FX finally announced the release date of ‘What We Do In The Shadows Season 2.’ In fact, the makers have another surprise to add to the news. The second season is set to add a legendary Star Wars actor to the cast. The popular horror-comedy series is about to get much more interesting than ever before. Hence, here’s everything you need to know.
What We Do In The Shadows is one of the best remakes ever in history. The highly-rated television show is based on a 2014 mockumentary film of the same name. Upon its debut back in March 2019, the series became an instant hit with loads of appreciation from critics around the world. It follows a unique storyline about four vampire roommates living together in New York City for hundreds of years.
What We Do In The Shadows Season 2: Renewal & Production Details
Show creator Jemaine Clement was immensely praised for his craft upon the release of the popular series. The debut season performed exceptionally well and received high ratings from fans and critics alike. Hence, the demand for a second season rose, and FX ended up renewing the show by May 2019.
Filming for ‘What We Do In The Shadows Season 2’ began soon after. Whereas, the cast and crew wrapped productions by late-December 2019.
Season 2 Adds Star Wars Cast Member – Mark Hamill
The second season of the famous horror-comedy is set to add an iconic member to its cast. Clement recently confirmed that Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill is set to guest star in the latest installment. However, the show creator did not reveal any further details upon the details of the character he will play. Although fans of the iconic film franchise are excited to watch Hamill on the show.
Actor Mark Hamill was recently seen in Disney’s ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.’ The film is on the way to clear the $1 billion mark at the global box office by this weekend.
S2 Bids Goodbye To Jenna & Taika Waititi
What We Do In The Shadows Season 2 will bid its Goodbyes to two of the most iconic parts of the series. Writer and executive producer of the show, Taika Waititi will no longer direct episodes of the new season. Waititi will remain to play other roles on his show, however, will skip the role of a Director this time. He previously helmed three episodes in the debut installment.
On the other hand, fans will also miss Jenna from the second installment of the FX series. Due to some of her film commitments, ‘Booksmart’ star Beanie Feldstein did not film Season 2. Hence, her character will not return to the mockumentary this time. Jemaine Clement confirmed the news and expressed distress as he had planned Jenna to be a big character this season.
What We Do In The Shadows Season 2: Release Date
FX finally confirmed the official release date of the mockumentary’s sophomore outing. Well, mark the day in your calendars as ‘What We Do In The Shadows Season 2’ returns on April 15, 2020, at 10 pm ET/PT only on FX. Whereas it will arrive on FX on Hulu the next day.