StarzPlay have announce today that they have renewed Blindspotting, the spin-off series of the 2018 film of the same for a second season.
The critically acclaimed breakout dramedy, left viewers wanting more and critics loving every moment. That good Rottentomatoes giving the series 100% executively produced by Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs. The duo off course the stars of the film with Casal also the series showrunner and returns to reprise his role as Miles.
The show stars Jasmine Cephas Jones, Rafael Casal, Benjamin Earl Turner, Atticus Woodward, Jaylen Barron, Candace Nicholas-Lippman, and Helen Hunt. Season one picked up six months after the end of the film. The series centres on Ashley (Jones), who is nipping at the heels of a middle class life in Oakland until Miles, her partner of 12 years and father of their son, is suddenly incarcerated, leaving her to navigate a chaotic and humorous existential crisis when she is forced to move in with Miles’ mother and half-sister.
“The award-worthy artistry and creativity that Rafael, Daveed and the entire ‘Blindspotting’ team poured into the series took the comedy genre to a new level and I can’t wait to see what they have in store for season two,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO at STARZ. “The series deservedly garnered critical acclaim and is a wonderful example of our programming mandate focused on unique, authentic stories by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences.”
“We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love for Season 2, and have been hard at work for the last few months crafting the next chapter of this Bay story. We are so excited to bring the next season to life with the incredible artistry of our cast and crew, and our partners Starz and Lionsgate. They done fucked around and gave us more runway, so welcome back to the ordeal!”
Blindspotting is one of those rareties which very few films come TV shows adapt perfectly. Blindspotting Season 2 doesn’t have a release date yet, expect sometime 2022.