Attention all Reacher fans! The time has finally arrived to dive back into the thrilling world of Jack Reacher because, as the tagline reads, it seems like in the new season, we will truly see him being back bigger than ever!
Based on Lee Child’s bestselling novels, the story is just beginning, as the creators seem to have a lot of surprises packed into the new episodes for the viewers, especially after knowing how the first season ended with a major cliffhanger where Reacher quietly walks out of Margrave and sticks out his thumb for a ride, continuing his journeys.
The anticipation of knowing where he is headed now is reaching new heights as the countdown begins. So, to curb all your worries, we have provided all the latest details about Reacher Season 2 right here for you.
Reacher Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere on Prime Video?
The moment we’ve all been eagerly waiting for has finally arrived!
Just a few hours ago, Prime Video confirmed the release date for Reacher Season 2. The hit series will officially launch next month on Saturday, December 16, 2023, with new episodes dropping weekly every Friday through Friday, January 19, 2024. The official premiere date was confirmed by the streamer by also publishing the very first trailer of the second season in order to give some insight into the plot and character arcs that will transpire after the first season’s finale episode.
Take a look at the official announcement post, which was shared with 3.2 million followers by Prime Video on X (formerly known as Twitter) with the caption reading, “The massive hit is back. Watch the trailer for the new season of #REACHER.”
— Prime Video (@PrimeVideo) November 7, 2023
Reacher Season 2 Plot: What to expect?
After the immense success of the first season, which left us on the edge of our seats craving for more, it looks like Prime Video is pulling out all the stops to deliver an even more exhilarating and heart-pounding second season! The second season of the series is based on “Bad Luck and Trouble,” the 11th book in Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novel series.
The official synopsis of Reacher Season 2 reads as follows:
“Reacher’s Season Two begins when veteran military police investigator Jack Reacher (Alan Ritchson) receives a coded message that the members of his former U.S. Army unit, the 110th MP Special Investigations, are being mysteriously and brutally murdered one by one. Pulled from his drifter lifestyle, Reacher reunites with three of his former teammates turned chosen family to investigate, including Frances Neagley (Maria Sten); Karla Dixon (Serinda Swan), a forensic accountant for whom Reacher has long had a soft spot; and fast-talking, switchblade-wielding family man David O’Donnell (Shaun Sipos).
Together, they begin to connect the dots in a mystery where the stakes get higher at every turn, and that brings about questions of who has betrayed them—and who will die next. Using his inimitable blend of smarts and size, Reacher will stop at nothing to uncover the truth and protect the members of his unit. If there’s one thing Reacher and his team know for certain, it’s that you do not mess with the Special Investigators. This season, get ready for Reacher and the 110th to hit back hard.”
Reacher Season 2 Cast: Who will return?
The new season will star Alan Ritchson in the title role of Jack Reacher, with Maria Sten, Serinda Swan, and Shaun Sipos as key members of the 110th MP Special Investigations Unit. As per the press release, rounding out the cast are Ferdinand Kingsley as A.M., a mercenary that Homeland Security refers to as a “ghost;” Robert Patrick as Shane Langston, head of security for a private defense contractor with a questionable track record; and Domenick Lombardozzi as tough NYPD detective Guy Russo.
Reacher is produced by Amazon Studios, Skydance Television, and Paramount Television Studios. Based on the novels by Lee Child, who serves as an executive producer, the series is written for television by Emmy-nominated writer Nick Santora (Scorpion, Prison Break), who also executive produces and serves as showrunner. In addition to Santora and Child, the series is executive produced by Don Granger, Scott Sullivan, and Adam Higgs, with David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Matt Thunell for Skydance.
Reacher Season 2 Official Episode Count: Where to stream?
As stated above, this season will feature a total of 8 episodes, just like the first season, with an average duration of 42–54 minutes, which will roll out weekly, with the first three episodes premiering on December 15 and subsequent episodes dropping every Friday through January 19, 2024. The network hasn’t released the official episode title and synopsis of these episodes, so the fans will have to wait sometime to get more updates, which will be disclosed once the release date draws near.
Until then, readers should watch the first season to recall the overall story.
The series is exclusively available to stream on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. Reacher has commanded a Jack Reacher-sized global audience, quickly becoming one of the top five most-watched original seasons ever in the U.S. and globally on Prime Video during its inaugural run. Fans can also catch up on the first season, streaming now on Prime Video at no additional cost. Prime viewers can also enjoy shows and movies with a single membership.
Reacher Season 2 Official Trailer: Has it been released?
Yes! The official trailer of 2:12 minutes was released, along with the confirmation of the official premiere date. The trailer showcases Reacher being pulled from his vagabond life by a coded message informing him that a member of the 110th – his elite group of Army Special Investigators – has been murdered. He and some of his former military cohorts reunite to investigate and soon realize the case is bigger than they ever could have imagined.
Take a look at the official trailer below:
At last, let us know in the comments what you are most excited to see in the new season.