One of the best shows of 2018 The Alienist received praise from both audience and critics. It touched our hearts with its story. When will see it back on our screens? Let’s find out!
The show is based on the novel series The Alienist by Caleb Carr and is a psychological thriller drama set in 1896. The series is a mix of facts and fiction as it has some historic figures such as Theodore Roosevelt, who was the police commissioner from 1895 to 1897. The show follows Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychiatrist (or alienist), and John Schuyler Moore a New York Times cartoonist and illustrator who are asked by Theodore Roosevelt to conduct a secret investigation along with Theodore’s secretary Sara Howard. The show premiered on January 22, 2018, and ended on March 26, 2018, and had 10 episodes and a second season for the show has already been announced.
The show has been announced for a while and the good news is that we don’t have wait too long for the 2nd season as the release date for the show has been announced. The show will premiere its first episode on July 19, 2020, and will be available to watch on Netflix. The following episodes will be released weekly.
Who Will Be In The Cast
We see most of the main cast from 1st season back in action in this season as well with Daniel Brühl as Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, Luke Evans as John Schuyler Moore, Brian Geraghty as Theodore Roosevelt, Dakota Fanning as Sara Howard, Matthew Shear as Lucius Isaacson, and Douglas Smith as Marcus Isaacson. We might see some additional cast members in the 2nd season as well.
More About The Show And Season 2 Storyline
The 2nd season of the show is titled as The Alienist: Angel of Darkness. We will likely see the group investigate further into the cases of missing children and we will also likely see kidnapped infant daughter of visiting Spanish dignitary. Dr. Kreizler and she might help the team look for other missing children. We will also see the show highlight the issues like abuse of power, women suppression, mistreatment of minors, and other such issues.
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