Deborah shared her aspirations for The Diplomat Season 2 in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter's TVs Top 5 Podcast, much like everyone else. “I certainly like long-form stories,” she began. “I like being able to write about minutiae and the little odd moments of people’s lives and their worlds. So I like long-form storytelling. I certainly hope it continues. And I have a lot of ideas about where it would go. But we’ll see. We shall see what happens.”. This means we can certainly hope for The Diplomat Season 2 Release Date and more info!
#1. Has The Diplomat been renewed for season 2 yet? The Diplomat Season 2 Release Date?
The Diplomat has been renewed for Season 2. pic.twitter.com/bnfaLvfoU1— Netflix (@netflix) May 1, 2023
YES. Given the enormous popularity of the show, it comes as no surprise. Additionally, Deborah has actually agreed to a global Netflix deal, which makes the situation quite intriguing. Jinny Howe, Vice President and Head of Drama Development for the streamer, remarked, "I've witnessed firsthand Deb's tremendous work on series such The West Wing, about the deal. She is a master storyteller who will bring character nuance, high stakes, and surprises to The Diplomat. Welcome to Netflix, Deb! We're happy to have you.
Deadline does disclose that this pact, though the specifics are kept under wraps, consists of a "multi-year overall deal with the streamer for series and other projects." TL;DR: A second season is coming.
Season 2 might be released as soon as the summer of 2024 if Netflix's first season's release schedule is followed (they announced the program in January 2022 and released it 15 months later). I'm now visualizing the return of my favorite characters.
#2. The Diplomat Season 2 will surely come but what is the whole series about?
Without giving *too* much away, Keri Russell plays Kate Wyler in The Diplomat, a no-nonsense (you got it!) diplomat who is appointed ambassador to the U.K. abruptly after a worldwide crisis between multiple nations begins. The former ambassador Hal, portrayed by Rufus Sewell, has a low-key power struggle issue with his wife now that she is the one making all the crucial decisions, thus Kate needs to reconcile remaining afloat in a whole different atmosphere with her relationship with him. (Ugh.)
We won't go into detail about how season 1 ends, but the eight-episode cycle concluded on a cliffhanger that left fans eager for more.
#3. Who will return?
Sadly, there has been no official announcement of who will return or make their debut in season 2 of The Diplomat. However, since we know you're interested, here's a list of the season 1 cast:
- Keri Russell as Kate Wyler
- Rufus Sewell as Hal Wyler
- David Gyasi as Dennison
- Ali Ahn as Eidra Park
- Rory Kinnear as Prime Minister Nicol Trowbridge
- Ato Essandoh as Stuart Heyford
#4. What the creator has said about the series
Rufus Sewell expressed optimism that survivors of the automobile explosion in a recent interview with Tudum when questioned about the fate of his character, "I hope so."
“I hope we all survive. What can I say? I mean, I loved the dramatic turn. And I just have to hope (a) that there’ll be a second season, and (b) that everyone will be okay. But the drama needs to be real,” he added.
"All I know is that if you resolve it one way or another too quickly, we're screwed," the actor added, teasing his desire for the project to return for several seasons.I like to think that there are enough issues to keep us busy for a while. The future? Instead of going with my stupid notion, I'd want someone with a greater creativity to handle that.
And that's really all we know at this time! But be sure to return memefuny.com for any additional juicy details on The Diplomat's potential sequel.