The Netflix original Messiah became the talk of the town even before it hit the screens. The trailer of the first season, itself was so mesmerizing and intriguing. It was released on December 3, 2019. Viewers were eagerly waiting for the release of the entire season. Which was finally premiered on January 1, 2020.
Overnight, season 1 became a huge hit among fans. Its premise and cast were appreciated. But the narration of the series was criticized for being boring and bland. The series was also negatively received by Muslim Viewers. Along with it, The Royal Film Commission of Jordan had asked Netflix not to stream it in Jordan.
But apart from all of it, the series squared up fairly. It consisted of 10 episodes. And the running time of each episode ranged from 38-55 minutes. Michael Petroni is the creator of the show.
Messiah Season 2: Release Date
There was hope for fans for the renewal of Messiah Season 2. But were deeply saddened as Netflix canceled the series. On March 26, 2020, Messiah was canceled by Netflix after season 1. Fans are still hoping that the Messiah season 2 will be picked up by some other online streaming network. Until then, all episodes of Messiah Season 1 are streaming on Netflix.
Messiah Season 2: Cast
As season 2 of the Messiah has been canceled. There has been no confirmation of the cast. The previous cast of season 1, includes:
- Mehdi Dehbi played the character of Al-Masih
- Tomer Sisley played the character of Aviram Dahan
- Michelle Monaghan played the character of CIA Case Officer Eva Geller
- John Ortiz played the character of Felix Iguero
- Melinda Page Hamilton played the character of Anna Iguero
- Stefania LaVie Owen played the character of Rebecca Iguero
- Jane Adams played the character of Miriam Keneally
- Sayyid El Alami played the character of Jibril Medina
Messiah Season 2: Plot
The premise of the show revolves around a man who is first visible in the Middle East. He gathers a group of followers who consider him to be the return of Jesus (Isa). The man’s sudden popularity and the miracles happening around him give rise to an international following. Suspicions grow among the western world. And a case is put through, investigated by CIA officer.
Since the show, did not end on a cliffhanger, not much can be said about season 2. The renewal of the season is not even confirmed. The confirmed news is that Messiah season 2 is canceled. If the show is picked up by some other streaming network, it may dive deeper into the return of Jesus.
Messiah Season 2: Storyline
The storyline of Messiah Season 1 involves the return of Jesus (Isa), as already mentioned in the bible and the Quran. The unexpected appearance of the man, as the return of Jesus, sparked rage internationally.
A CIA officer was held in charge of the investigation. As the man, said to be Jesus gathered a large number of people, resulting in Public disruption. The officer embarks on an international risky mission. She sets on to the true identity of the so-called Messiah. Whether he is what he says or merely a deceptive con artist. Messiah questions the thin lines between religion and politics.
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