After long deliberation, the BBC and AMC decided to renew the show for a second season. This is brilliant news for the fans of the series. They have been waiting for quite some time to find out whether the show will be renewed or not. Despite the confirmation of the renewal, there have been no further updates about the other stuff such as the cast and the release date.
McMafia Season 2 Cast: Who will we see?
Now moving on to the cast of the second season. There hasn’t been any confirmation regarding the cast members for the new season. James Norton is expected to return to play the role of Alex Godman.
Boris Goodman as David Denick
Faye Marsay as Alex’s sister.
Juliet Rylance as Rebecca Harper
Aleksey Serebryakov as Dimitri Godman
Maria Shukshin as Oksana Godman.
McMafia Season 2 Details
It has been reported that the second season will be released in the UK after it has aired in the US. The first season aired on February 26, 2018. The second was expected to be released around the same time. But, it seems that McMafia will take a bit longer to return than what we expected. According to BBC, the first season of McMafia drew over seven million viewers.
The second season will definitely bring more drama to our screens. In the first season, we went through Alex Godman’s journey as he was lured into a world of corruption and violence. Godamn is an investment banker and manager. He is the son of Russian exiles. Towards the end, we saw Alex striking a deal with the criminals in order to bring a huge amount of heroin into the European markets.
McMafia: What’s it all about?
For first time fans, here’s the trailer for season one of McMafia, which aired back in 2018.
The show is based on the best-selling book of the same name. It has been written by Misha Glenny. It is reported that Glenny’s book will continue to inspire for the second season.
Update April 2020
McMafia season 2 was affirmed by the BBC, with James Norton set to repeat his job as the child of Russian ex-horde manager Alex Godman. The motivation for this amazing show comes from book whose name is ‘McMafia’s journey through the global criminal underworld’, and the book is composed by Misha Glenny in 2008. First season of the arrangement was discharged in the United Kingdom on January first in 2018 and the United States on 26th February in 2018.
McMafia season 2 has been affirmed by the makers and by BBC didn’t take long to announce that.
McMafia Season 2 Release Date
McMafia Season 2 will be released in late-2020. Although, this release scheduled is not verified by BBC as there is no official release date for the show. The speculation of the release date has raised from various reports. Season 2 was quickly committed back in 2018 right after Season 1 ended. The show was also rumored to be in production in 2019, although many resources claimed it as a hoax created by fans
Be that as it may, shooting could be deferred after Maria Shukshina revealed to press that the subsequent season could begin shooting in winter 2019. Her meeting came not long after the recommission in 2018, as indicated by Business Times. From that point forward, there have been unsubstantiated reports that the shooting postponed on season two due to unknown reasons. McMafia has been co-created by the Cuba Pictures, BBC, and American system AMC, who is behind shows like Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead. Season one comprised of eight scenes and all things considered, the subsequent run will include a comparative number of portions.