The court will be back in session in 2022 for Your Honor.
Showtime has officially ordered a second season of the Bryan Cranston-directed thriller, the premium cabler announced Tuesday during its TCA summer press tour.
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Bryan Cranston will return for the second season, which will span 10 episodes and will be released sometime in 2022.
“We were impressed by Your Honor, by the power of [Peter Moffat’s] storytelling, for the depth of Bryan’s performance and for the overwhelming reaction from our subscribers who watched in record numbers, “Showtime Entertainment President Gary Levine said in a statement.
Imagine our delight when we learned that Peter believed he had more stories to tell and Bryan felt he had more depth to probe. So, along with his millions of fans, I am happily yelling ‘Encore!’ «
The show features a case closed at the end of the season, but with successful limited series, there is always the desire to continue.
The series is executive produced by Emmy nominees Robert and Michelle King (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Evil) and Liz Glotzer (Evil, The Good Fight).
The show starred Cranston as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son, Adam (Hunter Doohan), is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, cheating, and impossible choices.
SAG award winner Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name) was also on board as Jimmy Baxter, the feared boss of a crime family alongside Emmy and Golden Globe (R) nominee Hope Davis (For the People). like his wife, Gina. , who could be even more dangerous than her husband.
The cast also includes Carmen Ejogo (Selma), Isiah Whitlock Jr. (The Wire) and Sofia Black-D’Elia (The Night Of).
Las estrellas invitadas adicionales incluyeron a Maura Tierney (The Affair), Amy Landecker (Transparente), la ganadora del Emmy Margo Martindale (The Americans), Lorraine Toussaint (Orange Is the New Black), Chet Hanks (Empire), Lamar Johnson (The Hate You Give) y Lilli Kay (Chambers).
Simply put, it was a stellar cast.
Additionally, Showtime has revamped Desus & Mario and Flatbish Misdemeanors for additional seasons.
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