he has joined to help run protection for safe houses and other buildings. Jack is being played by James Frecheville, an Australian actor who also played in Animal Kingdom and The Road Warrior. First of all, it was really different working with [Cillian], he says. Because obviously he’s an iconic figure, so that was kind of bizarre and exciting. But what’s he like?
What happen to Jack Nelson Peaky Blinders?
Jack has a rough start on his way to becoming Tommy Shelby’s (Cillian Murphy) chief lieutenant. After leaving prison for his part in soldiering, he must endure hazing from both Michael Gray (Finn Cole) and John Shelby (Joe Cole). But there’s no stopping Jack when he finds out his wife is pregnant. The betrayal of both brothers won’t go unpunished and Jack will do whatever it takes to rise through the ranks. Why should you watch? In addition to having one of Britain’s top actors in Cillian Murphy, it also has a stellar cast including Sam Neill, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson and Annabelle Wallis.