Many fans loved BBC One’s original series Hope Street, and now they’re looking forward to Hope Street Season 2. However, the network has not announced an official decision on its second run. But you don’t have to worry. This is because the production house behind the show and the president of the network are expressing their interest in the potential second season. Let’s see what the series boss has to say about Hope Street Season 2.
Created by Susanne Farrell and Paul Marquess, the series follows DC Leila Hussain who arrives in the fictional Northern Ireland town of Port Devine. Many wondered what the reason behind her arrival was. But only Detective Finn O’Hare knows the reason behind her transfer to Port Devine. But he kept that a secret. After arriving in the city, Karan teased that the secret and reason behind her transfer is a matter of life and death.
Hope Street Season 2: Will It Ever Happen?
At this time, BBC One has not yet released an official statement regarding the renewal of the show’s second season. However, this doesn’t mean the show isn’t returning. BBC Daytime and Early Peak Head Carla-Maria Lawson even talked about the possible second season. Carla said “I am excited” to announce that they are bringing Northern Ireland back to the BBC One Daytime audience. Carla added that fans are constantly asking for Hope Street Season 2. So audiences will be happy to know that they’re picking up the show where they left off.
Shortly after her statement, BritBox International Chief Creative Officer Diederick Santer stated that they are excited to return with the second season. They are happy to bring Hope Street Season 2 to their subscribers worldwide. The series is undoubtedly a delicious treat mixed with gripping stories and stunning characters. Eddie Doyle, Head Of Content Commissioning, head of BBC Northern Ireland, said Hope Street came out as a great show with real hits and performed well on the platform. So they’re excited to return with Hope Street Season 2.
Hope Street Season 2: Who Will Join the Cast?
As mentioned above, the series picks up where it left off. So the entire cast returns to unravel the mystery behind the case. Des McAleer as Barry Pettigrew will definitely return with Amara Karan as DC Leila Hussain. Kerri Quinn as Sergeant Marlene Pettigrew will also return as Niall Wright and Aaron McCusker as Clint Dunwoody. Aside from them, Brid Brennan will also return as Concepta O’Hare with Niamh McGrady as Nicole Devine and Ciaran McMenamin as Inspector Finn O’Hare.
Hope Street Season 2: What Happens Next?
In the first season, Siobhan O’Hare tries to win back her husband, who seems to see Leila Hussain. Heartbroken, Siobhan decided to tell her husband about her latest cancer diagnosis. So Leila decided to leave Port Devine to settle the couple. She hastily packed her things and headed for the airport without saying goodbye to Finn. From Concepta, Finn learned about Leila’s departure and his wife’s cancer diagnosis. So he held his son Shay and keys and went for a ride. It is still unclear where he drove to.
But at the last minute we see Finn in a car and his head is bleeding. It is still unclear whether he will make it to the second season or not. But it seems that Leila will soon learn this information and rush to see Finn. She doesn’t leave Port Devine and decides to stay with Finn. Meanwhile, his wife will undergo her first cancer treatment in the hospital. So it would be difficult for Siobhan to deal with the aftermath of the accident. Furthermore, she could blame Leila for this mess.
Hope Street Season 2: Release Date
While the network has not officially renewed the show for the second season, they have already said it will return with the second season. So we can expect the show to go into production sometime in the summer of 2022. It can take six to seven months to complete production. Therefore, Season 2 of Hope Street may air sometime in 2023.
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