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Is The Night Manager Returning After Eight Years With A New Season?

Is The Night Manager Returning After Eight Years With A New Season?
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MCU’s Loki, Tom Hiddleston, is in talks for his role as The Night Manager. The article discusses the series, its associated members, and details of its second season. Alongside, we have talked about the release date, cast, and trailer of The Night Manager season 2. Its plot and where to watch it are also discussed.

A British spy thriller series, The Night Manager, premiered on BBC in 2016. It is based on John le Carré’s 1993 novel of the same name. The critically acclaimed series won not one or two, but eleven awards. The six-episode first season grabbed two Primetime Emmy Awards. Eight years after its release, the title is again in discussion. In this article, we discuss whether there will be a second season of The Night Manager, along with its release date, cast, and trailer.

About The Night Manager Season 1

Before moving on to discuss the next installment, let’s have a look at the various important details about The Night Manager season 1.

GenreDrama
Espionage
Spy thriller
WriterDavid Farr
DirectorSusanne Bier
ProducerRob Bullock
Executive ProducersDavid Farr
Susanne Bier
John le Carré
Tom Hiddleston
Hugh Laurie
Production CompanyThe Ink Factory
Demarest Films
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Total Seasons1
Total Episodes6
Network BBC One (United Kingdom)
AMC (United States)
Is The Night Manager Returning After Eight Years With A New Season?
Image: Prime Video

Is there a Season 2 of The Night Manager?

Even though it has been eight years since fans saw the explosive first season, anticipation for a season 2 did not fade. Last month, BBC confirmed two new seasons for the series. It was also shared that the filming for the same will begin later this year.

The speculations for a second season arose when an exclusive report by Deadline confirmed its return. At that time, the media outlet shared that Amazon Prime Video and the BBC are pairing up for the next seasons, with the writer of the first season, David Farr, reprising his role.

Vernon Sanders, Head of Television, Amazon MGM Studios stated:

We are elated to bring additional seasons of The Night Manager to our Prime Video customers.

We’re excited to be back in business with the BBC and look forward to continuing the show’s journey with The Night Manager team.

When will The Night Manager Season 2 be released?

The shooting for the second season is expected to start later this year. The locations will be in South America and London. While there’s no way of knowing the exact dates, fans can expect the second season to roll out in 2025.

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Who will feature in Season 2 of The Night Manager?

The first season featured a fierce cast. It is confirmed that the lead actor, Tom Hiddleston, will reprise his role as Jonathan Pine. Announcing his return, Tom stated,

The first series of The Night Manager was one of the most creatively fulfilling projects I have ever worked on. The depth, range and complexity of Jonathan Pine was, and remains, a thrilling prospect.

Other than that, there is no confirmation whether new faces will make an appearance or the old star-studded cast will reprise their role. Hopefully, a power-packed cast will be seen in the second season as well. The cast from season 1 is as follows: 

  • Tom Hiddleston
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Olivia Colman
  • Tom Hollander
  • Elizabeth Debicki
  • Alistair Petrie
  • David Harewood
  • Douglas Hodge
  • Antonio de la Torre
  • Tobias Menzies

When can we expect The Night Manager Season 2 trailer?

As of now, it is only known that the series will begin filming sometime in 2024. So, a trailer is not available; but is expected to drop in 2025.

Source: BBC

What could be the plot of The Night Manager Season 2?

Well, even with this limited information, one thing is sure: there are an endless number of possibilities. The Telegraph quoted in a report last month about the potential storyline of The Night Manager season 2. It stated that,

The series will follow Pine facing a new and more deadly challenge after being informed that arms dealer Richard Roper, played by Hugh Laurie, is dead.

Where can I watch The Night Manager Season 2?

The first installment is currently available for streaming on BBC iPlayer in the UK and on Prime Video globally. Likewise, the second season will also air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK. In other countries, it will be available on Prime Video.

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Shubhangi Srivastava

Shubhangi is a budding professional with a love for storytelling and an eye for detail. A journalism student and content enthusiast currently working at Tecuy Media. She is eager to bring freshness to the writing field and explore the world through her words.

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