The Diplomat Season 2: is a new series that follows the journey of a busy woman ambassador. The announcement for the series was made earlier this year, and it’s almost finished with production. Written by Debora Cahn and directed by Simon Cellan, the upcoming series has stirred some controversy among U.S. diplomats. The concerns stem from the fact that the main character doesn’t fit the typical image of a U.S. ambassador—wealthy and male. Here’s everything we know about this upcoming series.
The Diplomat Season 2 Release: When Will It Come Out?
Following the successful premiere of the first season of “The Diplomat” with strong viewership (making it a constant presence in Netflix’s Top Ten trending chart for four weeks), a Season 2 was officially approved in May 2023.
It might take a couple of years before we hear from “The Diplomat” again on Netflix, but it appears that the development time for the next set of episodes will be notably shorter..
The showrunner of the series, Debora Cahn, mentioned in an interview with Elle in May that she “looks for stories that can go on for a long time.” This suggests that she probably already has a solid idea of the direction the series will take in the future.
As of now, there is no confirmed release date for The Diplomat Season 2. Some anticipate the series to return in 2024. However, considering the ongoing strikes among writers and actors and the fact that The Diplomat Season 1 was released in April 2023. It seems unlikely that Debora Cahn and her creative team have started working on scripts for the second season.
Filming for the first season commenced in April 2022, as reported by Manchester Evening News. Considering this timeline, fans can anticipate that when The Diplomat team resumes work after the strikes. Season 2 is likely to arrive on Netflix approximately 12 months after the cameras start rolling.
The Diplomat season 2 plot: what could happen?
Plot details for Season 2 are being kept under wraps, but the new installment is expected to pick up from where Season 1 left off.
In the last episode of Season 1, Kate and Austin discover that Prime Minister Nicol Trowbridge was responsible for the bombing of the HMS Courageous. He had hired the services of Russian mercenary Lenkov, apparently to improve his poll numbers and prevent the breakup of the UK.
It was a sensational revelation, matched by the series leaving Hal and Stuart’s fates hanging in the balance. They were entangled in the apparent assassination of a Conservative MP.
The Diplomat Season 2 Cast: Who’ll be appearing?
Keri Russell, renowned for her role as Elizabeth Jennings in “The Americans” and known for her performance in “Antlers,” will take on the role of Katie, the ambassador and protagonist of the series. The actress has appeared in various series, including “Dark Skies” and “Waitress.” She will be joined by Rufus Sewell, playing Hal Wyle, the former ambassador whose significance has diminished, and Ali Ahn, portraying Eidra Graham, a pragmatic and efficient CIA agent in London. Other additions to the cast include Penny Downie, Rory Kinnear from “Penny Dreadful,” Peal Mackie, Michael McKean from “Breeders,” Celia Imrie from “Christmas on Mistletoe Farm,” Bijan Daneshmand, David Gyasi from “Carnival Row,” Reza Diako, Jess Chanliau, Andre Lillis, and Christine Prouty.
. Where Can I watch All The Episodes of The Diplomat Season 2?
Season One of The Diplomat is exclusively available on Netflix. Grab your subscription or stream on other Netflix sites to stream the show. Here is the direct link to the site that you go through and start streaming the season one episodes.
Season One has eight episodes; here is the full list view:
- S1 E1 – The Cinderella Thing
- S1 E2 – Don’t Call It a Kidnapping
- S1 E3 – Lambs in the Dark
- S1 E4 – He Bought a Hat
- S1 E5 – The Dogcatcher
- S1 E6 – Some Lusty Tornado
- S1 E7 – Keep Your Enemies Closer
- S1 E8 – The James Bond Clause
The Diplomat Season 2 Trailer: When will it be coming?
Unfortunately, we do not have a trailer for the diplomat second series, and we do not know how soon it will be available for streaming. If filming finishes early enough, the series trailer will be released early next year before we get to binge on the entire show. In the meantime, there are several other shows that you can check out on Netflix. Till, then watch the trailer of first season.