Will Trent Season 2 is coming to ABC in February 2024

Will Trent Season 2 is coming to ABC in February 2024
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Attention detectives! Heart-pounding suspense is on the way, with Will and Betty back in action. 

Caught in a web of thrilling cases, the seasoned detective and his four-legged friend must rely on their sharp instincts to unravel a complex mystery that has kept the viewers glued to the television screens to know how the story will proceed further, especially after being assigned a corruption case involving the Atlanta Police Department, which shares an office building with the GBI. It’s safe to say that the stakes will definitely reach new heights! 

So, if you too want all the answers to the questions raised, we have covered all the details about the highly anticipated Will Trent Season 2 right here for your convenience at Web News Observer.

Will Trent Season 2 is coming to ABC in February 2024

Will Trent Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?

After being renewed for a second season in April 2023, the time has come for the Special Agent in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to return and solve the highest proportion of cases. We are happy to inform our readers that Will Trent will soon grace our television screens with a second season, which is set to premiere on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at the same time slot of 8 p.m. on ABC, as it will later be available to stream on Hulu. 

The highly anticipated comeback of the police procedural crime drama series will be followed by the official premiere of The Rookie Season 6 at 9 p.m. and The Good Doctor Season 7 at 10 p.m. on the same broadcast network. The official X (formerly known as Twitter) handle also confirmed the release date to their followers, quoting, “Will and Betty are back with a new season! #WillTrent premieres Tuesday, February 20 on ABC and Stream on Hulu.” Take a look at the post below:

Will Trent Season 2 Plot: What to expect from the new season?

Details have been kept under wraps, but there’s no doubt that the season will be true to Karin Slaughter’s New York Times bestselling “Will Trent,” series of novels.

In the series, Special Agent Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations was abandoned at birth and endured a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta’s overwhelmed foster care system. But now, determined to use his unique point of view to make sure no one is abandoned like he was, Will Trent has the highest clearance rate in the GBI.  

To add more context, Rodríguez also gave a brief insight into the second season’s plot:

“We’re so thankful to our ABC and Hulu fans for joining us on this wild ride and watching Will Trent. When we set out to bring the series to television screens, we wanted to do justice to the gritty, thrilling world that Karin Slaughter created with her bestselling book series.

Liz Heldens, Dan Thomsen, and the creative team have developed complex and nuanced characters that people are relating to on a human level — and it hasn’t hurt having our little star, Betty, on the call sheet. We’re so excited for the opportunity to dive deeper into these stories with season two.”

Will Trent Season 2 Cast: Who will reprise their roles?

The main cast members who are expected to return are as follows: 

Ramón Rodríguez as Will Trent, Erika Christensen as Angie Polaski, Iantha Richardson as Faith Mitchell, Jake McLaughlin as Michael Ormewood, and Sonja Sohn as Amanda Wagner. The recurring cast members who are also expected to return are as follows: Jennifer Morrison as Abigail Bentley Campano, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Paul Campano, Greg Germann as James Ulster, LisaGay Hamilton as Evelyn Mitchell, and Cora Lu Tran as Nico. 

We would also like to highlight that there can be new cast members introduced in the near future, as it is still uncertain who will join or leave the show for the upcoming season. Hence, we’ll just have to wait and see what happens next. In addition to this, the executive producers are Liz Heldens, Dan Thomsen, Karin Slaughter, and Oly Obst. Ramón Rodriguez is a producer. The crew included Liz Heldens, Dan Thomsen, and executive producer Paul McGuigan.

Will Trent Season 2 Frequently Asked Questions

What is Will Trent based on?

The series is based on Karin Slaughter’s Will Trent series of novels, with Liz Heldens and Daniel Thomsen joining the crew in order to write and executive produce, and Slaughter also to executive produce, with 20th Television as the studio.

How many episodes will be there?

The new season is expected to include at least 13 episodes with an average runtime of 43–44 minutes, just to be consistent with the first season. Of course, this is subject to change if the network wants to make a smaller or bigger season, which will be confirmed later. 

Where to stream?

All the episodes are available to stream on ABC and Hulu based on the viewer’s location. Moreover, you can also watch Will Trent on Disney Plus, Hotstar (for Indian audiences), or FuboTV. You can also stream the show by renting or purchasing it on Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu, with a range of membership options based on viewers’ locations and preferences.

Is there any official promo released?

The filming has not begun yet due to the delays caused by the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, which are now resolved. 

As a result, the production still has time to commence, leading to no official promo being published. In the meantime, check out this official trailer for the first season, which received an 89% approval rating with an average rating of 7/10 based on 9 critic reviews. Metacritic assigned a score of 71 out of 100 based on 7 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews.”

Will Trent Season 1 Trailer