Fox has renewed the serial killing flick, The Prodigal Son, for the second season. In May this year, it was announced that the show would get a second season. The show created by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver received an average rating for the just-concluded season. Chris has previously produced Forever in 2014, while Sklaver worked on The Love Guru (2008). Metacritic gave a rating of 59% from 12 critics, while Rotten Tomatoes delivered an approval rating of 54% from 26 reviewers. The show’s actors are all spread across the globe and quarantined, but it seems all is getting back to normal. Also, work seems to be starting in earnest, according to a Twitter post by a cast member, Lou Diamond Phillips.
The Prodigal Son Season 2 Release Date: When will it air?
The show has been planned for the 2020/2021 in FOX’s schedule. Therefore the series can be expected in late 2020 and early 2021. This is barring that production is not hampered by lockdown in the United States.
The Prodigal Son Season 2 Plot: What will happen?
This crime drama follows Malcolm Bright, a criminal profiler that helps the NYPD in solving murders. Malcolm’s father is a serial killer, and Malcolm was vital in the apprehension and bringing of his father to justice. Malcolm later becomes the criminal profiler for the NYPD getting into the mind of killers. Malcolm sometimes needs the help of his father in solving of crimes. This puts a great psychological toll on him, making him a regular caller to Dr. Gabrielle Le Deux. There has been no plot releases for the upcoming season; however, there so many dots left to be connected in the first season. Including the cat and mouse games been played between Malcolm and his father. Also, the family has to cover up for Ainsley unpremeditated murder.
The Prodigal Son Season 2 Cast: Who will be in?
The main star cast from the first season of Prodigal Son are expected to return in the coming season. This includes:
- Thomas Payne stars as the protagonist criminal profiler, Malcolm Bright.
- Michael Sheen plays the role of Malcolm’s father, a serial killer, Martin Whitly.
- Bellamy Young plays Malcolm’s mother, Jessica Whitly.
- Halton Sage stars as Ainsley Whitly, Malcolm’s sister.
- Lou Diamond Phillips plays the role of Gil Arroyo, the officer that arrested Martin Whitly and a lieutenant with the NYPD. He has since been a surrogate father to Malcolm.
- Keiko Agena acts as Dr. Edrisa Tanaka, a Medical Examiner with the NYPD, and she has flairs for Malcolm.
- Other cast includes:
- Frank Harts (Billions) as Det. Tarmel, Aurora Perrineau (When They See Us) as Set. Dani Powell, and Charlayne Woodard (Pose) as Dr. Gabrielle Le Deux.
The Prodigal Son Season 2 Trailer: When can we watch it?
The trailer for the second season is not yet out. However, a sneak peek promo was released when the season one’s finale ended, and season two renewal was announced.
What are your expectations for the upcoming season?