June 25, 2022

‘The Gilded Age’ Season 2 Begins Manufacturing — See First Set Photograph

The Gilded Age Season 2 has formally began manufacturing. HBO shared the replace on Monday, Could 16, together with the primary look photograph of Carrie Coon and Morgan Spector as Bertha Russell and George Russell.

“The rumors are true. #GildedAgeHBO has begun manufacturing on Season 2,” HBO tweeted Monday. The photograph exhibits Coon and Spector within the Russell mansion. Coon wears a white, striped ruffled costume reverse Spector, who dons a navy blue swimsuit. Two crew members are seen catching the second on digicam. Season 2 will movie in New York state and Rhode Island.

“The Gilded Age was a interval of immense financial change, of big fortunes made and misplaced, and of fierce rivalry between previous cash and new,” the Season 2 logline teases. “Nowhere is that rivalry extra obvious than on East 61st Road, the place Marian Brook and her totally previous cash aunts, Agnes van Rhijn and Ada Brook, stay reverse the stupendously wealthy George and Bertha Russell.”

“The Russells are each fiercely formidable, he financially, she socially, and they’re decided to succeed in the very best echelons of New York,” it continues. “In the meantime in Brooklyn, Marian’s pal and confidant Peggy Scott forges her personal path on the earth of the Black elite. On this glittering world getting ready to the trendy age, will the established guidelines of society prevail, or will the sport change totally?”

The Gilded Age Season 2 picks up the place Season 1 left off. And with a litany of recent forged members becoming a member of the forged (most of them maintaining with the present’s development of hiring Broadway actors), Season 2 of the the Julian Fellowes drama is sure to be stuffed with the campy, low-stakes high-society drama followers have come to like.

Laura Benanti (Life & Beth) and Robert Sean Leonard (Useless Poets Society, Home) have been forged in recurring roles in The Gilded Age Season 2. Benanti will play Susan Blane, a girl “just lately widowed by a wealthy, uninteresting man a few years her senior,” per to the character description. Susan is a wonderful, glamorous lady from Newport who hires Bertha and George’s son, Larry Russell (Harry Richardson), as her architect.

Leonard will play Reverend Matthew Forte, “a jovial, congenial man, and up to date transplant from Boston.” He’s the brand new rector of excessive society’s hottest church.

Different new forged members for The Gilded Age Season 2 embody Christopher Denham, David Furr, Ben Lamb, Matilda Lawler, Dakin Matthews, Michael Braugher, and Nicole Brydon Bloom, with Rebeca Haden, who will return in an expanded recurring function.

Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Blake Ritson, Taissa Farmiga, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, and Jack Gilpin return as sequence regulars in Season 2 with Coon and Spector. Kelli O’Hara, Donna Murphy, Debra Monk, Kristine Nielsen, Taylor Richardson, Ben Ahlers, Kelley Curran, Douglas Sills, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Michael Cerveris, Erin Wilhelmi, Patrick Web page, and Sullivan Jones have been bumped to sequence regulars. And Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, John Douglas Thompson, Ashlie Atkinson, Claybourne Elder, and Ward Horton will return of their recurring roles.

The Gilded Age is created, written, and government produced by Fellowes (Downton Abbey). Gareth Neame directs and government produces Season 2. Michael Engler, David Crockett, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, and Bob Greenblatt additionally government produce. Sonja Warfield serves as author and co-executive producer, and Erica Dunbar additionally co-executive produces. The sequence is a co-production between HBO and Common Tv, a division of Common Studio Group.

The Gilded Age Season 2, Premiere Date TBA, HBO