'Lost in Space' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the sci-fi Netflix show

Following a family of space colonists selected for an interstellar mission, the show focusses on the Robinson family and their struggles after crashlanding on an alien planet


                            'Lost in Space' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the sci-fi Netflix show

In May 2018, Netflix confirmed that the family science fiction show 'Lost in Space' will be returning for a second season. 'Lost in Space' is an American science fiction series based on a reimagining of the 1965 series of the same name, which itself was a reimagining of the 1812 novel 'The Swiss Family Robinson'. The series follows the adventures of a family of space colonists whose spaceship veers off course and crashes onto an alien planet quite similar to Earth. 

Release date

The second season of 'Lost in Space' doesn't have a fixed date as of yet. However, given the complicated production that goes into the series, it is not likely that new episodes will be out before the end of 2019 or early 2020. 

Plot

The official synopsis for the first season on Netflix reads "After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers." Following a family of space colonists selected for an interstellar mission, the show focusses on Maureen and John Robinson and their three children, Will (the youngest), Penny and Judy. The family is sent on a space mission, but having veered off course and into a wormhole, after an alien robot breaches the ship, they are forced to evacuate.

Cast

Molly Parker as mission commander Maureen Robinson

Molly Parker attends Netflix's 'Lost In Space' Los Angeles premiere on April 9, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Parker essays the role of Maureen Robinson, an aerospace engineer taking her family on a mission to colonize Alpha Centauri in the hope of building a new life in a better world. Parker is best known for her roles in independent films. She earned an Emmy nomination for her role of House Majority Whip Jacqueline Sharp on 'House of Cards'.

Toby Stephens as John Robinson

Toby Stephens attends Netflix's 'Lost In Space' Los Angeles premiere on April 9, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Stephens' character of John Robinson is that of a former U.S. Navy SEAL and husband to Maureen. Stephens is best known for the role of Bond villain Gustav Graves in 'Die Another Day', a role for which he was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Parker Posey as June Harris

Parker Posey attends the premiere of Netflix's 'Lost In Space' Season 1 at The Cinerama Dome on April 9, 2018, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Harris is a criminal and psychopath who assumes the identity of her sister Jessica to replace her on the colony ship. Posey has worked on 'Futurama', 'The Simpsons', 'Will & Grace', 'Boston Legal', 'The Good Wife', and 'Parks and Recreation', among other shows. Posey is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award nomination, a Satellite Award nomination, and two Independent Spirit Award nominations.

Trailers

There is no trailer or teaser clip for the upcoming second season, but if you want to brush up on the first season, the trailer is a good place to begin.

Where to watch

With no release date listed as of yet, the first season is streaming on Netflix.

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