Strike to Return in 2018 in Career of Evil

Sep 17, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

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After tonight’s thrilling conclusion of popular TV adaptation of The Silkworm, fans were left anxious for more.  Thankfully BBC didn’t leave us wondering whether we would be seeing another Strike TV adaptation for very long as they already confirmed that they will be airing Strike: Career of Evil later in 2018.

The Telegraph reports that both Tom Burke and Holliday Grainger will be returning for Career of Evil as London private detective, Cormoran Strike, and his assistant Robin Ellacott. Both the Cuckoo’s Calling and The Silkworm were well received and Career of Evil is bound to be as well. It is likely that we will end up seeing a fourth television adaptation after Rowling publishes Lethal White (and hopefully even more, as Rowling has hinted that she has plans for at least six more Strike novels!).

Career of Evil is set to be aired in two parts in the same style as The Silkworm. There’s also good news for US and Canada fans as the rights to the show have been picked up by Cinemax. Hopefully this means those of us in North America will be able to enjoy the Strike TV series soon as well!

The Cuckoo’s Calling was published back in 2013 with The Silkworm following in 2014, and Career of Evil in 2015. All three have been bestsellers both in paperback and hardcover. This has been the biggest gap between Rowling’s books released under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith as we are still unsure when Lethal White will be published. Despite the wait Express reports that BBC has confirmed that they won’t continue the series until further books are published, so they don’t stray from Rowling’s intended storyline (which we admittedly are thankful for even if that means we have to wait a few years!)

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