The Lazarus Project season 2: Release date, cast, latest news
Season 2 of the twisty sci-fi drama is coming very soon.
Fans of The Lazarus Project, the wait has been worth it! We've finally got a release date and official trailer for season 2.
Season 1 ended in a dramatic way, with the world stuck in a three-week time loop and George (Paapa Essiedu) and co with no idea how to solve it.
The new trailer teases more world-ending action to come when the series hits Sky in October, with the incredible cast, including Anjli Mohindra (Archie), Caroline Quentin (Wes), Charly Clive (Sarah) and Rudi Dharmalingam (Shiv) back in business.
In the jam-packed trailer, Wes tells the Lazarus Project crew: "The world will keep being destroyed for, in theory, infinity."
Season 2 will see the gang attempt to stop the destruction of the world by going back in time in order to save the future - so, no pressure then.
This season also adds new cast members including Colin Salmon, Royce Pierreson, Safia Oakley-Green, Lorne MacFadyen, Zoe Telford, Sam Troughton and James Atherton.
Showrunner Joe Barton previously told RadioTimes.com that season 2 was "the hardest thing I've ever had to do," calling the period between getting recommissioned and shooting commencing "very, very tight" and "stressful".
He also referred to the plot as "so complicated", hinting at even more twists and turns for George and his fellow Lazarus Project agents next season.
In fact, Barton also hinted at the possibility of introducing other ex-agents after Tom Burke's character Rebrov was described as one of many Lazarus Project traitors.
"It's something we'd probably explore more if we get further series. And that idea of what the toll is on these people who do this thing," he said.
The Lazarus Project season 2 release date
Sky has confirmed the sci-fi drama will arrive on 15th November 2023 - so fans don't have long to wait at all!
All episodes dropped at once last time, so we're expecting the same again. Prepare for a binge!
The Lazarus Project season 2 cast
Many of the cast are back to reprise their roles. Returning to the show are:
- Paapa Essiedu as George
- Anjli Mohindra as Archie
- Charly Clive as Sarah
- Rudi Dharmalingam as Shiv
- Caroline Quentin as Wes
- Tom Burke as Rebrov
- Vinette Robinson as Janet
- Salóme Gunnarsdóttir as Greta
Paapa Essiedu is officially back as app developer turned sort-of-time-traveller George, as is Charly Clive as his girlfriend Sarah, with both appearing in the trailer.
Also joining the cast for season 2 are:
- Colin Salmon
- Royce Pierreson
- Safia Oakley-Green
- Lorne MacFadyen
- Zoe Telford
- Sam Troughton
- James Atherton
Their roles are currently TBC but we'll keep you posted as soon as more details are released.
The Lazarus Project season 2 plot
Sky has released a synopsis which reads: "When the world locks into a never-ending time loop that will ultimately end with the planet’s complete extinction, the Lazarus team must race against time to find a solution before humanity is wiped out forever. Among their number is resolute Lazarus agent, George (Paapa Essiedu), who’s been left in disgrace after betraying the organisation in the name of love.
"George is determined to redeem himself and win back the trust of his friends, colleagues, and the love of his life. But when he discovers that the cause he’s fighting is more sinister than it appears, George begins to suspect that the only person he can really trust is himself."
Stakes certainly sound higher this time around, with season 1's ending setting things up for a tense run.
For one, George's girlfriend Sarah is now aware of the time loop and George's involvement with The Lazarus Project, with this likely to have an impact on their relationship.
Janet is also stuck in 2012, but whether the team will be able to rescue her or whether the Chinese government will get to her first remains unanswered. The fate of her young daughter with Rebrov, born after their son was erased by the time loop, is also up in the air.
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There's also the possibility of other ex-agents showing up to make matters more complicated for Wes and the team.
As soon as more details emerge, we'll update this page.
The Lazarus Project season 2 trailer
The new trailer for The Lazarus Project season 2 teases a whole lot more action to come.
You can check it out below:
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