'Mayor of Kingstown' Season 2: 5 things to know about Paramount+ crime thriller

'Mayor of Kingstown' Season 2: 5 things to know about Paramount+ crime thriller
Jeremy Renner as Mike McLusky in 'Mayor of Kingstown' (Paramount+)

Season 1 of ‘Mayor of Kingstown’ premiered on November 14, 2021, on Paramount+. While the initial two episodes were released simultaneously, the last (10th) episode of the season aired on January 9, 2022. All of these were hour-long episodes. 

In regard to Season 2, fans will be thrilled to know that they just have to wait a little for the new season of the crime series featuring the McLusky saga, since it's still in the works. Season 2 of 'Mayor of Kingstown' is scheduled to release sometime in the latter half of 2022.


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When does Season 2 of 'Mayor of Kingstown' release and where can you watch it?

Season 2 of 'Mayor of Kingstown' is still in the works, and can be expected in late 2022, on Paramount+.

What is Season 2 of 'Mayor of Kingstown' all about?

Season 1 of the series winds up with the higher authorities bringing down the complete Kingstown prison riot to a brutal and bloody end. The already much-awaited Season 2 will showcase the after picture in Kingstown, post the disastrous bloodshed, with Mike intending to build his empire. Mike's brother, Kyle, might shift to a much more peaceful place.

Who stars in the crime thriller? 

Jeremy Renner as Mike McLusky

Jeremy Renner is a popular American actor, best known for his character as Hawkeye in the MCU movies. Renner first began his career by making appearances on 'Dahmer' and 'Neo Ned'. He then had supporting roles in movies like 'S.W.A.T.', and '28 Weeks Later'. Renner was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his stellar performance in 'The Hurt Locker', and later, the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in 'The Town'.


Renner played the character Clint Barton (also known as Hawkeye) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films and also in the Dinsey+ show, 'Hawkeye'. Renner is also seen in 'Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol', 'The Bourne Legacy', 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters', 'American Hustle', 'Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation', and 'Arrival'.

The rest of the cast includes Dianne Wiest as Miriam McLusky, Tobi Bamtefa as Deverin ‘Bunny’ Washington, Emma Laird as Iris, Taylor Handley as Kyle McLusky, and Hugh Dillon as Ian Ferguson in lead roles, with Derek Webster as Stevie, Hamish Allan-Headley as Robert, Pha’rez Lass as P-Dog and Aidan Gillen as Milo Sunter. 


The creators of the series are Hugh Dillon and Taylor Sheridan, with Stephen Kay as the director.


We're yet to see a trailer for Season 2 but stay tuned for more updates.

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