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In November 2019, Netflix renewed the series for an eight-episode second season. [11][14][9] The first trailer for the series was released online on March 19, 2019. You'd think he'd be the first to die. Series Info. It is as realistic as any television I've ever seen." Who’s returning in the Black Summer Season 2? It is produced by The Asylum, the production house behind Z-Nation , and is primarily written and directed by Hyams. Releasing Date of Black Summer Season 2. [1], At the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con, Schaefer noted that "Black Summer is before the apocalypse got weird and was just scary." Kelsey Flower is an actor and writer, known for With You Always (2019), Black Summer (2019) and Amityville Witch Activity (2018). Justin Chu Carry is also expected to return to his role of Spears. Black Summer is an American action drama series with the element of zombies. Others, like the Philadelphia Cannibal Survivor Group, take more drastic means to stay alive. None of the original cast … [14][15] Schaefer, Abram Cox, and Daniel Schaefer will also write episodes for the series. He said that the horror series is not intended to be the funny version of The Walking Dead that Z Nation is, but would instead be more of an "old-school" take on zombie lore. Existential hell in the suburbs, stripped to the bone. "The story is: what would a mother do to find her child? Manny gets shot and killed by stray bullets and after turning undead chases Sun. BLACK SUMMER SEASON 2. [15] Abram Cox will also serve as a director on the series.[16]. Black Summer Season 1 is becoming very popular and widely streaming online by its viewers. Kelsey Flower, Actor: With You Always. [6][14] On September 26, it was reported that King had been hospitalized for three days due to injuries sustained while on set, with King simultaneously confirming that production for the series had wrapped. The pandemic took hold and the show was put on temporary hiatus. Many of the filming locations are in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. He was raised in Berkeley, California. The others reunite, but after William is unable to run any further due to his leg injury, he begs Rose to kill him and so she shoots him in the head. Justin Chu Cary, Actor: Blindspotting. [11][13] This was confirmed by Binstock, who added that Black Summer would employ "a completely different approach" than Z Nation, "in that it's much more like a chapter in a book. "[14] On August 16, Gwynyth Walsh and Christine Lee were reported to have joined the cast in undisclosed roles. The two men fall in love with each other, bringing controversy among colleagues. [2] On July 29, King announced via her Instagram account that Justin Chu Cary would portray a character named Spears. [11] This was echoed by producer Jodi Binstock, who stated that the series is "not tongue-in-cheek, it's very very serious: it's as if the zombie apocalypse really happened in 2018 and explores what that would be for all of us. Carmen gets clipped in the crossfire and turns undead. [1], Six weeks after the start of the zombie apocalypse, Rose (Jaime King) is separated from her daughter, Anna, and she embarks on a harrowing journey to find her. Spears, Sun, and Manny kill the guard watching the armory of the place, the former then leaves for the main building, the latter two make their way in the air duct system. Black Summer is a Netflix Original zombie-thriller series created by John Hyams and Karl Schaefer, who had earlier created Z-Nation along with Craig Engler. Black summer is created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams and produced by The Asylum, the same production company behind Z Nation, for Netflix. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! Schaefer and Hyams also serve as showrunners for the prequel series. [18][6] The series continued production in the smaller communities of Irricana, Beiseker and Cochrane before returning to Calgary in mid-to-late September. [4] Upon release of the series' first trailer, it was reported that Aidan Fink and Kash Hill would also star in the series. Sun, Barbara, and William attempt to travel to the stadium, but encounter resistance from both the living and the dead. Copyright © Fandango. One day he finds he has confusing feelings towards Geon-u, a younger schoolmate. The series was created by Z Nation co-creator and executive producer Karl Schaefer alongside the flagship series' co-executive producer John Hyams. • Jaime King as Rose, a mother who is separated from her daughter during the earliest and most deadly days of a zombie apocalypse And what we learn is that she would do anything." Although there is no confirmation on the cast structure, we can expect Jaime King, Justin Chu Cary, Christine Lee, Sal Velez Jr., and Kelsey Flower in the lead. You can read the recap of the previous episode by clicking these words . [22], Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Here's a Translation of What Sun Was Saying on Black Summer", "NIC Grad; Erika Hau to Star In Netflix Series!! Christine Lee, Actress: Black Summer. Black Summer is and zombie invasion series set during an interval of the zombie apocalypse, in the Z Nation. Black Summer is…less impressive, and plays more like a bloated movie than a new series. They introduce themselves, but end up being chased by a pick-up truck, which they believe wants their fuel. Strangers band together to survive following a zombie apocalypse. In “Black Summer,” however, each and every zombie is presented as a vicious killing machine who’s almost impossible to escape from, even if you’ve only got *one* on your tail. [2][10] On November 20, 2019, the series was renewed for a second season which will consist of 8 episodes. [16], Schaefer stated that the series is not going to be episodic, but will instead be an 8-hour "chunk" to work through. The Expected Cast Of Black Summer Season 2. Still, watching a Netflix Original zombie series does not sound like a bad idea; Black Summer Episode 1, “Human Flow”, splits up the first chapter by breaking down each character. The guard Manny and Carmen bribed attempts to rape Rose, but before he can, a beat-up Lance grabs his attention before the power goes out, making the guard go to investigate, only to be devoured by zombies. "[12][13] Elaborating, Schaefer described the events of Black Summer as "the low point of the apocalypse" and established it as taking place "about four months into the apocalypse, [...] when 95% of the population dies over the course of the summer. Black Summer is an American zombie apocalypse drama web-television series set years before the events of Z-Nation. The creators of the series are Karl Schaefer and John Hyams. While throughout most of 2020 the series has been unable to get underway with production that all changed in September 2020. William reveals that he has suffered a leg injury, and is forced to limp. Here’s the latest on the upcoming second season of Netflix’s zombie epic including filming dates, release dates, and what we can expect from the story. With an early pull to visual arts, Cary won a statewide visual art competition in 4th and 6th grade, and has never really looked back. Reaching the inside of the empty stadium with Sun and Spears, Rose is reunited with her daughter. [17] On August 7, Kelsey Flower revealed that he had joined the cast as Lance and described his character as "the guy that's terrible at the Apocalypse. The audience is introduced to Rose (), who is the main lead in the story.When the sirens stop ringing, she rushes her daughter and husband out of the house to go to a checkpoint. T he Netflix original Zombie drama ‘Black Summer’ is coming up with a brand new season 2. [16] Erika Hau will have a recurring role in the series. Black Summer is an American streaming television series created by Karl Schaefer and John Hyams. The series first fell in April 2019. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. [6] On October 13, it was reported that deaf Syrian refugee Mustafa Alabssi had been cast as Ryan, a deaf character. In the morning, they arm themselves and head out. BLACK SUMMER follows a handful of men and women (including Sin City's Jaime King as "Rose") in the early days of a terrifying zombie outbreak as they attempt to evacuate the suburbs -- a move that has been ordered by the military, who also fly by periodically to dive-bomb the area, trying to contain the spread of the mysterious virus. Spears saves Sun. She is best-known for her role as Kyung Son, a refugee who survives a Zombie outbreak in the Netflix series, "Black Summer". In the following mayhem, Rose and William are separated from the group, many others get turned, the gathering is bombed, and survivors try to fight off the attackers. and the Terms and Policies, Two soldiers observe the group arriving at a trap house. After the truck attempts to run them off the road, both vehicles crash into a stopped semitrailer, killing Barbara and the pick-up truck driver, both of whom reanimate. Chaos ensues and many other residents get turned. During the night, the soldiers lead Spears away through a tunnel, Rose follows and learns of Spears' true identity. The show is quite popular among streamers around Netflix, and it’s an IMDb rating of 6.4.. The series is produced by The Asylum, the same production company behind Z Nation, and is written and directed primarily by Hyams, with Abram Cox writing and directing additional episodes. Sign up here. Black Summer season 2 cast: Who's returning? Filming for Black Summer season 2 originally began in early 2020 but on March 18th, 2020 production was postponed for 2 weeks. [4], Production for the series had officially commenced by July 23, 2018 in and around Calgary, Alberta, with filming partially taking place at Queen Elizabeth High School, Stampede Park, McMahon Stadium and under the Calgary Tower. 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The series garnered moderate approval from critics. Jaime King will be back as Rose, as well as reprising her role as executive producer. The surviving occupants escape their vehicles and flee to an abandoned diner while being chased by the now zombified Barbara and pick-up truck driver. cast driver (8 episodes, 2019) Chris Mandel ... transportation captain (5 episodes, 2019) James Hauser ... Picture Car Mechanic (2 episodes, 2019) Rene A. Poissant ... star trailers (1 episode, 2019) Stacey Gooch … Survivors: The Black Summer supergroup finds that they aren’t the only ones heading toward the stadium.A number of small groups and individuals form an advancing line toward the stadium, everyone contributing to the defense of the … After both learning from Spears the soldiers' true motives and knowing the group's need for their weapons, she kills them and decides to spare Spears, who stays. The website's critical consensus reads, "Black Summer has enough undead carnage and a sinewy pace to please zombie fans, but the series suffers from scant characterization and doesn't add much storytelling meat to the genre's gnawed-on bone. This recap of Black Summer Episode 4, “Alone” contains spoilers. Jesus Christ, at this point my recaps will sound as repetitive as the series; Black Summer Episode 4, “Alone”, served only to demonstrate what has happened to the survivors that have split from the group. All rights reserved. Lance is separated from Sun and Spears and flees from a pack of zombies. Jihyeon works as a temp at a university, writing and making films. Justin Chu Cary was born in Oakland, California. The oldest son of an African American father and a Chinese American mother. Hyams, who wrote the majority of the series' episodes, also said that the series would explore the idea of an American refugee crisis. Good news: Black Summer is returning for a second season on Netflix in 2020. Creators: Karl Schaefer, John Hyams. The first season of the show contained 8 episodes and received a good response from the audience and the critics. Netflix's popular new series is the prequel to the cult-following SYFY series "Z Nation". Bribing a delinquent guard with Rose, Manny and Carmen let the rest of the group inside. It deals with a special forces team fighting for hope during a zombie apocalypse. [2], On July 19, 2018, it was reported that Netflix had given an 8-episode, straight-to-series order for a "spin-off" prequel series to Syfy's Z Nation, titled Black Summer. The first season, consisting of 8 episodes, was released on Netflix on April 11, 2019. Don't have an account? "[12], Alongside the series' order in July 2018, Jaime King was confirmed to star in the lead role. The Average Tomatometer is the sum of all season scores divided by the number of seasons with a Tomatometer. 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