Netflix’s has just released its latest geopolitical drama series and fans are wondering if there will be The Diplomat season 2 in the future.
First, ‘The Recuit’, then ‘The Night Agent’, and now The Diplomat is topping the Netflix charts all over the world. Netflix is dominating the thriller drama section with their latest TV shows that leaves you on the edge of your seat.
Created by Deborah Cahnhe, this new show has been well-received by critics so far earning an IMDb rating of 8/10 and it seems that fans of political dramas have already approved the series for another season.
Is there season 2 for The Diplomat?
Based on the reviews, the series will indeed have a second season but at the time of writing, no season 2 has been confirmed by Netflix.
The series has the potential to receive a renewal like The Night Agent Season 2 and we are hoping to hear an official announcement soon by the end of this month.
Even though, we didn’t see the level of acting of Keri Russell that we saw in The Americans, the actress still shines as the leading character of this new political drama series leaving the doors opened for The Diplomat season 2.
When will The Diplomat season 2 be released?
Season 1 was annonuced in January 2022 by Netflix with Debora Cahn as the creator. At the same time, it was confirmed that Keri Russell would star in the series.
Filming took place from April 2022 with most of the shooting done in the UK and the series released a year later on 20 April 2023.
If Diplomat has been renewed for a second season in May 2023 then we can expect The Diplomat season 2 to be released around June 2024 only on Netflix. It will have eight episodes in total like the first season if everything goes right.
Cast of The Diplomat Season 2
Keri Russell is expected to return as Kate Wyler, a determined foreign emissary who is appointed as the US ambassador to the United Kingdom. She is an amazing diplomat who genuinely cares for good rather than serving her personal interests.
Kate is doing a great job as a foregin diplomat but she is facing numerous person challenges like dealing with her husband. Rufus Sewell is playing the role of Hal, Kate’s husband. Hal is a career diplomat who is fiery against his wife.
Rory Kinnear will probably return as Prime Minister Nicol Trowbridge as motive behind the attack has to be exposed by Kate with all the evidences. Moreover, Ato Essandoh will return as Stuart Heyford, Deputy chief of mission if he hasn’t died in the finale.
Other cast members that are expected to return for The Diplomat season 2 are:
- Ali Ahn as Eidra Graham, CIA Station Chief
- Celia Imrie as Margaret Roylin
- David Gyasi as Foreign Secretary Austin Dennison
- T’Nia Miller as Cecilia Dennison
- Miguel Sandoval as Secretary of State Miguel Ganon
- Nana Mensah as White House Chief of Staff Billie Appiah
- Michael McKean as President William Rayburn
What to expect from The Diplomat Season 2?
The show is known for its suspenseful and politically charged plotlines, so fans can expect more intrigue, twists, and turns in the upcoming season. In the season 1 finale, Kate was struggling to convince the French minister to clear the way of British Special forces to arrest Roman Lenkov, a dangerous Russian mercenary.
It was speculated that the Iranian government had ordered the bombing of the UK’s aircraft carrier HMS Courageus and the attack was carried out by Lenkov.
However, the twist came when it was revealed that the attack orders were given by the Prime Minister Nicol Trowbridge who wanted a reason to target Russia and make UK-Russo relations worse.
The series ends when Kate and Dennison disovers Trowbridge’s blueprints to assassinate Lenkov while, the fate of Hal and Stuart remains uncertain after the explosion of MP Merritt Grove’s car. This left the room for a potential season 2 that will tell the after story.
What do you think will happen in The Diplomate season 2? Do you think Hal and Stuart will come out alive from the blast?