Netflix’s young-adult survival series The Society is returning to the streaming giant for a second season.
is a mix between the political mess of Lord of the Flies and the sci-fi elements of discarded CBS show Under the Dome, or The CW’s The 100. Following a group of teens who are transported to a replication of their hometown where they’re the only inhabitants, The Society’s politics and results unfold as the teens try to make sense of their situation and set up a working community in the hopes of survival.
The series is led by Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies, Blockers) who’s accompanied by Sean Berdy (Switched at Birth), Natasha Liu Bordizzo (Hotel Mumbai), Kristine Froseth (Apostle), Olivia DeJonge (The Visit) and Alex Fitzalan (Slender Man), to name a few. The second season is set to have a bigger storyline for Lexie, portrayed by Grace Victoria Cox ( Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile).
The show was created by Chris Keyser (Party of Five), and he will continue to executive produce alongside Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer). According to an announcement video featuring the show’s cast, the second season will debut sometime in 2020. Production on the season is set to start later this year.
The series premiered with a 10-episode season on May 10, and has brought in favorable reviews. Currently, the show sits at an 83% rating from critics and a 73% rating from fans on Rotten Tomatoes.
Watch Netflix’s season two announcement video below.