What We Do in the Shadows: FX signs on for season 2


FX wants more of What We Do in the Shadows!

One of the breakout comedies of the year will be back for another season as FX has officially announced their commitment to a second season of the Jermaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s vampire comedy series What We Do in the Shadows.

The series, which stars Harvey Guillén, Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, and Mark Proksch, is a mockumentary-style comedy that follows the lives of four vampires living in Staten Island, New York, as they renew their quest to take over the world.

The second season of What We Do in the Shadows, which will also consist of 10 episodes, will debut on the FX Network sometime in the year 2020. At this time, the official release date of What We Do in the Shadows‘ the second season has not been announced.

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Nick Grad and Eric Schrier announced the renewal of the series, saying that Clement and Waititi have “delivered on the high expectations.”

"“Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi and Paul Simms have more than delivered on the high expectations of Shadows fans by adapting the cult classic for television and building a passionate base of new and returning fans,” the statement from Grad and Schrier read.“We also want to thank the rest of the creative team, including Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch and Eli Bush, and the incredible cast and crew for delivering such a fun and original series, and we look forward to working with them all on season two.”"

What We Do in the Shadows, which has been the recipient of widespread critical acclaim during its first season, is based on the 2014 horror comedy film written, directed by, and starring Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi.

Clement and Waititi, who are known for critically acclaimed projects such as Flight of the Concords and Thor: Ragnarok, respectively, serves as executive producers on the series.

What We Do in the Shadows follows 400-year-old vampires living on New York’s Staten Island.

Novak stars as Nandor The Relentless, the de-facto leader of the group.

Additionally, Berry stars as Laszlo and Demetriou stars as Nadja — two vampires who have been with Nador since their pre-Staten Island years.

Rounding out the cast is Guillermo (Guillén) — a human — who serves as an intern-like character for the vampires, hoping to one day become one himself.

Lastly is Colin Robinson, played by Proksch, who is a day-walking energy vampire that has been the breakout character of the acclaimed first season.

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All five of the series leads are set to return for the second season, which has yet to be given an official release date.

What We Do in the Shadows, which first premiered on FX on Wednesday, March 27, will conclude its first 10-episode season on Wednesday, May 29.