A psychological thriller series is a rare treat to all the people and The Alienist is proving to be a successful one. Here is an update on season 2 of the show and plot, release date and cast, etc.
The Alienist is based on the novel of Caleb Carr in the same name and the setting of the show is set in 1896 New York. After continuous killings in New York, a criminal psychologist, a newspaper illustrator, and a police secretary are assigned to investigate the case and catch the criminal in secret by the police commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt. The criminal psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler is called an ‘Alienist’ as he studies mental pathologies of humans and behavior to understand their doings.
The show aired on 22 January 2018 in TNT Network. After a total of 10 episodes, the season ended. Asking about a sequel, Bruhl who plays the Alienist said that he only considered the show as a short series but he would be willing to write for another season for fans and the cast.
Season 2 of The Alienist is called The Alienist: Angel of Darkness and the existing cast is returning for another season. In this season, the trio is gonna look for a kidnapped infant named Ana Linares. The show will focus on the real problems America faced during that timeframe like income inequality, ill-treatment of women, and corruption in institutions. Dakota Fanning, Luke Evans, and Daniel Brühl are returning with other new cast members like Melanie Field and Rosy McEwen.
The show will air in TNT Network like Season 1 and The Alienist: Angel of Darkness will premiere on July 26 at 9/8c.
Stay tuned for any new updates!