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Bodyguard Season 2: Release Dates, Plot, Cast, and Trailer

Bodyguard Season 2: Release Dates, Plot, Cast, and Trailer
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A Golden Globe Award-winning series, Bodyguard, became the most viewed content on its platform, immediately picking up anticipation for the second instalment. The article informs readers about Bodyguard Season 2 including its release dates, cast, and potential updates. It also details all the speculations surrounding the release of Season 2.

The British political thriller, Bodyguard, has become one of the most popular series on BBC One. Featuring Richard Madden as a lead actor, Bodyguard made its debut on August 26, 2018, achieving the highest BBC viewing figures. An acclaimed series, Bodyguard, along with garnering accolades from critics, quickly earned anticipation for a second season.

Will there be a Season 2 of Bodyguard?

While the hit series premiered in 2018, it has neither been renewed nor been canceled. Though the series is in talks following its debut, none of them provided a confirmed update for Bodyguard Season 2.

Will there be a Season 2 of Bodyguard?
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Speculations Around Bodyguard Season 2

  • In 2018, the writer of the series, Jed Mercurio, said in a media interaction that he was just going to “begin talks” with BBC for a second instalment of Bodyguard.
  • An update from the lead of the series, Richard Madden, about the second season of Bodyguard, read

I’m going to meet Jed in a couple of weeks, to have a chat and see what’s in his brilliant brain.

  • In the same interview with Deadline, Richard Madden hinted at Bodyguard receiving four seasons. His statement read,

It’s probably fair to say we would probably approach any thoughts of a second series with the idea that it would create an opportunity for a third or fourth. To adopt a sporting phrase, we kind of decided to leave everything on the field for series one.

  • In 2020, Jed Mercurio, in an interview with The Guardian, confirmed in an interview

If you read the websites of certain major newspapers, there’s some sort of announcement every week. But when you read the article, you realise they have no factual content whatsoever.

  • In 2021, Simon Heath, the CEO of World Productions, which oversees Bodyguard and Line of Duty, said,

Bodyguard is a big beast to put back together.

What are the release dates of Bodyguard Season 2?

Although the creator and the cast have hinted at hopeful updates about BodyGuard Season 2, an official confirmation is awaited. While no green signal has been received by the British series, we can expect Season 2 release dates to be somewhere in 2025.

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Who is in the cast of BodyGuard Season 2?

A second season of BodyGuard has not received a green signal yet. While an official confirmation is awaited, a potential list of cast has been revealed. They are,

  • Richard Madden as David Budd
  • Keeley Hawes as Julie Montagu
  • Gina McKee as Anna Samson
  • Sophie Rundle as Vicky Budd
  • Vincent Franklin as Mike Travis
  • Pippa Haywood as Lorraine Craddock
  • Paul Ready as Rob MacDonald
  • Nicholas Gleaves as Roger Penhaligon
  • Stuart Bowman as Stephen Hunter-Dunn
  • David Westhead as John Vosler
  • Ash Tandon as Deepak Sharma
  • Bella Padden as Ella Budd
  • Matthew Stagg as Charlie Budd
  • Claire-Louise Cordwell as Kim Knowles
  • Shubham Saraf as Tahir Mahmood
  • Timothy Knightley as SO15 Control
  • Jonathan Nyati as MASTS
  • Mark Holgate as ARV Leader
  • Richard Riddell as Tom Fenton

Besides, the non-returning cast members are,

  • Tom Brooke as Andy Apsted
  • Shubham Saraf as Tahir Mahmood
  • Claire-Louise Cordwell as Kim Knowles
Bodyguard Season 2: Release Dates, Plot, Cast, and Trailer
Source: Netflix

Is there a trailer for BodyGuard Season 2?

Since an official confirmation for a second season is awaited, there are no trailers for BodyGuard Second Season.

Source: Netflix

Is there a synopsis for Bodyguard Season 2?

Owing to no updates for a second season, there is no synopsis for Season 2. However, likely, the second season will obtain a similar synopsis as Bodyguard’s debut season. Bodyguard Season 1 synopsis read,

War veteran David Budd finds work as a police sergeant with London’s Metropolitan Police Service, in the Royalty and Specialist Protection branch. He is assigned to protect the home secretary, the Rt. Hon. Julia Montague MP, a controversial and ambitious politician who is described as “the sociopath” by one of her aides, and who has plans to introduce invasive new surveillance powers for security forces. Finding himself increasingly at odds with Montague’s policies and personality, and dealing with physical and psychological scars from his time serving in Afghanistan, volatile Budd is torn between his beliefs and his duty to protect.

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