Amazon Studios head of television Vernon Sanders commented on the progress of Reacher Season 2 and hinted at a potential release date. Based on the best-selling book series by author Lee Child, Amazon’s Reacher features former Titans actor Alan Richson as the titular character.
A former military police officer turned drifter, Richson Jack Reacher loves to find trouble wherever his travels take him, battling dangerous criminals. Amazon officially announced that Reacher Season 2 is in development three days after Season 1 premiered on Prime Video in February this year.
With filming for the new season only beginning at the end of September, it’s still not clear when audiences will see Richson’s Jack Reacher return to their screens. However, in a recent interview with Collider, Amazon Studios’ head of television hinted that a sophomore season could arrive in 2023.
Praising Ritchson’s portrayal of the character, Sanders suggested that Season 2 will exceed expectations for the series this year. Debut. “I think the show has a good chance of coming back next year,” he added. See his full comments below. It is going very well. Alan is back and he’s absolutely fantastic in the role.
I am very proud to have found producers who are the right fit for Reacher. Reacher fans of the book, their reaction to the show were nothing short of dreamy. Season 2 was amazing. As great as season one was, I think season two will deliver even more, and I think the show has a good chance of returning next year.
Praised for giving a version of the character true to the original books rather than Tom Cruise’s replacement for 2012’s Jack Reacher and its 2016 sequel, viewers can expect Richson’s former MP to find himself in trouble throughout Season 2.
From the original source material, Season 2 takes place in an entirely new location with a whole new cast of characters. As such, viewers shouldn’t expect the return of Willa Fitzgerald’s Roscoe or Malcolm Goodwin’s Captain Finlay from Season 1.
However, Maria Stan’s Frances Neagley is a recurring character in the books and a friend of Reacher’s since his time in the army. , she is expected to return. Given the challenges Ritchson Reacher faces, Season 2 is expected to offer a more personal struggle for his physically imposing character.
Reacher Season 1 was inspired by the original Jack Reacher book, 1997’s Killing Floor, with Season 2 leading up to 2007’s Bad Luck and Trouble, the eleventh book in the series. In this book, the U.S. Reacher finds himself investigating the systematic murders of his old comrades in the Army’s 110th MP Special Investigation Unit.
And, unlike Season 1’s small-town setting, Season 2 should closely follow Bad Luck and Trouble, which should see Reacher make waves in both Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Joining the cast in the new season is The Vampire Diaries’ Shawn Sipos, who is set to play David O’Donnell, one of Reacher’s former brothers, who is also heavily wrapped up in the unfolding mystery.
Other actors previously confirmed for the season include Serinda Swann (Inhumans), Ferdinand Kingsley (The Sandman), and Rory Cochrane (Antlers). Boasting an impressive cast and action-packed source material, fans are now eager to see what’s in store for them, knowing that Reacher Season 2 will hit sometime next year.