Blindspotting: Renewed For Second Season At Starz

Media outlets are reporting that Starz have renewed comedy-drama series Blindspotting for a second season.

Media outlets are reporting that Starz have renewed comedy-drama series Blindspotting for a second season.

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The synopsis for the first season is as follows:

The series takes place six months after the events of the [2018] film, focusing on Ashley, the partner of Miles, who’s trying to establish a quality middle-class life in Oakland, California. But when Miles is arrested and sent to prison, Ashley and her young son are forced to move in with Mile’s mother, Rainey, and his half sister, Trish. With her world turned upside down while the neighbourhood goes inside out, Ashley must renegotiate her relationship with a town that is caught between two conflicting identities.

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Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO at Starz, released a statement saying:

The award-worthy artistry and creativity that Rafael, Daveed and the entire Blindspotting team poured into the series took the comedy genre to a new level and I can’t wait to see what they have in store for season two. The series deservedly garnered critical acclaim and is a wonderful example of our programming mandate focused on unique, authentic stories by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences.

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Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs released a joint statement saying:

We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love for season one and have been hard at work for the last few months crafting the next chapter of this Bay story. We are so excited to bring the next season to life with the incredible artistry of our cast and crew, and our partners Starz and Lionsgate. They done fucked around and gave us more runway, so welcome back to the ordeal.

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The series is written and executive produced by Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, the original stars of the film, with Casal also serving as showrunner. Jasmine Cephas Jones also serves as producer, while the remaining executive producers are Jess Wu Calder and Keith Calder of Snoot Entertainment, Emily Gerson Saines, Ken Lee and Tim Palen of Barnyard Projects.

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The first season starred Jasmine Cephas JonesHelen HuntBenjamin Earl TurnerAtticus WoodwardJaylen BarronCandace Nicholas-Lippman and Rafael Casal.