Released in the recent past, on the 27th of February, 2020, the American sci-fi web series has launched the second season of the series. Replacing Joel Kinnaman, Avengers’s Falcon guy, Anthony Mackie stars as the protagonist, Takeshi Kovacs, in the second season.
Netflix has streamed all the eight episodes of the second season on a single day, grabbing the eyeballs of more viewers to the show. Airing a total of 18 episodes, the show has got some handsome ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, gaining 85% for its second season.
What is the second season about?
The second season of the series focuses on the reunion Kovacs with his long-lost love interest, Quellcrist Falconer. Watch the trailer right here!!!
The season opens into a bar where a bounty hunter, Trepp, questions the bartender Poe about Kovacs. Poe is an AI whose memory has deteriorated recently, due to some technical glitches. Another man comes to the bar in search of Kovacs to give him credits; he’s owed. Soon, a fight ensues in the bar, revealing Kovacs to be the bar singer.
Trepp follows him out of the bar and offers him a job, as told by her boss. Trepp’s boss is a Meth, who offers his new sleeve to Kovacs if he agreed to be his bodyguard. Kovacs only conforms to the deal when he tells him that he knows Quell’s whereabouts.
After a blackout, Kovacs comes to consciousness to find his new boss dead. Kovacs comes back to his hideout and activates Poe, who realizes they’re on Harlan’s World. Meanwhile, Kovacs meets up with an old meth friend, Tanaseda Hideki, who runs an organized crime syndicate. He tells Kovacs that he had nothing to do with the murder of Kovacs’ dead boss but warns Kovacs that time changes everyone, and the same might have happened to Quell.
Next, the series undergoes a series of interesting and exciting events coming to an end with Kovacs, Quell, and the others teaming up to search for Conrad Harlan trying to stop him in his destructive plans, using their high tech scientific gadgets.
To get a better understanding of the ending, watch out for this video!!
The second season stars:
- Anthony Mackie as Takeshi Kovacs
- Chris Conner as Poe
- Renée Elise Goldsberry as Quellcrist Falconer
- Neal McDonough as Konrad Harlan
in the lead roles with other members of the cast.