Game of Thrones gave Jaime Lannister one heck of a character arc, and it seems like makers of The Stranger were taking notes.
British thriller The Stranger is well-known for its super unique plotline and intense scenes. The show begins with the Stranger popping into the lives of many and unveiling the darkest of secrets that they are unaware of. The Stranger is shown as an antagonist throughout the first season. But this might take a turn in the next season.
Highlights! Stranger Season 2 Is Strangely Similar To Game of Thrones Season 3
- Plot (Spoiler-free)
- Release Date of Stranger 2
- Game of Thrones Formula that we shall get to see
The show stars Hannah John-Kamen as the Stranger and Richard Armitage as the protagonist Adam Price. Siobhan Finneran as police detective Johanna Griffin, Jennifer Saunders, Shaun Dooley and Paul Kaye feature in supporting roles. The first season of Stranger consisted of 8 episodes and premiered on 30th January 2020.
The Plot (Spoiler-Free)
Danny Brocklehurst’s mystery thriller begins with a man getting to know about secrets from a mysterious nobody (a stranger), who is a girl in her 20s who wears a baseball cap. That man had a perfect life which gets messed up due to the new revelation by the stranger.
His wife goes missing after a while which makes him a little suspicious of the stranger. The final episode ends on a cliffhanger. In the postscript scene, a flashback reveals a cover-up of evidence that ended up in the framing of the wrong individual. Result – an innocent person is up for sentencing. Season 2 is sure to be an exciting ride.
Release Date of Stranger 2
Harlan Coben, the author of the novel on which this show is based said in a press interview that, “We don’t think it’s fair to have one of those shows where they don’t give you all the answers, and you have to wait until Season 2 before you get it. This is a closed story. You learned all the answers by the end, and the ending is tremendously satisfying.”
From his words, it seems pretty clear that the show won’t have another season but you never know. Many shows have seen to come knocking on the fans door when we least expect it. If the show’s creators and Netflix plan on bringing this show back again, then it won’t be before the start of 2022 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Game of Thrones Formula
Game of Thrones is a perfect example of a show that slowly changed the antagonist into a protagonist. Jaime Lannister’s character evolution did leave the audience with a big surprise. and inspired the Stranger’s character arc in Season 2 In the show The Stranger, we know that the guy would try to discover the secret of his sister but will he find out what he didn’t expect.
The answer might be Yes. The stranger might turn out to be a good person. Now, how will the show progress after that….nobody knows. We’ll just have to wait and see for ourselves.
Until next time, Beware of Strangers!!