Developed by David E. Kelley, ‘Big Sky’ is a crime drama series that follows the book The Highway by C.J. Box. The drama aired on 17th November 2020 on the ABC network, but surprising thing is that till now not all its episodes have premiered on the network. ABC has telecasted 14 episodes while 2 episodes are still waiting for their chance to come on screen. The 15th episode is ready to stream on 11th May 2021 while the 16th one is all set to premiere on 18th May. Now, you might be thinking why the series is taking so much time to conclude.
It’s so because there were several interruptions during its journey due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, these gaps didn’t create a negative impact on the drama, in fact, they increased the curiosity level of viewers for the upcoming episodes. Fortunately, the series has performed as per the expectations of people so far. In fact, since its arrival, people’s interest in thriller shows has increased rapidly. Now, the season is going to wrap up in May so the fans are asking when Big Sky Season 2 will land on ABC.
ABC has recently revealed fresh news about season 2 which will surely amuse you if you are a big fan of the series. Here is what we have explored about the second installment so far –
Has ABC Announced Big Sky Season 2 Release Date?
Well, ABC hasn’t revealed the airing date of season 2. I think we will have to wait for a while to know the season 2 release date as the last episode of the beginning season is yet to be premiered. However, the celebratory news for the fans of the series is that ABC has given a green signal to the second installment of the series. The commencement news arrived soon after ABC renovated another pharmaceutical series “The Good Doctor” featuring Freddie Highmore.
So, if the environmental situation remains under control in the forthcoming months and creators execute their plans properly then we can be informed about the release date of Big Sky season 2 soon. Apart from renewal, Variety has also revealed that Elwood Reid has got the job of showrunner for the upcoming season. He has been part of popular shows like The Chi, The Bridge, Hawaii Five-O, and Barkskins. He took the responsibility from creator and executive producer David E. Kelley.
After experiencing the harsh impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the inaugural season, Variety earlier mentioned that streaming networks such as ABC are trying to renovate most of the ongoing shows instead of selecting fresh series. As far as the Big Sky Season 2 is concerned if it doesn’t face gaps like the previous season then it can be released after the mid of 2022.
How Will Big Sky Season 2 Plot Be?
During the first season, Cassie and Jenny are on the verge of the guys liable for the drama of kidnaps that have happened in Montana and Cody’s demise. Initially, they don’t enjoy each other’s company but later they keep their perspectives apart so that they can put forward some layer of termination to Cody’s life. Cassie and Jenny have remained united for a long time and though we don’t know where Big Sky will throw them, it’s secure to predict that the duo will come up with another suspense in Big Sky season 2.
Big Sky country is a huge area with a cluster of robbers and killers lying hidden about. In season 2, Cassie and Jenny can form their own investigating team to decode criminal cases where the police seem struggling. In the first season, we have seen suspenseful twists and thrilling turns and it’s looking that Big Sky season 2 episodes won’t be dissimilar in this context from the previous season. The remarks of drama writer Maria Sten are also hinting that next season won’t be less in terms of thrill and adventure from the past one.
While talking to Entertainment Weekly, she mentioned “We’ve set up that no one is safe in this world and there are a lot of awful things that happen in the backwoods of Montana. So in that sense, we are very excited about introducing new characters, new storylines, new cases that will come to pepper the show and spice things up and throw a wrench in the day-to-day for Cassie and Jenny.”
Who Will Be Part Of Big Sky Season 2 Cast?
Showrunners haven’t dropped major hints about the cast of the upcoming season. However, it doesn’t seem that any big variation will occur in Big Sky Season 2. Many trusted sources like Looper are hinting that most of the previous actors will return in the second installment of the drama. Kylie Bunbury and Katheryn Winnick have been key actors in the series. They have played core characters in the drama for which they have also got applauded by viewers.
Now, if we look at the comments delivered by scriptwriter Maria Sten during his conversation with EW, it looks that some new characters are going to be added in season 2. If so, then some new actors will be hired to complete the task. Hence, there will be a proper ratio between the new stars and former stars. Besides this, we haven’t received more updates about the cast of season 2. According to recent reports, the stars who are expected to be seen in the second season are –
- Katheryn Winnick will play his role as Jenny Hoyt.
- Kylie Bunbury will deliver her role of Cassie Dewell.
- Brian Geraghty will be seen as Ronald Pergman.
- Dedee Pfeiffer will portray the character of Denise Brisbane.
- Jesse James Keitel will display the character of Jerrie Kennedy.
- Jade Pettyjohn will present the character of Grace Sullivan.
- Valerie Mahaffey will play her role as Helen Pergman.
- Natalie Alyn Lind will deliver her role of Danielle Sullivan.
- Ted Levine will be seen as Horst Kleinsasser.
- Brooke Smith will portray the character of Merrilee Legarski.
- Gage Marsh will display the character of Justin Hoyt.
- Jeffrey Joseph will present the character of Joseph Dewell.
- Patrick Gallagher will play his role as Sheriff Walter Tubb.
- Camille Sullivan will deliver her role of Joanie Sullivan.
- Chad Willett will be seen as Robert Sullivan.
- Sharon Taylor will portray the character of Commander Elena Sosa.
How Many Episodes Will Be In Big Sky Season 2?
In the inaugural season, we have watched 14 episodes that are –
- Episode 1: Pilot
- Episode 2: Nowhere to Run
- Episode 3: The Big Rick
- Episode 4: Unfinished Business
- Episode 5: A Good Day to Die
- Episode 6: The Wolves Are Always Out for Blood
- Episode 7: I Fall to Pieces
- Episode 8: The End Is Near
- Episode 9: Let It Be Him
- Episode 10: Catastrophic Thinking
- Episode 11: All Kinds of Snakes
- Episode 12: No Better Than Dogs
- Episode 13: White Lion
- Episode 14: Nice Animals
While two episodes are still waiting for their turn to be premiered. They will be launched on 11th May and 18th May respectively. So, there is a total of 16 episodes in the first season. Now, if we talk about Big Sky season 2, creators haven’t told any details about its episodes.
Is There Any News Of Big Sky Season 2 Trailer?
No, ABC hasn’t published any video related to the second season. Also, it will be too early to expect the second season’s trailer now as ABC has just renewed it. Showrunners will begin the second season’s production in the upcoming months. So, a lot more time is remaining before we can watch the trailer. If any update regarding Big Sky Season 2 arrives in the future we will definitely tell you. Till then you can watch the first season’s trailer embedded above.