"It's fantastic to have Adrien join our team. He genuinely was the actor in my head when I wrote the part. I'm sure he will be a formidable presence in the world of the Peaky Blinders," the show's creator Steven Knight said in a statement.
"Adrien Brody is a world-class actor famous for producing mesmerizing performances. I cannot wait to see him in action alongside the rest of Peaky Blinders' superb cast, bringing Steven Knight's extraordinary writing to life on BBC Two," added Piers Wenger, controller of BBC Drama.
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