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When a series is based on a true story, it automatically becomes more interesting and viewers want to know every single aspect of it. This is why, when The Watcher was released on Netflix, everyone came up with theories and a whole lot of questions regarding all the events that transpired in the series. Of course, there were several questions about the dramatization of the Netflix series as well, and everyone was wondering whether or not there will be another season that answers these questions or possibly tells us more about what happened after.
If you haven’t watched The Watcher (yes, we get the irony) yet, we highly recommend it, not just because it’s based on a true story, but also because of its gripping and twisted storyline. A lot happens in this series which revolves around a typical American family who has moved away from the city for some peace and quiet, and the opposite of that happens before they can even settle in properly.
The first season was left with an open ending of sorts, which had everyone wondering whether or not there will be The Watcher Season 2, so we’re here to tell you all about it, along with some details to go with it.
Following the record-breaking success of DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Ryan Murphy & Ian Brennan will create two more installments that will focus on other monstrous figures who have impacted society.— Netflix (@netflix) November 7, 2022
A second season of The Watcher has also been greenlit! pic.twitter.com/NmFdj6soJj
This has been one of the most frequently asked questions all across different social media for several reasons. Firstly, The Watcher was immensely successful and remained on top of Netflix’s lists for a good time period, so that’s a win in the viewership department. Secondly,
since The Watcher was based on a true story, fans wondered if this would be a limited series or if there could be more to it. Well, we have good news for you, because The Watcher has been renewed for a second season, and the possibilities for this season are endless. We will discuss more about the speculated plot in the next section!
As we mentioned above, there are several possibilities in which The Watcher Season 2 could move forward and we’re here to explore the most possible ones. Firstly, we continue learning more about the Brannock family, and how their life has changed after the entire incident.
Of course, a lot of this information would have to be based on the true story if they continue talking about the Brannock family, which is why while this plot seems interesting, it would be difficult to navigate and negotiate between the creators, producers and the actual family upon whom the show is based on.
Else, if they greenlit the idea and give the producers the creative liberty to change the aftermath according to their narrative, that could surely be interesting, because it would mean we get to see the same cast whom we had fallen in love with it. Again, this is a little dicey, and probably why we don’t have any concrete plot details just yet.
Now, moving along to the second possibility, The Watcher Season 2 could follow the story of a different family moving into the same house and going through the same troubles because of the infamous stalker. No one ever truly knew who the watcher was, so The Watcher Season 2 could help us reach that conclusion, but again, this would be purely fictional and not based on true events. The creators and writers will also have to switch up the story and maybe make it even darker to keep the viewers interested because no one wants to see the same thing all over again.
Whether The Watcher Season 2 follows the first possibility or the second, we know it is going to be a riot. If you have any theories about what might happen in The Watcher Season 2, do let us know in the comments! Hopefully, we will learn more about the plot in the coming months, but what’s got us more curious is the cast of The Watcher Season 2, so let’s discuss that.
Now once again, the cast of The Watcher Season 2 depends on the plot. If we go with the first possibility that we discussed in the section above, aka following the Brannock family, we can expect the return of Bobby Cannavale, Naomi Watts, Luke David Blumm, and Isabel Gravitt as the Brannock family, who will be the center of The Watcher Season 2. Also, joining them will be the creepy and terrifying neighbors played by Margo Martindale, Richard Kind, Mia Farrow, and Terry Kinney.
And of course, it will be interesting to see if Jennifer Coolidge returns for The Watcher Season 2, despite the runner she made at the end of the first season. Coolidge has expressed that she would happily return for another season if and when she receives the call, and we don’t see any reason why she would not.
The cast won’t be limited to just them, as we’re certain there will be new additions as well.
However, if we move on to the second possibility that we discussed, that would eliminate the return of the Brannock family, and they would be replaced by a new family. It will be interesting to see whom Ryan Murphy picks for the role, but with the incredible success of Dahmer and American Horror Story, could Evan Peters be one of the new cast members of The Watcher Season 2? We’ll have to wait and see!
The first season of The Watcher released in October 2022, just in time for Halloween. While there have been no confirmations regarding a release date or even if The Watcher Season 2 is in production as of now, we have a feeling Ryan Murphy will be blessing us with the upcoming season on Halloween 2023!
So, we won’t ask you to mark your calendars just yet, but we will ask you to check back with us in a few months for any updates regarding the release date or The Watcher Season 2 in general!
Hopefully, once there is a release date, we’ll have more information regarding a teaser trailer and the official trailer which would ideally release closer to the release date. Until then, remember how creepy the trailer for season 1 was? We definitely have high expectations this time!
We know there are currently a lot of missing puzzle pieces in regard to The Watcher Season 2, but we’re hoping we will be able to fill these gaps in the upcoming months. Until then, let us know your theories, guesses, and expectations for The Watcher Season 2 because there is surely plenty to discuss!