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Apple TV+ Offers a Glimpse at SEVERANCE Season 2 with Trailer and Unveil Release Date

Apple TV+ Offers a Glimpse at SEVERANCE Season 2 with Trailer and Unveil Release Date

Fans of the critically acclaimed workplace thriller Severance have reason to celebrate as Apple TV+ has announced the premiere date for its highly anticipated second season. The Emmy Award-winning series is set to return on Friday, January 17, 2025, with a sneak peek trailer revealing tantalizing hints of what’s to come. Directed and executive produced by Ben Stiller, and created by Dan Erickson, the show promises to delve deeper into the unsettling world of Lumon Industries.

The Long-Awaited Return of Mark Scout and Lumon Industries

Of SeveranceMark Scout (Adam Scott) leads a team at Lumon Industries, where employees have undergone a severance procedure that surgically divides their memories between work and personal lives. This experiment in “work-life balance” is put to the test as Mark finds himself at the heart of an unraveling mystery, forcing him to confront the true nature of his work and himself. The second season picks up where the first left off, with Mark and his friends learning the dire consequences of meddling with the severance barrier, propelling them further down a path of intrigue and danger.

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The ensemble cast from season one returns, featuring Emmy Award nominee Adam Scott, Britt Lower, Tramell Tillman, Zach Cherry, Jen Tullock, Michael Chernus, Dichen Lachman, Emmy Award winner John Turturro, Academy Award winner Christopher Walken, and Academy and Emmy Award winner Patricia Arquette. The series also introduces new series regular Sarah Bock, adding fresh dynamics to the complex narrative.

Severance is helmed by a stellar team, with Ben Stiller directing five episodes this season alongside directors Uta Briesewitz, Sam Donovan, and Jessica Lee Gagné. The series is written and executive produced by Dan Erickson, with additional executive producers including John Lesher, Jackie Cohn, Mark Friedman, Beau Willimon, Jordan Tappis, Donovan, Caroline Baron, Richard Schwartz, and Nicholas Weinstock. Adam Scott and Patricia Arquette also serve as executive producers.

Acclaim and Anticipation

Season one of Severance garnered widespread acclaim from both fans and critics. The show received an AFI Award, 14 Emmy nominations, and won for Outstanding Music Composition and Outstanding Main Title Design. It also earned two Writers Guild of America Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, a Producers Guild Award nomination, and a Directors Guild Award nomination.

With its unique premise and thought-provoking exploration of identity and memory, Severance has established itself as a standout series. The upcoming season promises to expand on its compelling narrative, bringing more twists and turns that are sure to captivate audiences.

Severance Season 2 premieres globally on Apple TV+ with the first episode on January 17, 2025, followed by new episodes every Friday through March 21. In the meantime, fans can catch up on the complete first season, now streaming on Apple TV+.


About Severance

S2 Premiere Date: January 17, 2025
Created By: Dan Erickson
Director: I am Stiller
Executive Producers: Dan Erickson, Mark Friedman, Chris Black, John Cameron, Andrew Colville
Executive Produced by: Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock, Jackie Cohn through Red Hour Productions
Producers: Patricia Arquette, Adam Scott
Studio: Endeavor Content
Writer: Dan Erickson
Cast: Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, John Turturro, Britt Lower, Zach Cherry, Dichen Lachman, Jen Tullock, Tramell Tillman, Michael Chernus, Christopher Walken

Logline:
In “Severance,” Mark Scout (Adam Scott) leads a team at Lumon Industries, whose employees have undergone a severance procedure, which surgically divides their memories between their work and personal lives. This daring experiment in “work-life balance” is called into question as Mark finds himself at the center of an unraveling mystery that will force him to confront the true nature of his work… and of himself.


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