Is The Lazarus Project returning for another season? Continue reading to find out more about The Lazarus Project Season 2.
Want more of the time-bending action drama series? Then The Lazarus Project, which is a Sky television action drama time loop series, is the perfect fit for you. The series is created by screenwriter Joe Barton. Following the anticipation of the viewers to know whether the show would be renewed or not, it now seems that the fans’ wait won’t last too long because we have some exciting news to offer!
On Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds a score of 86% of the audience score. These numbers alone suggest that this newly released series has been a great success. So that you may get a head start on the upcoming chapter and be ready before the series premieres. Here is a concise summary of all you need to know about the likely release date, plot, and cast of The Lazarus Project Season 2.
Will there be a second season of The Lazarus Project?
Yes, it’s official that Sky Max has renewed The Lazarus Project for a second season in August 2022, The renewal updates after the release of the finale episode of Lazarus Project Season 1, which was released on June 16, 2022, along with the rest of the 8 episodes. The show was a success, drawing sizable audiences and getting positive reviews.
It was Sky’s second-biggest original drama of 2022 thus far, with a staggering 1.7 million viewers over a 28-day span. The official Instagram handle of the show also shared the renewal update, quoting, “If you don’t ask, you don’t get. #TheLazarusProject is coming back for series 2.” Take a look at the official post below:
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The Lazarus Project Season 2 Potential Release Date
The exact release date of The Lazarus Project Season 2 is yet to be confirmed by Sky Max as of August 5, 2022, because the series was renewed just a few hours ago. But on the bright side, the next season is speculated to begin production in a scheduled manner like the last season. So, the fans seem to be assured that the upcoming season is not delayed and will be released sooner than they anticipated, as the renewal announcement was made by the network on time.
If we were to guess, we’d say the release date would be somewhere between early and mid-2023. Based on the previous season’s release date pattern, the series’ rollout most likely begins sometime around June 2023 and will air on Sky Max. Furthermore, we would want to emphasize that this is all guesswork at this time. As a result, Sky Max will publish and confirm the official release dates in the following months, which fans should keep an eye on.
The Lazarus Project Season 2 Plot
In an interview with Radio Times, Joe Barton stated that Season 2 would focus on The Lazarus Project’s beginnings. The following hints about the potential plotline of the next season were revealed.
The Giri/Haji writer added that he wasn’t entirely sure how the first season of The Lazarus Project would end when he first began writing but acknowledged that where the eighth and final episode ends up does leave the door open for more. “It wasn’t until I wrote the last episode that I worked out what the ending was going to be,” he revealed.
“I had a vague notion so there was something I could pitch, and I wrote a paragraph on each episode – that was about as much treatment as there was – and then started writing the last episode and a lot of the ideas came at that point, quite late in the day, literally up until the last scene and the last shot, which does open it up for another series. But it was certainly not guaranteed that [a second season] would happen.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “We are thrilled at the success of series one and at Sky’s recommission,” said Barton. “We have bold and ambitious plans for series two, which will reunite all our characters in more thrilling and mind-bending adventures.”
The Lazarus Project Season 2 Cast and Crew
It is anticipated that the original actors will return and continue the plot in the upcoming season. Additionally, as of August 7, 2022, the network had not yet made any major casting announcements.
The following is a list of the series’ notable characters:
- Paapa Essiedu as George
- Anjli Mohindra as Archie
- Rudi Dharmalingam as Shiv
- Charly Clive as Sarah
- Caroline Quentin as Wes
- Tom Burke as Rebrov
- Brian Gleeson as Ross
- Vinette Robinson as Janet
- Alec Utgoff as Rudy
The show is executive-produced by Barton, Sky’s Paul Gilbert, and Urban Myth Films’ Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy.
The Lazarus Project Season 2 Official Trailer
The network hadn’t released any trailers or teasers for The Lazarus Project Season 2 because it would be entirely too early for the network to do so after providing a renewal update or before the show’s production had even started. Meanwhile, check out this official trailer for Season 1 below:
Where to stream The Lazarus Project Season 2?
When available, The Lazarus Project Season 2, along with Season 1, depending on the viewer’s location and membership plans, will be available to watch on Sky Max and Sky’s Now streaming service. The series is also available to stream by renting or purchasing it on Amazon Prime Video. Users have the option to keep their subscriptions active and watch the series.
The Lazarus Project Official Synopsis
According to the Sky Max website, the series synopsis states that 1st July 2019. A date that George (Pappa Essiedu) can never forget… No matter how hard he tries. Trapped in a loop that keeps returning him to 1 July, he discovers the existence of a secret group known as The Lazarus project – a crack team of agents who prevent global catastrophe by resetting time. George signs on with the colourful group as their latest recruit, but when his wife is killed and his colleagues refuse to reset time to save her, George goes rogue and puts a plan in motion that has the potential to destroy the planet. Propulsive action thriller from Joe Barton (Giri/Haji).
Catch up on the previous season while you wait for more The Lazarus Project Season 2 updates.