As per the reports, Netflix renewed its zombie apocalypse drama series “Black summer” for second season. Created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams, the series will soon return on Netflix. The series initially was released in April 2019. The release of season 2 was unclear due to a halt in production owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the reports Black Summer season 2 will soon resume the production. Fans have been eagerly waiting for the show as it has been a year since the release of season 1. Netflix renewed the series for season 2 in November 2019 but production had to be paused midway.
Black summer: An Overview
Black Summer is an American web television series. It was released on Netflix in April 2019 and became one of the most-watched series at the time. The show depicts the story of a mother named Rose (played by Jaime King), who is separated from her daughter Anna, during the zombie apocalypse. She meets a group of refugees while looking for Anna. Rose has to go through a rough journey in search of her family and make harsh decisions. Black Summer has shown the early days of the zombie apocalypse that brings strangers together to survive and get back to their families.
Release Date of Black Summer Season 2
Till now, it is publicly known that Black Summer will be back soon with season 2. However, there is no official announcement regarding the date of release for the new season, but the show is expected to come out by the end of 2020. There have been guesses and speculations about whether the show would be renewed at all as the first season concluded with a good and positive ending. At the end, Rose successfully saved her kids and her family was reunited. Many people believe the show should’ve been left with that.
What to expect from Black Summer Season 2
In the last episode of Black Summer season 1, Rose and her daughter came together. The story of season one was quite clear and linear, without any major twists and turns. Viewers expect the characters to come with new ways to protect themselves. The fans are hoping to get some new interesting angles. For example, the tsunami hinted in the first season never occurred. People are guessing that the forgotten tsunami might take place in season 2.
Even the famous horror author, Stephen King, praised Black Summer. He tweeted,
“BLACK SUMMER (Netflix): Just when you think there’s no more scare left in zombies, THIS comes along. Existential hell in the suburbs, stripped to the bone.”
As the show is a spinoff of ZNation, major interesting changes are expected to occur in Black Summer Season 2.
Star Cast for Black Summer season 2:
- Justin Chu Cary as Spears
- John Hyams as sole showrunner
- Jaime King will serve as Rose.
- Christine Lee as Kyungsun
- Sal Velez Jr. as William