The Morning Show season 2 release date, cast, trailer, plot: When is it out on Apple?
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The Morning Show is hoping to be nominated in the 2020 Emmys this month after the huge acclaim it received following its release. The series has been officially renewed for a second season – here’s everything fans need to know about this, who will star and when it might be released on Apple TV+.
When is The Morning Show season 2 released?
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for The Morning Show season 1.
According to showrunner Kerry Ehrin, season two of The Morning Show was expected to be released on Apple TV+ in November 2020.
However, filming was shut down on the show earlier this year following the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19.
According to star Reese Witherspoon on Variety’s Actors on Actors series, the show was only four weeks into production when the shutdown happened.
Therefore, it is not clear yet when the show will be able to resume filming and when it might be released for fans to see.
Express.co.uk will update this article as soon an exact release date is announced.
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Who is in the cast of The Morning Show season 2?
Most of the major cast is expected to return for season two of The Morning Show.
This includes the co-hosting duo of Jennifer Anniston as Alex Levy and Reese Witherspoon as Bradley Jackson.
Other returning cast members are expected to include Billy Crudup as Cory Ellison, Karen Pittman as Mia Jordan, Nestor Carbonell as Yanko Flores and Mark Duplass as Chip Black.
Tom Irwin, Bel Powley, Victoria Tate, Desean Terry and Janina Gavankar are all also thought to be returning.
However, Gugu Mbatha-Raw will not be back as head booker Hannah Shoenfeld after her character’s tragic death at the end of season one.
Currently, it has not been confirmed whether Steve Carrell will be returning as disgraced anchor Mitch Kessler as he had only signed on for one season.
Speaking at Television Critics Association press tour, executive producer Michael Ellenberg revealed they were still in discussions about whether he would return in January 2020.
As well as the returning cast, the show has lined up an exciting guest star in Scrubs star Zach Braff who recently revealed to The Hollywood Reporter he will be appearing.
He told the publication he was about to star in the show before lockdown happened.
Braff said: “And then I was about to do an episode of The Morning Show, which I hope I still get to do.”
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What will happen in The Morning Show season 2?
No specific plot details have been revealed for season two yet but it is expected to pick up soon after the ending of season one.
Viewers will remember how the series ended with Hannah’s suicide, which acted as a catalyst for Bradley and Alex to address what the company had been covering up.
In the final scene, the pair went on air and called out the huge cover-up about Mitch’s assault concocted by Fred.
Speaking at the Critics Association, Witherspoon revealed they will be picking up after this moment.
She said: “I feel like at the end of this ten episodes, there’s a whole new world order. It’s chaos.
“No one knows who is in charge and what leadership means at this point. I think that’s what we’re exploring in the culture right now as it goes topsy turvy, what is the new normal? I’m excited that we’ve got a lot more to explore.”
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Showrunner Ehrin also revealed how they were currently editing the storylines of season two to include the Black Lives Matter movement which has erupted around the world.
Speaking during an Apple For Your Consideration video ahead of the Emmys, she said: “We just absorb everything and then we repurpose it. So that’s what we’re in the process of doing.
“It has been a huge eye-opening and emotional time that I think is going to be present in so many artists’ work.”
Is there a trailer for The Morning Show season 2?
No, there is no trailer yet for the second season of The Morning Show.
As soon as one is released, Express.co.uk will update this article.
The Morning Show is available to stream on Apple TV+ now.
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