Media outlets are reporting that Netflix have renewed YA drama series The Society for a second season.
Set in West Ham, Connecticut, the series focuses on a group of teenagers who return from a cancelled field trip to discover that all the adults have mystery disappeared. When a forest appears surrounding the town and communication to the outside world is cut off, the teenagers must come up with their own rules to survive with limited resources.
The television series is a modern retelling of William Golding’s 1954 novel Lord Of The Flies, adapted by Chris Keyser and directed by Marc Webb.
The Society stars Alex Fitzalan, Rachel Keller, Gideon Adlon, Kathryn Newton, Olivia DeJonge, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Jacques Colimon, Kristine Froseth, Sean Berdy, Toby Wallace, Alex MacNicoll, Jose Julian, Salena Qureshi, Jack Mulhern and Grace Victoria Cox.