Starzplay have announced Season 2 of Ramy will be launching in August, tonight we have the season Trailer. The new series promises delve more into the titular characters spiritual journey. That Spiritual mentor role for Ramy is played by Two-Time Oscar®-Winner Mahershala Ali!
Back in NJ after his trip to Egypt, Ramy meets a Sheikh from a local Sufi Center who becomes his spiritual mentor. They enter into an Islamic oath, The Bay’ah setting Ramy off on a new journey with its own obstacles.
“Ramy” follows first-generation, Egyptian-American Ramy Hassan (Youssef) who is on a spiritual journey in his politically-divided New Jersey neighborhood. “Ramy” brings a new perspective to the screen as it explores the challenges of what it’s like to be caught between a religious community who believes life is a moral test, and a millennial generation that doubts an afterlife even exists. In the second season, Ramy delves further into his spiritual journey, finding a new Muslim community and embracing a deeper commitment to his faith.
Alongside Youssef, the new season will star two-time Academy Award® and Golden Globe® Award-winner Mahershala Ali. The series also features Mohammed Amer, Hiam Abbass, Amr Waked, May Calamawy, Dave Merheje, Laith Nakli and Steve Way.
“Ramy” is written, executive produced, created by and stars Ramy Youssef, executive produced by A24’s Ravi Nandan, co-creators Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch, Jerrod Carmichael, and produced by A24.
Season 2 cast will also feature Mohammed Amer, Hiam Abbass, Amr Waked, May Calamawy, Dave Merheje, Laith Nakli and Steve Way.
Ramy Season 2 will launch on Starzplay in the Uk, Ireland and alongside Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland on 6th August.