Citadel is returning for a second season. Early studies had the spy motion drama renewed for a second season earlier than its April twenty eighth premiere. Prime Video has now confirmed the collection’ renewal, with Joe Russo set to direct the complete second season.
Starring Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra, and Stanley Tucci, the collection follows a pair of spies who had been part of Citadel – a spy group destroyed eight years in the past by a rival company. With their recollections wiped, they reside new lives till they’re referred to as to assist preserve Citadel’s secrets and techniques away from their enemy.
Prime Video revealed extra concerning the collection in a press launch.
“Prime Video introduced at present that it has renewed the worldwide hit collection Citadel for a second season with Joe Russo set to direct each episode and government producer David Weil returning as showrunner. The spy thriller – starring Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and that includes Lesley Manville and Stanley Tucci – continues to take pleasure in breakout success in international locations world wide, together with India, Italy, Brazil, South Africa, the U.Ok., and the U.S. It’s Prime Video’s second most-watched new authentic collection exterior the U.S., and fourth most-watched worldwide. All episodes of Citadel’s premiere season will probably be accessible to Prime Video prospects starting Friday, Could 26.
With all Citadel episodes accessible to binge, the primary episode will probably be made free to stream with out membership on each Prime Video and the ad-supported service Amazon Freevee for a restricted time. Domestically, the premiere episode will stream for one month on Amazon Freevee starting Friday, Could 26. Exterior of the U.S., the primary episode of Citadel will probably be accessible to stream with no Prime membership on Prime Video in additional than 240 international locations and territories from Friday, Could 26-Sunday, Could 28.
“Citadel is a very international phenomenon,” mentioned Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon and MGM Studios. “Our aim was at all times to create a brand new franchise rooted in authentic IP that may develop Prime Video’s worldwide viewers. This present has drawn an outsize variety of new worldwide prospects to Prime Video. Its large worldwide debut viewers is a testomony to Joe and Anthony Russo’s outstanding imaginative and prescient, the unimaginable abilities of Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Lesley Manville and Stanley Tucci, and the tireless work of the artistic groups, forged, and crew. Given the overwhelming variety of our prospects who’ve embraced this present, we aren’t solely thrilled to share the premiere episode of Citadel globally with out membership, but additionally affirm that the collection will return for a second season.”
“AGBO is thrilled to embark on this subsequent part of the spyverse with Jen, Vernon, and the complete crew at Amazon,” mentioned government producers Anthony and Joe Russo. “The revolutionary storytelling of Citadel has paved the best way for an unimaginable, worldwide collaboration with creatives in entrance of and behind the digicam.”
Eight years in the past, Citadel fell. The unbiased international spy company – tasked to uphold the security and safety of all individuals – was destroyed by operatives of Manticore, a strong syndicate manipulating the world from the shadows. With Citadel’s fall, elite brokers Mason Kane (Richard Madden) and Nadia Sinh (Priyanka Chopra Jonas) had their recollections wiped as they narrowly escaped with their lives. They’ve remained hidden ever since, constructing new lives below new identities, unaware of their pasts. Till one night time, when Mason is tracked down by his former Citadel colleague, Bernard Orlick (Stanley Tucci), who desperately wants his assist to stop Manticore from establishing a brand new world order. Mason seeks out his former associate, Nadia, and the 2 spies embark on a mission that takes them world wide in an effort to cease Manticore, all whereas contending with a relationship constructed on secrets and techniques, lies, and a dangerous-yet-undying love.”
The premiere date for Citadel season two will probably be introduced later.
What do you think? Are you excited to see extra of this spy drama on Prime Video?