Season 2 of the political drama “The Diplomat” is set to return after a thrilling cliffhanger.
Political turmoil, coupled with humor, often make for excellent television. Netflix has an extensive collection of political series that are available for streaming, evoking both optimism and skepticism. Regardless of whether they are fiction or not, many of the platform’s exclusive political series remain relevant in today’s society. The latest Netflix obsession, “The Diplomat,” is an eight-part series that follows Keri Russell’s character, Kate Wyler, a recently appointed US diplomat in the UK, as she attempts to resolve a range of global issues.
The Diplomat Season 2: Confirmed By Netflix
Fans of the show are eagerly awaiting the second season, which has officially been confirmed by Netflix just ten days after the first season’s release on April 20, 2023. The renewal comes as no surprise since the political drama quickly rose to the top of Netflix’s Top 10 lists in the United States, United Kingdom, and many other countries, replacing another recent hit, “The Night Agent.” The series has been a massive success for the streaming platform.
Jinny Howe, Vice President of Drama Series, announced the show’s renewal on May 1, 2023, stating that it was the next step following the show’s success. She also expressed her excitement about the amazing visionary team of Debora Cahn, Janice Williams, and Keri Russell and the gripping and propulsive drama that “The Diplomat” offers.
“The Diplomat” Season 2 release date
As of now, it is too early to determine when “The Diplomat” Season 2 will be released. However, we can estimate the production timeline based on the first season’s schedule. “The Diplomat” was first announced in January 2022, and Netflix released the series 15 months later. Therefore, if everything goes according to plan, we can expect the second season to arrive on Netflix before the end of 2024.
“The Diplomat” follows Kate Wyler (Keri Russell), a career State Department employee who is stunned to be named the American ambassador to the United Kingdom. This appointment creates a massive upheaval in her personal and professional life. After arriving in London with her husband Hal (Rufus Sewell), a former ambassador himself, Kate is thrown into an international crisis. She must juggle her collapsing marriage with impending war and a forbidden attraction to her counterpart, British foreign secretary Austin Dennison (David Gyasi).
“The Diplomat” Season 2 Plot
Season 2 of “The Diplomat” is expected to pick up right where the first season left off. In the season finale, Hal, Stuart, and Ronnie were caught in the bombing of a British MP’s car while en route to a meeting. The show’s storyline could follow several paths, with fans eagerly waiting to find out if Hal and Stuart survived the explosion or if they died. Additionally, Kate and Austin will probably work together to develop a case against Trowbridge, while the White House works to have Kate sworn in as vice president.
While Netflix has not confirmed any other cast members’ participation, the following main cast is expected to return for Season 2: Keri Russell as Kate Wyler, Rufus Sewell as Hal Wyler, David Gyasi as Dennison, Ali Ahn as Eidra Park, Rory Kinnear as Prime Minister Nicol Trowbridge, and Ato Essandoh as Stuart Heyford.
As of now, there is no trailer available for the second season of “The Diplomat” since it has only just been renewed. However, fans can anticipate a trailer in the future as the show’s production progresses.
Season 1 of The Diplomat is now streaming on Netflix.