The Alienist first aired in 2018 and received praise for its story and performances. This period drama was then distributed internationally by Netflix and gained a wide audience. The fans are now waiting for the second season in the series. Here is everything we know about The Alienist’s second season so far:
About The Alienist:
The show is based on the novel of the same name by Caleb Carr. It premiered first in 2018 on TNT television network. The show is set in late 19th century New York where an Ad-hoc team starts working on a gruesome murder case. The team members include a criminal psychologist called Dr Laszlo Kreizler, John Moore, a newspaper illustrator and Sara Howard, the police commissioner Teddy Roosevelt’s secretary. The show is part fiction and part nonfiction, a decision taken for cinematic liberty.
The Alienist Season 2:
In August 2018, TNT announced that the show had been renewed for a second season. The second season, called The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness will be based on the follow-up novel of the same name by Carr. The show released on 19th July 2020, the fifth episode of season 2 will release on Aug 2, 2020.
What will be the story of season 2?
In The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness, we will see Sarah Howard opening her detective agency. Moore is now a New York Times reporter, and he along with Dr Kreizler are enlisted again by Sara to work on a brand-new case.
Who will be in the cast?
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will be reprising their roles as Dr Laszlo Kriezler, John Moore and Sara Howard respectively. Other cast members including Douglas Smith and Matthew Shear as the twins Marcus and Lucius Issacson, Robert Ray Wisdom as Cyrus and Ted Levine as Thomas Byrnes will be joining season 2 as well.
In conclusion, it is safe to say the audience better get ready to have their minds blown!