Snatch renewed for a second run

Rupert Grint Snatch, the TV drama loosely based on Guy Ritchie’s film of the same name, has been renewed for a second series. 

The Sony-owned streaming service and distributor Crackle has ordered the re-commission, after the first season was reportedly described by the channel as “its most-watched scripted original drama”.  

UK-based Little Island Productions makes the crime caper with creator/writer Alex De Rakoff set to return as showrunner. The first ten-part series was filmed on location around the Manchester area and starred Rupert Grint – who also joined the team of executive producers – alongside Dougray Scott, Luke Pasqualino and Marc Warren. 

It’s early days in terms of a production schedule or HoDs on Snatch 2, but PI subscribers can log in from 20 April to follow the project for updates as more is confirmed. 

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Little Island Productions was founded by Helen Flint – the company’s credits include Stephen Poliakoff’s BBC Two period drama Close to the Enemy which was filmed in 2015. 

Rupert Grint photo via Getty Images Ent/WireImage/Paul Zimmeman. 


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