The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2 is not coming to Netflix in August

The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2: When is it streaming on Netflix?
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Is The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2 coming to Netflix anytime soon?

The Lincoln is all set for its second ride! Ever since the premiere of The Lincoln Lawyer season 1, it has grown to be one of the biggest Netflix original series. With a burgeoning viewership and increasing fan base, there is a lot of doubt regarding Season 2 of The Lincoln Lawyer.  Check out the official trailer of season 1 below if you haven’t already watched it:

The series is inspired by the novel, The Brass Verdict written by Michael Connelly. It features Manuel Garcia-Rulfo in the lead as Mickey Haller. It begins with an array of cases assigned to Haller due to a mysterious murder of his contemporary related to a case of a hotshot millionaire.

Created by David E. Kelley, the official synopsis of the series is, “Sidelined after an accident, hotshot Los Angeles lawyer Mickey Haller restarts his career – and his trademark Lincoln – when he takes on a murder case.”

There was also a movie based on the same book, released in 2011, that starred Matthew McConaughey as Haller, along with Neve Campbell, Christopher Gorham, and Becki Newton in leading roles. However, the series and the movie are nowhere connected.

The first season premiered on May 13, 2022. Unfortunately, the second season will not be coming to Netflix this August 2022 since it was not mentioned on the complete list of new releases this month.

Is the second season of The Lincoln Lawyer officially renewed?

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Yes. Netflix officially renewed The Lincoln Lawyer for a second season in June 2022, owing to its increasing fan base and devoted viewership. You’ll be surprised to know that the renewal of the second season came in June, after its premiere in May, which is even less than a month, making it one of the fastest renewals for Netflix.

Not only that, but Netflix also mentioned that the second season would be based on Michael Connelly’s The Fifth Witness, spanning 10 episodes. Furthermore, Neve Campbell and Becki Newton are reported to reprise their roles in the second season, along with Manuel Garcia-Rulfo.

What is the release date of The Lincoln Lawyer season 2?

Since The Lincoln Lawyer was officially renewed for the second season quite recently, the production is not set to take place in quite a while. According to Netflix Life, the series might abide by the rule of a one-year-one-season model. So, you can expect the season to premiere somewhere in May 2023.

Until then, you can binge-watch all the 10 episodes of The Lincoln Lawyer season 1 to know the possible sub-plotlines which can be dealt with in The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2. The first season of The Lincoln Lawyer is streaming on Netflix.

What will be The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2 about?

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Season 1 of The Lincoln Lawyer ends in a cliffhanger with many ends left untied. However, in Season 1, Mickey Haller is able to right his wrongs and prove the innocence of Jesus Menendez’s in court. But it leaves with a question among the viewers: Then, who killed Martha Renteria? This is the question that Michael Connelly addresses in his first Mickey Haller book.

Season1 ends with a mysterious tattooed man watching Mickey Haller, who can possibly be the killer of Martha Renteria. This shows that Netflix already had some plans for the renewal of The Lincoln Lawyer. Apart from setting the second season in the backdrop of The Fifth Witness, the upcoming season will also highlight the lives of Lorna Taylor, whose role is reprised by Becki Newton, and her going to law school, along with Cisco, whose role is reprised by Angus Sampson and him paying his debts to the Road Saints.

Keep checking this space for more updates like production, release date, returning and additional cast, and more about The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2.