Here’s a good news. DC has renewed its popular series created by James Gunn. Yes, you are guessing it right, Peacemaker is coming up with its second season very soon. The season will stream on HBO Max. Gunn will be directing and writing all the episodes for the upcoming season.
The official announcement for Peacemaker Season 2 was made by Gunn on social media on February 17, 2022.
That’s right, #Peacemaker is coming back for Season Two. Thanks to Peter Safran, @JohnCena, our incredible cast & crew, our wildly supportive & lovely friends at @HBOMax – and mostly all of you for watching! @DCpeacemaker pic.twitter.com/wZSZBivrDQ
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) February 16, 2022
Learning about and eventually becoming #PEACEMAKER was an exercise in exploring the fun and absolutely genius mind of @JamesGunn. It’s been a privilege to work on this show and with the cast, crew and @hbomax team. Elated to say we’ll be back to create more peace for Season ✌️! pic.twitter.com/ujeeXODvOn
— John Cena (@JohnCena) February 16, 2022
As per Deadline, Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content, HBO Max, said that the brilliance of James Gunn will once again shines with Peacemaker. “The brilliance of James Gunn once again shines with Peacemaker. He took this character, brought to life by the inimitable John Cena, and created an exceptional series that’s simultaneously thrilling, hilarious, and heartfelt, showcasing the humanity beneath this team of misfits living in a superhuman world. As the first original DC show to have its series premiere on HBO Max, we are thrilled that the viewers agreed to give peace a f*****g chance.”
The first season of Peacemaker was premiered on HBO Max on January 13, 2022, with the first three episodes. and the rest of the series was released weekly until February 17.
Earlier on the Hero Nation podcast, Gunn briefed us that another Suicide Squad spinoff series based on another character is under process and said, “Creating Peacemaker has been one of the true highlights of my life, both professionally and otherwise, with John Cena and the incredible creative team around me, as well as our partners at HBO Max,” he told this in a separate statement.
Further, he highlighted how the audience loved the show and is excited for Peacemaker Season 2, “To have something we all love so much be loved by the audience in turn has been a wonderful experience. I can’t wait for folks to see where Team Peacemaker goes in Season 2.”
John Cena thanked all his cast and crew and said, “I am incredibly honored and humbled by the response to Peacemaker and the experience of playing this character. Thank you to James Gunn, Peter Safran, HBO Max, the crew, and my castmates who worked tirelessly to make this unforgettable series.”
Peacemaker Season 2 release date
The series official renewal came on Wednesday, February 17, 2022. As of now, the release date is not finalized. And no production updates are given. However, if all works well and there are no COVID delays, we might see Peacemaker Season 2 somewhere in 2023.
Peacemaker Season 2 Cast
In season one of Peacemaker you will see John Cena as Christopher “Chris” Smith / Peacemaker, Danielle Brooks as Leota Adebayo, Freddie Stroma as Adrian Chase / Vigilante, Chukwudi Iwuji as Clemson Murn, Jennifer Holland as Emilia Harcourt, Steve Agee as John Economos, Robert Patrick as August “Auggie” Smith / White Dragon, Annie Chang as Sophie Song / “Goff”, Lochlyn Munro as Larry Fitzgibbon, Elizabeth Ludlow as Keeya Adebayo, Nhut Le as Judomaster, and Christopher Heyerdahl as Caspar Locke.
We might see the same cast for Peacemaker Season 2 with a few additions or subtractions to it.
Peacemaker Season 1 Plot
The show is about how Peacemaker is forced to join the mysterious A.R.G.U.S. black ops squad “Project Butterfly” after five months of recovery from the injuries he suffered during the events of The Suicide Squad (2021). They are on a mission to find out and destroy parasitic butterfly-like creatures in human form in the United States and around the world.
The official synopsis as on IMDb reads,” Picking up where The Suicide Squad (2021) left off, Peacemaker returns home after recovering from his encounter with Bloodsport – only to discover that his freedom comes at a price.”