Black Summer is returning for a second season on Netflix in 2020 however is among the many productions presently hampered by the pandemic that’s the Coronavirus. Here’s the most recent on the upcoming second season of Netflix’s zombie epic together with filming dates, release dates and what we are able to count on from the story.
Black Summer is a Netflix Original zombie-thriller sequence created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams. Set in the identical universe of Z-Nation, the sequence is branded as a prequel to the beloved loopy zombie sequence but it surely’s extra of a religious successor than the rest. Taking a extra nuanced, with an intimate and darker tone in comparison with that of its companion sequence.
Set years earlier than the occasions of Z-Nation, throughout the darkest days of the zombie apocalypse, a mom joins with a gaggle of strangers to assist discover her misplaced daughter and their family members. Although it has some religious connections to Z-Nation it’s really set on a really totally different timeline from the Syfy sequence which stays canceled to at the present time.
Black Summer Season 2 Netflix Renewal Status
Official Netflix Renewal Status: Officially Renewed (Last Updated 11/20/2019)
Typically, it takes on or two months for Netflix to resume its reveals sometimes releasing data by way of its social accounts. In the case of Black Summer, all the pieces went silent up till October 2019.
In October 2019 we noticed an public sale on eBay and an internet site known as HollywoodCharityAuctions.com providing individuals the prospect to go on set mentions that season 2 begins filming in winter 2019.
In November 2019, Netflix’s NX account confirmed that Black Summer could be returning for a second season at Netflix.
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) November 20, 2019
Jaime King additionally took to Twitter to specific her happiness that they’re getting a second season. It was additionally introduced by Kylie Newman (companion with Jaime King) that Jaime will even produce for season 2. In a separate Tweet, Jaime King mentioned: “So excited to announce Black Summer season to you proud to star and produce this series with the most incredible human beings and artists!”
I’m so excited to announce season two of Black Summer is coming! I’m so proud to star and produce the present with @netflix, @jrhyams and our unimaginable solid and crew! #blacksummer #netflix pic.twitter.com/t0MT3I3Qbk
— Jaime King (@Jaime_King) November 20, 2019
What’s the manufacturing standing of Black Summer season 2?
Filming for Black Summer season 2 started in early 2020 however we have been knowledgeable on March 18th, 2020 that manufacturing had been postponed for 2 weeks which means that filming would begin up once more in April 2020 on the earliest.
The pandemic took maintain and the present was up on everlasting hiatus. Now, in July 2020, a brand new ManufacturingWeekly report states that the sequence is because of begin filming once more on August 17th, 2020.
Filming of the primary season started in July 2018 and wrapped up by the tip of September 2018.
According to our supply, filming is as soon as once more happening in Calgary, Canada that was confirmed by Karl Schaefer on Twitter in late November.
We’ll be taking pictures in Calgary once more. https://t.co/uMb0IsoJSp
— Karl Schaefer (@UnrealKarl) November 26, 2019
Does the story warrant season 2 of Black Summer?
Opinions could also be cut up on whether or not Black Summer wants a second season. The closing shot was Rose and her daughter about to reunite giving us one of many few completely satisfied moments within the first season.
Out of the group of survivors solely Sun, Spears and Rose survived the journey to the stadium. Rose’s story is successfully concluded after reuniting together with her daughter. Spears’ solely motivations have been to outlive and assist Rose on her journey. Meanwhile, Sun who doesn’t converse a phrase of English might have solely been trying to be evacuated.
The solely survivor with motivation to proceed the story was Vallez, however Rose needed to mercy kill him, resulting from slowing her and the opposite survivors down due to his damage. Also, Lance is AWOL as he was working away from a rising horde of zombies.
Speaking of hordes, the tsunami was closely hinted throughout the first season, however we by no means noticed it. If Black Summer returns for a second season, the tidal wave of zombies can’t be too far conscious, however contemplating how ineffective the protagonists are at killing zombies, it’ll be recreation over when it arrives.
There is room for extra Black Summer, particularly if the plans are for the present to hyperlink up with Z-Nation. We’d wish to see the story of Black Summer, really, go into element in regards to the occasion that’s talked about on Z-Nation.
Mass hunger, paranoia, and panic made that summer time one of many hardest time durations of the apocalypse, which ought to be explored in higher element.
How subscribers have reacted to Black Summer season 1
After looking out on-line opinions are cut up between subscribers on how they really feel in regards to the Zombie thriller. Clearly, some desire extra motion, whereas others most popular Z Nation that got here earlier than it.
We wholeheartedly agree.
Watching these individuals wrestle to determine the right way to kill these zombies stresses me THE FUCK OUT 🤦🏻♀️ #BlackSummer
— Jenifer Morey (@jen_i_ma_fer) April 11, 2019
Kids + Horror = Too goddam creepy.
— chantelle (@patronusblake) April 11, 2019
me as a result of I’m neck-deep into Black Summer with solely three episodes left and never being certain if the present will generate sufficient warmth to be renewed for a second season, whomever’s craving some zombie motion, hit this present up on Netflix, absolute GEM! #BlackSummer @Jaime_King @netflix pic.twitter.com/Nihhgcl9z5
— Amine Amri (@CosmicROOSTER1) April 12, 2019
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