The comedy-horror TV series ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ will be returning with its second season, and fans of the show are extremely excited to see how the team is going to extend the story in the upcoming season. We have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the forthcoming installment, so here is everything you need to know about What We Do in the Shadows Season 2.
How was the reception of ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Season 2?
Created by Jemaine Clement, ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ has been grabbing the attent of the fans ever since it made its debut back in 2019 on FX, and it was well-received by the audiences and the critics how praised the storyline and the performances of the cast members. According to the recent speculations, the upcoming second season of ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ will be very intense, and fans will have to keep a close eye on the events of the show as it will have significant implications down the line.
— What We Do In The Shadows (@theshadowsfx) January 6, 2020
What We Do in the Shadows Season 1 performed quite well, and it received an approval rating of 94% and an overall score of 7.84 on Rotten Tomatoes, which is quite good for a show making its debut. According to the latest rating reports, What We Do in the Shadows Season 1 maintained an average rating of 0.5 in the demographic range of 18-49, and it gathered an average viewership of over a million, and considering all the recent leaks and rumors, fans are incredibly hyped to see the gang back in action in season 2, so it will be interesting to see what the team is planning to offer us in season 2.
‘What We Do in the Shadows’ is based on Taika Waititi and Clement’s 2014 movie of the same name, and the story revolves around four vampires who happen to be roommates residing in the heart of New York City. According to FX Networks and FX Productions’ Nick Grad, the trio of Paul Simms, Jemaine Clement, and Taika Waiti has managed to adapt the ‘cult-classic’ to its precise and has managed to impress the fans which drove the head team to grant the show a green light for the second season in May 2019.
What is the plot of What We Do in the Shadows Season 2?
The official plot of season 2 is kept under wraps; however, it is expected to continue from where season 1 left off. According to new updates, the imminent season 2 will be focusing more on Guillermo and his ancestral background, which has become the new topic of discussion among fans, especially after it was revealed that Guillermo was linked to Abraham Van Helsing, a famous vampire hunter. There are many rumors which claim that Guillermo’s destiny is to become a vampire hunter, and he will end up being on the other side of the people he is living around.
The writer and the co-executive producer of the show, Stefani Robinson told in an interview that it is one of those moments where a lowkey character climbs up the ranks to become a very important character and Guillermo might end up killing all the vampires, but, she added that before it happens, she would like to explore the character more as a ‘human being,’ and how he manages to balance his dual life.
How many episodes are there in What We Do in the Shadows Season 2?
According to the official word, the upcoming season will feature a total of 10 new episodes.
Who is in the cast of What We Do in the Shadows Season 2?
The cast for the upcoming season includes Kayvan Novak as Nandor, Matt Berry as Laszlo Cravensworth, Natasia Demetriou as Nadja, Harvey Guillén as Guillermo, Mark Proksch as Colin Robinson, Doug Jones as Baron Afanas, Beanie Feldstein as Jenna, Jake McDorman as Jeff Suckler, and others.
New monsters, huge guest stars (@HamillHimself) and the fallout from that killer season finale twist.@AJemaineClement and cast preview what's next for the vampires of Staten Island in #ShadowsFX Season 2. https://t.co/4UyhUX2yjR
— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) January 26, 2020
When is the update of What We Do in the Shadows Season 2?
What We Do in the Shadows Season 2 will be released on 15th April (Wednesday) 2020 on FX at 10/9c.