The first season of this American period drama came out with flying colors. Fans are not just excited about the second season, but talks about the series being made into a film are also doing the rounds. Here we have gathered all the necessary information about The Alienist Season 2.
The first season was based on a novel by the same name written by Caleb Carr. The story set in the mid-1890s revolves around an ad hoc team that is on a mission in New York City to investigate the murderer of street children. The series is a great blend of facts and fiction. So, the story seems believable and relatable with the addition of historical personalities like Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt was a police commissioner in the 1890s.
The Alienist Season 2 release date and trailer
The first season consisting of 10 episodes premiered officially on January 22, 2018, on TNT. The last episode aired on March 26, 2018.
Later, on the 16th of August, 2018, the series was renewed for a second season by TNT. The second season is set to release on July 26, 2023. However, it was being said that there can be a possibility of a delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. But, no information about the delay in its release has been officially announced. Also, the official trailer on YouTube also mentions that season 2 will premiere on July 26.
The official trailer of The Alienist Season 2 was released by TNT on May 22, 2023. Have a look at it below.
The plot of Season 2
The Alienist Season 2 is going to be based on the novel The Angel of Darkness. It is a follow-up novel of the first novel, The Alienist. So, looking at the setting of the novel, the story is expected to be set in the late 1890s.
The makers have not given out any hints about the storyline so far. But, we can expect a continuation in the efforts of the team to save and protect street children. Also, just like the first season, we can expect a lot of surprises and mysteries along with new experiences. The official title of Season 2 is The Alienist: Angel of Darkness.
The Alienist Season 2 cast
The core cast of the first season is expected to come back for the second season too. Here’s a list of the main cast members of the series:
- Daniel Bruhl as Dr. Laszlo Kreizler,
- Luke Evans as John Schuyler Moore
- Brian Geraghty as Theodore Roosevelt
- Douglas Smith as Marcus Isaacson
- Robert Ray Wisdom as Cyrus Montrose
- Matthew Shear as Lucius Isaacson,
- Q’orianka Kilcher as Mary Palmer
- Dakota Fanning as Sara Howard
- Matt Lintz as Stevie Taggert