Heels is returning to Starz later this week, and the cable community has launched a preview for the sequence’ long-awaited second season. The present’s first season aired two years in the past.
Starring Stephen Amell (Arrow), Alexander Ludwig (Vikings), Alison Luff, Mary McCormack, Kelli Berglund, Allen Maldonado, James Harrison, and Chris Bauer, the drama sequence follows two brothers as they run their household’s wrestling group in Georgia.
Starz revealed extra in regards to the sequence in a press launch.
A small-town sports activities drama sequence primarily based on a wrestling league in rural Georgia, “Heels” is aptly named after the wrestling time period for a villain or antagonist. Most tales focus on heroes vs. villains, however in wrestling, it’s faces vs. heels. Season two of the sequence brings followers again to the family-owned wrestling group, Duffy Wrestling League (DWL), the place brothers and rivals, Jack (Stephen Amell, “Arrow”) and Ace Spade (Alexander Ludwig, “Vikings”), proceed to struggle over their late father’s legacy and their particular person variations of success, whereas additionally working to seek out their very own id as a “face” or a “heel.” The present invokes emotions of nostalgia akin to “Friday Night time Lights,” whereas masking subjects like the consequences of trauma on communities, discovering private id, and girls taking the lead in each aspect. It’s centered round a small-town group the place everybody is aware of one another and everybody on the town follows the saga of the Heels and Faces within the DWL.
Season two additionally stars Alison Luff (“New Amsterdam”) as Staci Spade, Mary McCormack (“Deep Influence,” “The L Phrase”) as Willie Day, Kelli Berglund (“The Goldbergs,” “The Animal Kingdom”) as Crystal Tyler, Allen Maldonado (Home Celebration, “The Marvel Years,” “The Final O.G.”) as Rooster Robbins, Chris Bauer (“Gaslit,” “Survivor’s Regret,” “True Blood”) as Wild Invoice Hancock, Trey Tucker (“The Outpost”) as Bobby Pin, Robby Ramos (“Chicago P.D.”) as Diego Cottonmouth,Alice Barrett Mitchell (“The Factor About Pam,” “Billions”) as Carol Spade, Roxton Garcia(“Reminensce”) as Thomas Spade, David James Elliott (Trumbo, “JAG”) as Tom Spade, Joel Murray(“Mad Males,” “Shameless”) as Eddie Earl, CM Punk(“Mayans,” “AEW Dynamite”) as Ricky Rabies, AJ Mendez (“Girls of Wrestling,” “WWE”) as Elle Dorado, Josh Segarra (Scream VI, “Arrow,” “The Different Two”) as Brooks Rizzo, and Emmy Raver-Lampman as Jen Lussier.
“Heels” showrunner and govt producer Mike O’Malley (“Survivor’s Regret,” “Shameless”) additionally portrays Charlie Gully on the sequence. Michael Waldron (“Loki,” Dr. Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity, “Rick and Morty”) is the present creator.Christopher Donnelly (By Sidney Lumet), Pete Segal (Get Good, 50 First Dates, Tommy Boy,“Shameless”), Patrick Walmsley (JT LeRoy), and Julie Yorn (Hell or Excessive Water, White Boy Rick) additionally function govt producers on the sequence. “Heels” is produced via O’Malley Ink and LBI Leisure in affiliation with Lionsgate Tv for STARZ.
The preview for Heels season two is beneath.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Heels on Starz? Do you intend to look at season two of this wrestling drama?