The historical drama TV series, Gentleman Jack, will be returning with its second season, and the way the finale of season 1 went down, fans of the show are looking forward to seeing in what direction the story propagates in the upcoming season. There are numerous rumors and speculations on season 2, and we have gathered all the latest updates and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Gentleman Jack Season 2.
How was the reception of Gentleman Jack?
According to a few speculations, the upcoming second installment will be very interesting, and fans will have to be very attentive to the minute details, which will have major implications on the story later on. Created by Sally Wainwright under the joint production of HBO and BBC One, Gentleman Jack performed quite well when it made its debut on 22nd April 2019, and it was well-received by the audiences.
Season One managed to gather over 5 million viewers, and The Hollywood Reporter, in its review, termed the show as a ‘funny, smart, and touching story.’ The critics were full of praise for the uniqueness of the story and the performance of the cast members. Considering the positive feedback from all corners, BBC One decided to give the show the green light for its second installment, and the official announcement was made on 23rd May 2019. The show was filmed in Yorkshire and its vicinity, which included Shibden Hall and Sutton Park.
What is the plot of Gentleman Jack Season 2?
The story of the show is set in 1832’s Yorkshire, and it is based on Lister’s collection of diaries, which documents a ‘lifetime of lesbian relationships.’ According to Wainwright, the team has a lot of new bold stories about Ann Walker and Anne Lister to tell in the upcoming season. Season 2 of Gentleman Jack will mainly focus on the newlywed couple, and fans will get to see them start their new journey as they move to Shibden Hall. In the interview with Deadline, Wainwright revealed that season 2 would focus on the duo as they deal with their marriage and how they conduct in public and deal with their ‘detractors’ which would affect their relationship.
Wainwright also revealed to Radio Times Magazine that the dynamic nature of the Ann and Anne’s relationship gave them a lot of new interesting areas to explore in season 2, and the most important thing will be the way to deal with the oppositions that they will face after their marriage.
How many episodes are there in Gentleman Jack Season 2?
Gentleman Jack Season 2 is expected to feature a total of 8-10 episodes.
Who is in the cast of Gentleman Jack Season 2?
The cast for the upcoming season includes Suranne Jones an Anne Lister, Sophie Rundle as Ann Walker, Joe Armstrong as Samuel Washington, Amelia Bullmore as Eliza Priestly, Rosy Cavaliero as Elizabeth Cordingley, Gemma Whelan as Marian Lister, Gemma Jones as Aunt Lister, Timothy West as Jeremy Lister, Tom Lewis as Thomas Snowden, and others.
What is the update of Gentleman Jack Season 2?
Gentleman Jack Season 2 is expected to release in June 2020. The official update is yet to be revealed. However, we will keep you posted with the latest updates.