After Prime Video’s hit show, Reacher came out in February of this year, fans were happy to hear that the show was almost immediately renewed for a second season, which was great news. This show has a great cast, good source material, a lot of action, and a plot that is interesting to think about. We can expect more of the same in the second season, and since there are still a lot of books to read, Alan Ritchson should get more screen time.
Jack Reacher Season 2 Release Date
We don’t know when the second season of the show will come out just yet. It probably won’t come this year.
Most new seasons of Prime shows come out about 14 to 18 months after the last one. With such an early renewal, we could look at the earlier time frame, but that’s not a sure thing. Just look at how it took time for new seasons of The Boys to come out, even though the show was renewed early. Okay, the pandemic caused Season 3 to be late, but Season 2 wasn’t.
So, April 2023 seems to be the earliest we can expect it. We’ll keep an eye on this for sure.
Cast of Jack Reacher Season 2
Reacher’s stories are fun because you can only really be sure of one character: Reacher himself. In this case, we know for sure that Alan Ritchson will be on the show. Neagley, who was played by Maria Sten and also appeared in Bad Luck and Trouble, should show up again.
The following list of new actors will also be on the show:
- Serinda Swan
- Ferdinand Kingsley
- Rory Cochrane
- Domenick Lombardozzi
- Luke Bilyk
- Dean McKenzie
- Edsson Morales
- Andres Collantes
- Shannon Kook-Chun
- Ty Victor Olsson
- Josh Blacker
- Al Sapienza
Jack Reacher Season 2: Plot
The first season of Reacher was about Jack trying to find out who killed his brother, and by the end of the last episode, the case is pretty much over.
Now that the mystery has been solved, Reacher decides to leave Margrave and look for something new, even though Roscoe had hoped otherwise. She tells Reacher, “If you get lost and come back, give me a call.” She then gives him a chocolate wrapper with her number on it.
After he says his goodbyes, Reacher buries a medal that means a lot to him where his brother is buried. Then, after wiping away his tears, he starts hitchhiking to new places. The first season was based on the first Jack Reacher book, Killing Floor. The second season will be based on the eleventh book, Bad Luck and Trouble, which is a big jump ahead.
The show’s boss, Santora, has told TV Line that fans shouldn’t always expect the episodes to go in order, so the decision to skip ahead isn’t all that surprising. There is still a lot of source material for Reacher to use—26 novels, to be exact—so there is still a lot that could be explored in any more seasons.
When Radio Times asked Child which book could be turned into a movie next, he said, “I haven’t read the books. I wrote them down. I’ve never read them again. I know about them because of what other people say about them. And some of them are really well-known.
“I thought the best thing about the first season was how Reacher’s relationships with other people helped him feel less lonely. I’d like to see more of that. And in that way, there are two or three books that really stand out. So perhaps one of those.”
Reacher’s Last Season-what Happened?
Lee Child’s first book, Killing Floor, is what the first season of Reacher is based on. In the quiet town of Margrave, Georgia, an ex-army soldier named Jack Reacher finds out by accident that his brother has been killed. This is the main plot.
After saying he would get revenge, justice, and payback, he teams up with Roscoe Conklin and Oscar Finley, two local police officers, to find a huge underground counterfeiting operation with ties to South America. Several South American groups and the Kilner foundation, which owned Margrave, gave money and helped with the operation. In just a few days, Reacher turns the whole town upside down, kills a few corrupt leaders, gives Roscoe some closure, and looks great while kicking far too much behind.
Which Novel Will the Current Season of Reacher Be Based On?
There were a lot of rumors that Amazon would follow the order in which the Lee Child books came out, at least at first. The second book in the series, Die Trying, would be covered in the second season of the show.
This was said by both anonymous sources and Ritchson himself, who has said that he wants the show to keep going through the books in the order they were written. But Ritchson said on his now-deleted Twitter account that the eleventh book in the series, Bad Luck and Trouble, will be the next one to be turned into a movie.
This jumps ahead a few books, but since the stories don’t have much in common, it shouldn’t matter to viewers. Reacher’s former coworker Neagley, who was in Season 1, is in this story, which is probably why it was chosen. In Bad Luck and Trouble, Reacher answers Neagley’s call for help when she needs him to look into the death of a member of their old military unit. Things get more complicated from there, as you might expect.
So far, the author Lee Child has been very involved with the show. He even had a cameo in the last season’s finale, so it’s good to know that he’ll be back to help with Reacher’s new movie.
Where to Watch Jack Reacher Season 2?
The good news is that when the show gets its next batch of episodes, it will be easy to find them because it’s an Amazon original and will only be available on Prime Video, which you can sign up for at any time.
If it’s like the first season, all the episodes will come out at the same time, making it easy to watch them all at once. This also means that you can watch the first season at any time on Prime Video.
Jack Reacher Season 2: Trailer?
No, there isn’t a trailer for Reacher Season 2, but you can watch the trailer for Season 1 below if you haven’t seen the show yet.