“I’m going to assume that you mean that in the “It takes a village” sense, but she’s good.” – Devon
This “work-life balance” experiment has more to tell with amazing characters in a new season! As there are more surprises on the way in the coming months, making 2023 spectacularly good and worth it for the television season. If you haven’t streamed the prior season and want to watch something exciting, then this is the right time for you to step into the world of this global hit series, “Severance.”
So, if you’re one of those who want more updates on the new season, then look no further! We have gathered all the necessary details for you to know about the release date, plot, cast, teaser, and other details at Web News Observer!
Here is everything you need to know about Apple TV+’s Severance Season 2.
Severance Season 2: When will the new season premiere?
Unfortunately, the second season will not be premiering on the network until February 2023, so the viewers will have to wait a little longer because Severance Season 2 is definitely airing this year!
The series renewal was officially announced by Apple TV+ on April 6, 2022, and the filming of the new episodes began on October 3, 2022, in New York City and is reported to be set to conclude on May 12, 2023. Additionally, the second season will also shoot in New Jersey. Since the production is still ongoing, speculating about the potential release date of the show is way too early for the fans to get started, as it is reported that the shooting started in October 2022 and will likely stretch out to May 2023, a seven-month window.
But if we have to guess, looking at the pattern of the first season, the second season will most likely premiere sometime around mid-2023, which can be August 2023 at approximately 12:01 a.m. PT. Many fans are predicting the range of months may differ considering the premiere dates for season one were around this time frame. Moreover, we would like to highlight that at this point in time, this is just speculation! Moreover, Stiller told us as much back in April, when he recommended that we all choose patience after a fan on Twitter asked how long the wait would be.
It took us a couple of years to make S1. Hope you can hang in!
— Ben Stiller (@BenStiller) April 18, 2022
Severance Season 2: What to expect?
The series’ basic premise will be continued, with Mark Scout leading a team at Lumon Industries, whose employees have undergone a severance procedure that surgically separates their memories between their work and personal lives. This daring experiment in “work-life balance” is called into question as Mark finds himself at the center of an unraveling mystery that will force him to confront the true nature of his work… and of himself. The season is also expected to continue from the final episode, “The We We Are,” of the first season, in which the team discovers troubling revelations.
Additionally, Creator Dan Erickson didn’t reveal much at the Severance Comic-Con panel, saying only that Season 2 would focus on “building out the world a little bit more, and with this tweak to reality, what the ramifications would be.” And when asked whether the show will explain what the deal is with the goats, Erickson simply replied, “Yeah.” Great! “In Season Two, we’re going to be showing all of these people on the outside,” the show creators told Entertainment Weekly.
“Similar to Mark, they each had their own reason for getting this procedure, and they’re all at some stage of a healing process for one thing or another… Being able to take what Adam did in the first season – with the differentiation between his innie and outie, and how they feel like the same person but with this vastly different lived experience – seeing the other three characters’ version of that dichotomy is, I think, the most exciting part.”
“It’s really exciting to see the response from people who are loving the show – and the level of fan engagement,” said Stiller. “It has been a long road bringing ‘Severance’ to television. I first read Dan’s pilot over five years ago. It has always been a multi-season story, and I’m really happy we get to continue it. I’m grateful to our partners at Apple TV+ who have been behind it the whole way. Praise Keir!”
Further adding, “Thanks to creator Dan Erickson, the brilliant Ben Stiller, and an incomparable cast and crew, ‘Severance’ has imagined an existence that’s equal parts riveting and enthralling as viewers around the globe can’t get enough of these rich characters,” said Matt Cherniss, head of programming for Apple TV+. “We’re excited to go deeper into this wholly unique world and unpack more layers of Lumon in season two.”
— Apple TV+ (@AppleTVPlus) October 31, 2022
Severance Season 2 Cast and Crew
The highly anticipated second season will reunite its ensemble cast of stars including Emmy Award nominee Adam Scott, Academy and Emmy Award winner Patricia Arquette, Emmy Award winner John Turturro, Britt Lower, Zach Cherry, Dichen Lachman, Jen Tullock, Tramell Tillman, Michael Chernus and Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken. Season two will also expand its cast with eight new stars:
- Oscar and Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban (“The Chair,” “The Politician,” “The French Dispatch,” “Isle of Dogs”)
- Robby Benson (“Beauty and The Beast,” “One on One”)
- Stefano Carannante (“Mirabilia”)
- Emmy Award nominee Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones,” “The Sandman,” “Wednesday”)
- John Noble (“Fringe,” “Elementary,” “The Lord of the Rings” films)
- Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (“The Tourist,” “Trapped,” “The Missing”)
- Alia Shawkat (“Search Party,” “Being the Ricardos,” “The Old Man”)
- Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever (“Godless,” “Unbelievable,” “Nurse Jackie”)
“Severance,” is written and created by Dan Erickson. Ben Stiller directs and serves as executive producer alongside Erickson, Nicky Weinstock, Jackie Cohn, Mark Friedman, and Adam Scott. Caroline Baron and Sam Donovan also serve as executive producers, and Richie Schwartz executive produces for Red Hour Films. In addition to starring, Patricia Arquette serves as producer for season two. Fifth Season is the studio.
— Apple TV+ (@AppleTVPlus) January 11, 2023
Severance Season 2 Episodes and Streaming Options
Although the exact number of episodes for Severance Season 2 has yet to be published, we cannot predict the total number of episodes for the future season because the first season had only 9 episodes with a runtime of 40 to 57 minutes. As a result, the exact amount for the future season cannot be predicted as they may vary in the number of episodes which is ultimately dependent on the plot that the show intends to convey to the audience, which has been turned into a screenplay to look for and see the unexplored dynamics.
Severance Season 2 is an exclusive series created for Apple TV+, so it will be available to stream on this platform only. The prior seasons are already available on the platform. This streaming platform offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. Hence, the series will only be available to stream exclusively on Apple TV+ with a selection of membership tiers from which viewers can pick according to their preference.
Severance Season 2: Is there any new teaser or trailer?
No, the network has not yet released any teasers or trailers for the new season. In the meantime, we suggest you check out the official trailer of the first season, which had an overall favorable reception and received critical acclaim upon its release. On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 97% of 100 critics’ reviews are positive, with an average rating of 8.5/10. The website’s consensus reads, “Audacious, mysterious, and bringing fresh insight into the perils of corporate drudgery, Severance is the complete package.” Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 83 out of 100 based on 36 critics, indicating “universal acclaim.” Take a look at the official trailer below:
Catch up with the prior season while you wait for more updates on Severance Season 2.