Are you a drama series person, or are you a detective story hunter? Or do you enjoy watching mysterious stories while dying of curiosity or trying to figure out who the killer is? If you are one of them or all of them, the Mare by Easttown is just right for your viewing taste, and here’s our article on Mare of Easttown season one and bits of info on season two. Mare of Easttown is an American crime and drama screenplay. The series creator is Brad Ingelsby, and it was released on April 18, 2021, on the HBO cable channel. The series’ lead actress is Oscar-winning Kate Winslet, and the cast includes more stars: Guy Pearce, Jean Smart, Julianne Nicholson, John Douglas, Thompson Angourie Rice, Evan Peters, Sosie Bacon, and David Denman. The miniseries has seven episodes and the last episode was released on May 30, 2021. Although the project was pre-determined as limited before the movie phase, the series has grown in popularity and viewership over time. Therefore, it is still unknown to the public whether there is a second season or not.
How did the story come about?
The story is formed around investigating a murder of a young mother named Erin, which took place in a small town in Pennsylvania. For the investigation of the local murder, Detective Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) has been given the task, and she has been given a young partner detective named Colin Zabel. She is an accomplished detective who has spent 20 years of her life at work. She is considered a hero by locals because of a high school baseball game that decided the championship years ago. However, her investigative abilities are being questioned by the community for failing to solve a case. Apart from that, her personal life has turned into a mess. She is a divorced mother whose son committed suicide and a grandmother who fights for custody of her grandson. Moreover, as she progresses and takes more steps in the matter, she also has conflicts in her inner world. As HBO’s official synopsis page points out, the series explores the dark side of a community and uniquely tells how family and past tragedies will shape our present.
Mare of Easttown Season 2: Plotline and Expectations
The Mare of Easttown was released as a miniseries and is therefore limited. However, it seems that the fact that it is known as a miniseries shouldn’t stop fans of the series from expecting a season two. Based on the number of views, it can be said that each episode of The Mare of Easttow has been viewed by hundreds of thousands of people more than the previous episodes. It would therefore not be surprising if HBO announces a second season of the series. After the last episode, the fate of the Mere was asked of Ingelsby by Variety, the creator, and he responded. What is behind the door, according to his explanation, is still a mystery. However, we may know where Mare’s path leads if the series returns. Ingelsby says in the quote below:
Mare of Easttown Season 2: Release Date and Rumors
While we know what could happen to Mere in season two, we still don’t know the odds. So what are the chances of this happening? When asked this question to Brad Ingelsby, what he said was not very promising to the public. He was responding to a question put to him by the Hollywood reporter†
Ingelsby said it was planned as a limited series, and it happened this way. Therefore, according to him, all the mysteries have come to light and there is nothing left in the mist. So he thinks Mare deserves a second chance if they can make a second story that they think is feasible. And he adds that he hasn’t been able to do that; he still doesn’t know what the story could be. But, says Brad, the team can be convinced as long as there’s a second season that the first season will be honored and leave viewers saying, “Okay, they did it.” Then the public may be able to see a season two. As of now, however, he has nothing to say about what season two could be.
But in the movie industry, fans could determine the future of the series. Big Little Lies, for example, is made to be ready in the first place. Nevertheless, the will of fans forced Big Little Lies to come out, and we’ve seen a season two of the series.
In addition to fans’ willingness to see a second season of Mare of Easttown, Kate Winslet also mentioned her desire to play more like Mare. She talked to TV line†
She said she definitely has the urge to reprise the role. Kate also mentions that she misses the character a lot. According to her, it was fantastic to play the part that she felt she was grieving as if she were Mare herself. Winslet thinks that playing Mare was something wonderful that could happen to her. She also adds how outrageous, sweet and brilliant Mare is, which makes the role addictive for her.
In light of all that is known, it wouldn’t be surprising if HBO renews the series, if a renewal comes soon, we can watch the new season of the series in the summer of 2022†