We knew BBC America would be airing Season 2 of “In the Flesh” sometime this year, and now the official premiere date has arrived along with a “first look” teaser video and a few more details of what’s coming.
The expanded six-episode new season of “In the Flesh” will debut on Saturday, May 10th, at 10/9c immediately following a new episode of “Orphan Black,” only on BBC America.
“In the Flesh” creator Dominic Mitchell reignites the world of teenager Kieren Walker (Luke Newberry), a PDS (Partially Deceased Syndrome) sufferer who continues in his struggle to find acceptance. The six-parter is a BBC AMERICA co-production with BBC Drama Production North.
In the cauldron of Roarton, where the living and the undead have reached a fragile peace, Kieren is desperately keeping his head down and squirreling money into his ‘escape fund’ for Paris. But in the wider world, fear is in the air. The radical Pro-Living Party, Victus, is gaining government seats with a resulting spate of PDS terrorism linked to the Undead Liberation Army (ULA).
With the arrival of new and explosive characters from both Victus and the ULA, Kieren’s plans are thrown into disarray as both set their sights on him. He’ll find himself caught in the emotional crossfire, making his desire for a quiet life an unrealistic option.
Luke Newberry (The Legend of Hercules) reprises his role as Kieren Walker and leads the cast together with Emily Bevan (“The Thick of It”) as Amy Driver, Harriet Cains (“Doctors”) as Jem Walker, Stephen Thompson (“Doctors”) as Philip Wilson, Kenneth Cranham (Maleficent) as Vicar Oddie, Kevin Sutton (“Shameless”) as Gary, Steve Cooper as Steve Walker, Marie Critchley as Sue Walker, Sandra Hugget as Shirley Wilson, Gerard Thompson as Dean, and Gillian Waugh as Pearl Pinder.
They are joined by new cast members Wunmi Mosaku (“Dancing on the Edge,” I Am Slave), playing local MP Maxine Martin, and Emmett J. Scanlan (“The Fall,” “Hollyoaks”), who plays charismatic disciple of the Undead Prophet, Simon.
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