David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Plummer and Ben Hardy star in the four-part thriller.
The BBC drama about MI5 spies was one of the most popular and enduring dramas of the 00s.
In several recent sci-fi/fantasy films, Black women and girls are at the forefront as they try to defeat otherworldly obstacles.
"I've started singing every song whenever a line makes reference to one."
The six-part adaptation is the latest take on the famous story.
The drama starts filming next month.