The first season of “Bodyguard” was a wild ride. After a heart-stopping finale, fans have been eagerly waiting for updates about “Bodyguard Season 2”.
Jed Mercurio is the creator and writer of the political thriller tv series. World Productions is the producer of the series. The series premiered on BBC One on 26th August 2018. It went on to achieve the highest ratings for the channel since 2008. The international distribution for the series is with ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Netflix also broadcasts the show outside the United Kingdom. The series received both critics and viewer appreciation. The series has also bagged numerous awards and nominations including the Golden Globe and Emmy.
Release Date Of “Bodyguard Season 2”
BBC and Netflix are yet to give thumbs-up for a second season. But if the popularity of the show is to be believed, the show will surely return for a second run. Creator Jed Mercurio has also been actively talking about the possibility of a second season of the hit series. Actor Richard Madden who plays the protagonist also talks about how the Jed has mentioned his character will look like in the next season.
Both Jed and Richard have agreed to let the character of the series catch a breath for some months before diving into the second season. It will pique the interest of the audience to know what the protagonist was up to all these months.
The Plot Of The Series
The series revolves around Police Seargent David Budd who is a British war veteran and suffers from PTSD. He is assigned as the principal protection officer for the ambitious Home Secretary Julia Montague, whose politics he despises.
The series takes on many issues like the controversy around government monitoring of private information and its regulation, and also on PTSD.
Creator Jed has revealed a possible plot for the second season where David Budd might be Budd protecting a member of the royal family or a foreign dignitary after being back in his bodyguard mode. He further said that the team will definitely approach an idea that will give them the opportunity to create further seasons of the hit series.
There is also a possibility that Julia Montague who is killed in a bomb blast in the first season is secretly alive and will return to surprise the fans in the second season.
The Cast Of The Series
The cast of the series include
- Richard Madden as PS David Budd
- Sophie Rundle as Vicky Budd
- Keeley Hawes as The Rt. Hon. Julia Montague MP
- Vincent Franklin as Mike Travis MP
- Gina McKee as Commander Anne Sampson
- Pippa Haywood as CSI Lorraine Craddock
- Tom Brooke as Andy Apsted
- Stephanie Hyam as Chanel Dyson among others.