AMC has renewed their Western drama The Son for a second season
AMC announced today that it has renewed the Western drama The Son for season 2. The show stars Pierce Brosnan and is set around a Texas ranching and oil family and is based on Philipp Meyer’s New York Times best-selling and Pulitzer Prize finalist novel of the same name. The Son will return to AMC next year with 10 new episodes.
“The Son proudly continues our Westerns tradition at AMC, including Broken Trail, Hell on Wheels and decades of films from The Duke, Clint and so many more,” says Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. “We are so pleased to add to that list another season of our original, multi-generational drama from Philipp Meyer, Kevin Murphy and a remarkable cast led by the incomparable Pierce Brosnan. It’s our longstanding mission to super-serve Westerns fans on weekends and we look forward to continuing this epic next year. Welcome home, Son.”
“I couldn’t be more excited to continue sharing this story with our viewers,” adds co-creator and executive producer, Philipp Meyer. “Thank you to our wonderful cast and crew, as well as AMC and Sonar for allowing us to continue this journey.”
“I am enormously grateful to AMC and Sonar for this opportunity to reunite with this incredibly talented cast and crew, roll up our collective sleeves and get to work creating the next installment of the McCullough family saga,” says Kevin Murphy, showrunner and executive producer.
“I am over the moon happy to be back in the saddle as Colonel Eli McCullough for season two of The Son and to stand shoulder-to-shoulder alongside our incredible cast of actors, writers, directors and our amazing crew in the heart of Austin, Texas,” adds Brosnan. “And above all else to our ever-growing fan base, I extend my heartfelt thanks for your support.”
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