Cameras are rolling on the second season of Severance, and with new episodes within the works comes the addition of eight new forged members. Per THR, Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones, Lucifer) has joined the present’s ensemble sequence, touchdown her subsequent sequence position forward of the launch of Wednesday on Netflix subsequent month. Other newcomers to the forged embrace Bob Balaban (The French Dispatch), Robby Benson (Beauty and the Beast), Stefano Carannante, John Noble (Fringe), Olafur Darri Olafsson (The Tourist), Alia Shawkat (The Old Man), and Merritt Wever (Nurse Jackie).
Details have not been revealed on the characters that might be performed by the brand new forged members. Meanwhile, season 1 of the sequence starred Adam Scott, Zach Cherry, Britt Lower, Tramell Tillman, Jen Tullock, Dichen Lachman, Michael Chernus, John Turturro, Christopher Walken, and Patricia Arquette. All are on board to return for season 2 as properly.
In a press release, sequence director and government producer Ben Stiller stated, “We are thrilled and delighted to be again on set for the thrilling second chapter of Severance. Though we don’t know the way lengthy we’ve been gone or who we’re outdoors, we’re informed individuals benefit from the present and we couldn’t be happier. Praise Kier!”
Stiller produces the sequence with creator Dan Erickson, in addition to Nicky Weinstock, Jackie Cohn, Scott Schwartz, and Richie Schwartz of Stiller’s Red Hour Films. Arquette is also serving as a producer for season 2.
What Will Happen in Severance Season 2?
In a earlier interview with Decider, Stiller touched on what he had in thoughts for season 2. After explaining how the primary season was initially meant to have an “acid-trippy” really feel to it, Stiller was requested if he’d be going that route within the second season. For his half, the director needs to see a stability moderately than abandoning all logic.
“Part of the fun of the show is the stuff that you don’t quite understand, and you’re wondering what that is, what does that mean, and what the hell is that? And to me, that’s great to do, as long as the logic is behind it,” Stiller defined. “Then [we] figure out a way to tell that to the audience in a way that’s not giving away too much too soon, and it’s satisfying. That’s the balancing act of it. There are definitely some really fun, weird things in Season 2. But always, it’s through the lens of the basic story of these characters, these real people in this situation, because I do think that’s what people hold onto.”
He added, “That’s what I learned making the first season. I saw it when it came out for audiences… This is a show about this work family, these characters, these people. So, no matter how weird the environment they’re in, you want to be able to relate to them as human beings. It’s hopefully a combination of that, but definitely some weird stuff.”
Season 1 of Severance is streaming on Apple TV+. Season 2 doesn’t but have a premiere date.