Netflix finally renewed the original series ‘The Alienist’ for the second instalment. The series is based on a novel by Celeb Carr written in 1994 by the same name.
- About the show
- The Alienist season 2 — everything you need to know
- Spoiler Alerts: Season 2 Plot and Cast
The ten-episode period-drama series, The Alienist stars Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, and Dakota Fanning. Season 1 first aired on TNT (Turner Network Television), an American subscription television network and on Netflix on January 22, 2018. It ended on March 26, 2018. Moreover, in August 2018, TNT ordered a season second which is based upon the follow-up of the novel The Angel Of Darkness.
So, here is everything you need to know about — the Season 2 — release date — cast — plot.
About The Show
Crime-drama ‘The Alienist season 1’ is set in 1896, where a team of psychologist, newspaper illustrator and police department work together to resolve the murder of a male prostitute.
Later, the headstrong secretary named Sara Howard joins the team, along with the Jewish twin brothers Marcus and Lucius Isaacson, both detective and sergeant in the NYPD (New York Police Department).
However, the team finds opposition within the NYPD. Firstly from Captain Connor and then from the recently retired Chief Byrnes; both of whom are busy defending the reputation of New York’s high society.
The Alienist Season 2 — Cast
According to speculations, each and every character from season 1 — Daniel Bruhl as Dr Laszlo Kreizler, a psychiatrist (or alienist), Luke Evans as John Schuyler Moore, a New York Times cartoonist and illustrator will be returning.
In addition, Brian Geraghty as Theodore Roosevelt, then the newly-appointed commissioner of the NYPD; Robert Ray Wisdom as Cyrus Montrose, Krecler’s valet whom he employed after testifying on Cyrus’ behalf during a murder trial; and Dakota Fanning as Sara Howard, New York’s first female detective will reprise their roles respectively.
The Alienist Season 2 — The Plot
In the book series, The Angel of Darkness takes place in 1897, a year later form The Alienist, where Sara Howard, now a private detective is in search of the kidnapped daughter. She further asked for the help of Kreizler.
Dr Kreizler, John Moore and the whole team join Sara in finding the missing child. How the second season will follow the novel, especially since the first season has shown relevance to the modern era is something that the audiences wait for.
Moreover, The Alienist season 2 will highlight issues like abuse of power, sexual harassment and suppression of women’s voice. It is safe to presume that Sara’s character will also be recalled in the upcoming season.
The Alienist Season 2 — Release Date
There is no official announcement on the release date until now. However, sticking to the previous patterns of release date, The Alienist Season 1 premiered on January 22, 2018, and ended on March 26, 2018, on Netflix and TNT. Subsequently, the second season of crime-thriller series is likely to knock on Netflix windows by the end of March 2020.
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