After receiving mixed responses from the fans and critics, there is a possibility of Season 2 of “The Alienist”. This period drama is based on a novel with the same title, written by Caleb Carr. Dr. Laszlo Kreizler an alienist ( study about people having mental illness who alienate themselves from society) is appointed by the police commissioner to investigate a murder. Along with his comrades, John Moore and Sara Howard, the story follows with the New York Police Department against the group and the actions that happen further.
Season 2 Release Date
The first season was released in January 2018. After its release, the show was renewed for a second season. The upcoming season is all set to be based on the other part of the novel, The Angel of Darkness. As per the reports, it is expected to be released in the latter part of 2020. The date has not been confirmed yet. Stay tuned for more updates.
Expected Cast for the Season
The upcoming season will have the same leads as in the previous season. Hence, Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will return in their respective roles. There are reports of the addition of female characters to the show in the new season. Recurring cast members of the show are also going to be a part of Season 2, hopefully. No new addition to the cast has been announced.
Plot For Season 2
Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, an alienist/criminal psychologist is hired by the police commissioner to solve the murder of male prostitutes. He, along with John Moore, a newspaper illustrator, and Sarah Howard, Secretary to Police Commissioner form a team to investigate behind the mysterious murder. They face certain odds as the New York Department of Police opposes Kreizler’s team.
Season 2 is adapted from the Angel of Darkness, jumps a year ahead. With Sara turned into a Private Detective, she seeks out the help of Laszlo to find the daughter of a renowned Spanish dignitary. This causes the team to reunite again. The story follows with Kreizler and his team encountering a mysterious lady, who is related to the kidnapping as well as some other gangs. With the first season being slightly in contrast with the book, Season 2 is expected to be of a similar kind. Check out t