‘American Rust’ Season 2 sets premiere date on Prime Video for March 2024

‘American Rust’ Season 2 sets its premiere date on Prime Video for March 2024
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After being revived for a second season by Amazon Freevee, the crime drama television series created by Dan Futterman is all set to hit television screens with its brand new second season! 

The story based on the novel of the same name by Philipp Meyer will pick up further from the first season’s finale, “Denmark,” where Harris finally finds the anonymous eyewitness. Whereas we also get to see that Lee decides not to return to New York and Billy is returned to the general prison population to face the consequences of his actions, the D.A. may be forced to drop the case.

The second season titled, American Rust: Broken Justice,” will begin premiering all the brand new 10 episodes next month on Thursday, March 28, 2024. The series along with the first season will be available to exclusively stream on Prime Video for $14.99 per month or $139 per year, in the following regions U.S., UK, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. 

The official release date was confirmed along with the newly released poster featuring Jeff Daniels as Chief Del Harris, and Maura Tierney as Grace Poe. Check out the post below with the caption reading the season’s logline, “Beneath the rust lies the truth. On March 28, it’s time to peel back the layers.”

The official synopsis of the second season as per the press release reads:  

“American Rust: Broken Justice takes us back to the fictional small town of Buell, Pennsylvania. Del Harris (Daniels) and Grace Poe (Tierney) try to rebuild their lives after the harrowing events of Season One. Season Two picks up with a string of seemingly unrelated murders, hinting at a much larger conspiracy that threatens everyone in this small, tight-knit town.

Based on Philipp Meyer’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, the first season of American Rust premiered on Showtime, exploring the tattered American Dream in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania through the eyes of police chief Del Harris. Harris becomes compromised when the son of the woman he loves (Tierney) is accused of murder, and he is forced to decide what he’s willing to do to protect him.”

Other than the two lead stars of the series the cast will also include David Alvarez as Isaac English, Alex Neustaedter as Billy Poe, Julie Mayorga as Lee English, Mark Pellegrino as Virgil Poe, Rob Yang as Chief Steve Park, and Kyle Beltran as Detective Fisher. This time around, the new chapter will also feature eight new cast members which are confirmed as follows: 

  • Luna Lauren Velez as Detective Angela Burgos
  • Marc Menchaca as Vic Walker
  • Nick Sandow as Mike Orr
  • Britian Seibert as Cynthia Frazier
  • Christopher Denham as Russell Wolff
  • Amelia Workman as Rinna Bransford
  • Leon Addison Brown as Chief Bolt
  • Sara Lindsey as Maya Park

For the crew of American Rust: Broken Justice,” the series is confirmed to be executive produced by Dan Futterman, Adam Rapp, Jeff Daniels, Paul Martino, Michael De Luca, Ivan Schneeberg, David Fortier, Nick Nantell, Katie O’Connell Marsh, and Elisa Ellis. On the other hand, the series is being produced and distributed globally by Boat Rocker.

Lastly, watch the official teaser trailer of the first season to recall the events as it is a story of survival and transcendence told through the eyes of the complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris of a Pennsylvania Rust Belt town full of good people making bad choices. When news of a murder rips through the town, Harris must decide what lengths he is willing to take to protect the son of the woman he loves. Starring Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney. 

American Rust (2021) Official Teaser | SHOWTIME