The Alienist got praised globally for its performances and storyline. It first premiered in 2018 on the TNT television network and later, it was distributed by Netflix. Fans are desperately waiting for season 2. We have listed everything we know so far about the upcoming season.
The Alienist is based in a novel by Caleb Carr. The story is set in New York in the late nineteenth century where a team begins working on a gruesome murder case. Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a newspaper illustrator, John Moore, Sara Howard (the police commissioner Teddy Roosevelt’s secretary) are the members of the team. The series is half nonfiction and half fiction.
The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness Season 2 Premiere Date:
In August 2018, the TNT television network stated, that the Alienist has been renewed for a new season. Since then, fans are waiting for the second season to launch on Netflix. The new part of the show will be titled as The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness.
Furthermore, the second season is scheduled to launch on Sunday, July 19, 2020. The series will be arriving a week earlier, and it will run for a four-week event. So you can expect the last episode of season 2 to air on August 9, 2020.
The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness Storyline:
The first season followed around Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning), a secretary who wishes to become New York’s first female Detective, and a newspaper illustrator, John Moore (Luke Evans). They join hands with “alienist” Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl), who is trying to solve the murder of young boys.
In season 2 of The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness, fans will see Sarah Howard opening her own detective agency. Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and John Moore will get enlisted again by Sara to work on a new murder case. John Moore has now become a New York Times reporter.
In the second season, they will try to unearth the case of Ana Linares who is an abducted daughter of the Spanish Consular. Furthermore, their investment might lead them down to a sinister road of deception and murder.
As the show progresses, they will head dangerously towards the murderer. The upcoming season will highlight the era of corruption, yellow press sensationalism, the role of women in society, and income inequality. These themes still resonate in our society.
The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness Season 2 Cast:
The entire main cast of The Alienist will be reprising their roles, which includes Luke Evans (John Moore), Daniel Brühl (Dr. Laszlo Kriezler), and Dakota Fanning (Sara Howard). We might even see new fresh faces in the upcoming season, such as newcomer Rosy McEwen and Heathers star Melanie Field.
Other cast includes Robert Ray Wisdom (Cyrus Montrose), Ted Levine (Thomas Byrnes), Brian Geraghty (Theodore Roosevelt), as well as Matt Lintz (Stevie Taggert). Matthew Shear (Lucius Issacson), and Douglas Smith (Marcus Isaacson), will be joining season 2 as well.
The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness Season 2 Trailer:
Watch the trailer below and get a glimpse of what’s next in the store for you in The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness Season 2. Also, get ready to have your minds blown by the upcoming season!