Set in 1930’s Los Angeles, the series focuses on Jack Parsons, a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker who started as a janitor at a chemical factory but had fantastical dreams that led him to birth the unknown discipline of American rocketry. Along the way, he fell into a mysterious world that included sex magic rituals at night and be became a disciple of occultist Aleister Crowley.
This statement was released by Julie McNamara, executive vice president, original content at CBS All Access, about the second season renewal:
We look forward to exploring the next chapter of Jack Parson’ journey. Strange Angel and its talented cast and crew are the epitome of the type of programming we strive for at CBS All Access — daring, imaginative and unconventional.
Strange Angel stars Jack Reynor, Rupert Friend, Bella Heathcote, Peter Mark Kendall, Michael Gaston, Greg Wise, Rade Šerbedžija, Zack Pearlman and Keye Chen.