Bodyguard Season was one of those shows that pulled a viewership of 11 million for its last episode. So doesn’t that mean the show is undoubtedly about to come back on screens. There are various speculations about the upcoming season and who knows what will be happening in it. But here we have made a detailed article only for you so that you can cover up almost as many doubts as possible.
Although BBC1 bosses had confirmed that the political conspiracy thriller created by Line of Duty’s Jed Mercurio would be officially returning, this isn’t any theory but a fact. But the only thing which is making the base for the evidence is the release date which isn’t out yet, but yes, we might have the idea as to when it would hit the screens.
Why the Delay?
Covid pandemic has brought down many production houses or has slowed their pace. So now, when these firms are back on track, it is real that all the stars would be having back-to-back movies and shows lined up. The same is the case with Mercurio, who is busy these days with Line of Duty, and Madden, who is part of the upcoming Marvel blockbuster movie Eternals. If we talk about the first season, then it is well known that Luke Aitkens and his goons killed Julia Montague.
Bodyguard Season 1 Recap!
While alongside this, Aitkens was also jailed with Budd’s Lorraine Craddock, who is a bent copper providing Aitkens with Julia’s details about her security safety in return for some cash. David Budd, who is, on the other hand, out from the speculations of Julia’s murder, is now seeking for help for his mental health issues and also sorted out his relationship with Vicky and their children.
The plot moves in a manner where we find David Budd and a war veteran turned into a Specialist Protection Officer. He is assigned as a bodyguard to Julia Montague, who is an ambitious and influential home secretary. After the death of Montague’s death in a terrorist bombing, Budd was accused of her murder and forced to solve an entangled puzzle that involved police corruption and many dark secrets.
What will Happen in Bodyguard Season 2?
Talking about Season 2, We might get the sequel onscreen in late 2022, but assumptions could also turn out to be for the 2023 release too. In September 2018, Mercurio confirmed his talk with the BBC about the upcoming season, which might hit the screens as soon as possible.
Part of the Cast!
Moving on to the cast, we might be able to see few characters from the last season, including Gina McKee as Cmdr Anne Sampson, Nina Toussaint-White as DS Louise Rayburn, Ash Tandon as DCI Deepak Sharma, and Sophie Rundle as Vicky Budd. However, few more characters can be seen in this season.
But nothing is sure till we get any official news, and these are Paul Ready as Rob MacDonald, Richard Riddell as Tom Fenton, Michael Schaeffer as “Richard Longcross,” Stuart Bowman as Stephen Hunter-Dunn, David Westhead as John Vosler, the Prime Minister and Stephanie Hyam as Chanel Dyson. Hope we get new updates soon so we can share them with you; until then, this news should get you a little soothing.