War of the Worlds season 2 release date, cast, trailer, plot: When is the new series out?

War of the Worlds: Fox release thrilling trailer for new series

War of the Worlds left a big impression on viewers after airing abroad in France in 2019 and then on Fox in the US and UK last year. The series has been renewed for another season which will pick up from where the show’s dramatic finale finsihed. Here’s everything we know so far about the second series of War of the Worlds.

When is War of the Worlds season 2 out?

As of writing this article, a release date has not been announced for the second season of War of the Worlds.

But it could be quite some time until the show returns as the show has only recently started filming again.

Like with many shows, there was a delay thanks to the coronavirus pandemic but Producer Johnny Capps told Deadline having less people on set wouldn’t be a problem for the show.

Capps explained: “It’ll certainly help that, as a post-apocalyptic sci-fi, War of the Worlds is all about small, isolated groups and vast, empty landscapes. “Fortunately, we are a show which is in a world where there aren’t that many people around.

“There are things that work for us creatively.”

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Who is in the cast of War of the Worlds season 2?

The majority of the original cast are due to reprise their roles in the upcoming season.

The cast will include Backen’s actor Gabriel Byrne, Normal People’s Daisy Edgar Jones, The Night Manager’s Natasha

Little and Solo: A Star Wars Story’s Aaron Heffernan.

Other cast members featured are Léa Drucker, Stéphane Caillard, Adel Bencherif and Ty Tennant.

Most of the actors apart from Elizabeth McGovern who portrayed Bill’s ex-wife Helen Brown who was killed by one of the cyborgs.

Is there a trailer for War of the Worlds season 2?

So far, a trailer has not been released for the next series of War of the Worlds.

The cast and crew have only just returned to filming the new episodes.

This means it may be some time until fans will get to see a trailer.

Express.co.uk will update this article once a trailer has been released.

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What is the plot of War of the Worlds season 2?

War of the Worlds is a re-imagined version of the H.G. Wells classic story.

This time around, the plot is set in the modern-day, both in France and the UK.

In series one, after astronomers detect a transmission from another galaxy, they realise it is physical proof of intelligent extraterrestrial life.

The official synopsis for series two reads: “In series one of War of the Worlds, an alien attack all but wiped out mankind, with just a handful of humans fighting to survive.”

The synopsis continues: “No one felt more rocked by the invasion than Emily (Daisy Edgar Jones), who discovered she may have her own strange personal connection to the aliens.

“In series two our characters will be left reeling by the possibility that the invaders could be human.

“A tense fight to take back the planet awaits them.

“For some, the sheer desperation to survive will lead them to contemplate sacrificing one of their own.”

War of the Worlds season 1 is available to watch on Fox.

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