The Dropout Season 2: What we know so far

The Dropout Season 2
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Is The Dropout Season 2 renewed or canceled? 

The Dropout is a mini Tv series consisting of 8 episodes from the streaming platform Hulu. It made its debut on March 3, 2022, and has been praised by critics and viewers worldwide for the direction the series decided to tell the story of Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos.

She is a former American biotechnology entrepreneur who was convicted of criminal fraud. 

The Dropout Season 2: Release Date, Cast, Plot, and What we know so far

Her story has been dissected by people and news media outlets in every possible way. The rise and fall of Holmes’ company is something that people should be aware of. As a startup with a revolutionary vision, this company committed massive fraud on its investors and deceived those who believed in its success.The subsequent fallout of Theranos is the subject of a book, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, by The Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou, and an HBO documentary feature film, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

The last episode, “Lizzy,” premieres on April 7, 2022. People are looking forward to seeing the conclusion and how it deals with a plot that reveals so much more.

Viewers are interested in knowing if the series will be renewed for a second season as recently, on January 3, 2022, Holmes was found guilty of defrauding investors. Check out the teaser for the final episode. 


The Dropout | Next on the finale | Hulu

If the network decides to go forward with it, it will be interesting to see the trial and the aftermath in the upcoming season. 

On the other hand, the first season has been going well with the viewership. With each episode, the cast shines through, and the plot build-up keeps you wanting to see and know more. Keep reading if you want to learn more about the upcoming sequel. 

The official synopsis of The Dropout:

According to Wikipedia:

The Dropout, based on the eponymous ABC Audio podcast, is about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her company, Theranos. The show touches on experiences that likely motivated Holmes’s deceptions and lies in a linear fashion, starting from her preteens and to her exposure as a fraud.

The Dropout Season 2: Release Date, Cast, Plot, and What we know so far
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What is The Dropout based on?

The drama series was created by Elizabeth Meriwether and is based on the ABC News Podcast The Dropout, which has won the Front Page Award for In-Depth Radio Reporting in 2019. The podcast includes six episodes titled the following:

“Myth-Making,” “The Enforcer,” “A Star is Born,” The Whistleblower,” “The Downfall,” and “What Now?”

The Dropout Season 2 Release Date, Cast, Plot, and What we know so far
Credit: ABC News

Will there be a Season 2 of The Dropout? 

As of now, there is no official confirmation of the renewal of The Dropout Season 2. The good thing is that it hasn’t been canceled too. But we can assure you that the demand by the fans is high because they want to know what happens next in the story. This might lead to the renewal of The Dropout Season 2 soon after Season 1 ends.

The Dropout Season 2 Release Date

Hulu has not revealed any details yet, but it is expected that if the series is renewed, the next installment will be released in 2023 or later.

The Dropout Season 2
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How many episodes will be there in The Dropout Season 2? 

As it is not officially confirmed yet, we can not state the exact number of episodes. It can be speculated to have the same number of episodes as the first season.

Questions like, what happened to Elizabeth Holmes and Sunny Balwani? Where is she now? These are a few things to consider and be included in the second season. 

Who are the cast members? 

The Main Cast

The Dropout Season 2: Release Date, Cast, Plot, and What we know so far
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  • Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes
  • Naveen Andrews as Sunny Balwani

The Recurring Cast

  • Utkarsh Ambudkar as Rakesh Madhava
  • Michel Gill as Chris Holmes
  • Bill Irwin as Channing Robertson
  • William H. Macy as Richard Fuisz
  • Elizabeth Marvel as Noel Holmes
  • Laurie Metcalf as Phyllis Gardner
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub as Lorraine Fuisz
  • Kate Burton as Rochelle Gibbons
  • Stephen Fry as Ian Gibbons
  • Michael Ironside as Don Lucas
  • Bashir Salahuddin as Brendan Morris
  • Josh Pais as Wade Miquelon
  • Dylan Minnette as Tyler Shultz
  • Alan Ruck as Jay Rosan
  • Hart Bochner as Larry Ellison

 Here are some of the fan’s reactions: 

All these tweets add to the possibility of The Dropout Season 2, and we can’t be happier about it.

What are the reviews for The Dropout Season 1?

According to Rotten Tomatoes, Critics Consensus, The Dropout succeeds more as a docudrama than a dark comedy, but Amanda Seyfried’s disquieting portrayal of Elizabeth Holmes brings fresh blood to this retelling of recent history. The series landed an 89% critic score and a 72% audience score. 

According to IMDb, The series’ projected score is 7.5/10 with approx. 4.2K ratings. 

Where to stream season 1 of The Dropout? 

The series is available to stream on Hulu with a total number of 8 episodes. Each episode is about 50 – 55 minutes long. 

Check out the trailer here:

The Dropout | Trailer | Hulu

The 8 episode mini-drama series, The Dropout, is available to stream on Hulu.