Lovecraft Country showrunner Misha Green is developing a possible season 2, as HBO boss Casey Bloys is “very hopeful” the series will continue.
HBO executive Casey Bloys has confirmed a season 2 of Lovecraft country it is still in development. The horror drama series was one of HBO’s most exciting offerings last year. It is set in the 1950s in Jim Crow America and follows Atticus “Tic” Freeman (Johnathan Majors) and his old friend Letitia “Leti” Lewis (Jurnee Smollett) as they go on a road trip in search of Atticus’s missing father. Executive Produced by JJ Abrams and Jordan Peele, Season 1 of Lovecraft country was praised for effectively addressing the dark imagined horrors of the Lovecraftian monsters alongside the true and terrifying history of racism in America, with Majors and Smollett garnering critical acclaim for their performances.
Viewers have been clamoring for more since the finale aired in October 2020, and although a season 2 of Lovecraft country Has yet to be officially ordered, HBO is clearly seriously considering more. Bloys confirms Deadline that showrunner Misha Green and a small team of writers are currently working on a possible continuation of the series, stating that he “hopeful” about where it might lead. See the full quote below:
Misha is working with a small team of writers and they are giving an idea. She had a book to go on in season one, she and the writers wanted to go and take some time to go out and find out without a book with these characters, what is the journey we want to go on. We all want to be sure you have a story to tell. That’s where she is right now, working on those ideas. I have high hopes, as does Mischa, so we are giving them time to work.
The chances of a season 2 for Lovecraft country looks promising, although there may be a long wait, as recently announced, Green will write and direct the next tomb Raider continuation. This will be the writer-director’s feature film debut, and he could be handing over the reins of the show to someone else if Green’s schedule gets too busy. Nothing is official yet, but it certainly sounds like Lovecraft country Season 2 could be on the way at some point in the future.
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