FOX’s Wayward Pines Season 2 dropped a behind-the-scenes at Wondercon 2016. The second season of Wayward Pines premieres this upcoming Summer 2016. M. Night Shyamalan returns as executive producer and Jason Patric and Djimon Hounsou join the existing cast members from the previous season including Terrence Howard, Carla Gugino, Toby Jones, Melissa Leo, Tim Griffin, Shannyn Sossamon, and Charlie Tahan.
From the Press Release: WAYWARD PINES, last summer’s No. 1 scripted series on broadcast television, returns for a second season Wednesday, May 25 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. From executive producer M. Night Shyamalan ("The Sixth Sense," "The Visit"), the 10-episode, psychological thriller is based on the rich world created by author Blake Crouch in his international best-selling series of books.
Starring Jason Patric ("Rush," "Narc"), two-time Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou ("Blood Diamond," "In America") and Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Hope Davis ("American Crime," "The Newsroom"), the 10-episode, second season will pick up after the shocking events of Season One, with the residents of Wayward Pines battling against the iron-fisted rule of the First Generation. Dr. THEO YEDLIN (Patric) - a new resident of Wayward Pines - awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the middle of this rebellion, as he tries to understand what Wayward Pines really is and help preserve the endangered human race.
Also joining the second season are cast members Tom Stevens ("Cedar Cove"), returning from Season One as JASON HIGGINS, a member of the First Generation and Pilcher’s young acolyte; Nimrat Kaur ("Homeland") as REBECCA, who has her own secrets she keeps from Theo, her husband; Josh Helman ("Mad Max: Fury Road," "X-Men: Days of Future Past") as XANDER, a resident working to undermine Wayward Pines from within; and Kacey Rohl ("Hannibal") as KERRY, one of Jason’s lieutenants in the civil war going on in Wayward Pines.
Additionally, several Season One cast members will appear in Season Two, including Terrence Howard (SHERIFF ARNOLD POPE), Carla Gugino (KATE HEWSON), Toby Jones (DR. JENKINS/DAVID PILCHER), Melissa Leo (NURSE PAM), Tim Griffin (ADAM HASSLER), Shannyn Sossamon (THERESA BURKE) and Charlie Tahan (BEN BURKE).
"Wayward Pines" (2015)
Synopsis: A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive.
Directors: Ti West, Tim Hunter, Jeff T. Thomas, Zal Batmanglij
Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery
Producers: Chad Hodge, M. Night Shyamalan, Donald De Line, Ashwin Rajan, Blake Crouch, Cathy M. Frank, Nazrin Choudhury, Mark Friedman, Shawn Williamson, Patrick Aison, Brett Conrad, Ron French, Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Rob Fresco, Brad Turner
Musicians: Charlie Clouser
Editors: Leo Trombetta, Tim Mirkovich, Michael Ruscio, Steven Cohen, Doc Crotzer
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