Bodyguard has received the highest ratings and also gained the highest viewing number is BBC. Fans are wondering whether Bodyguard Season 2 will be happening or not. Here, we have updated the Bodyguard Season 2 Renewal Status and Release Date details.
Bodyguard Season 2 Release Date
Bodyguard is a political thriller, and the series was a huge hit. The first episode of the series was broadcasted on BBC One on 26th August 2018. It received the highest number of viewers on BBC after a decade. And then, the final episode was recorded to have 17.1 million views. Eventually, the series became the most-watched drama on BBC.
Bodyguard Season 2 is still in talks, and makers have not announced the renewal. They never mentioned Bodyguard to be limited series. So, fans are expecting Bodyguard Season 2 and are very eager to know the release date. The makers of the show may announce more updates in the coming days.
In 2018, Mercurio made a few comments on Season 2 that “It’s probably fair to say we would probably approach any thoughts of a second series with the idea that it would create an opportunity for a third or fourth.” So you can expect the Bodyguard Season 2 very soon.
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The series got a great response from the audience, so makers will think about doing more. As of now, there is no release date for Bodyguard Season 2. However, few sources say that Bodyguard Season 2 may be released by the end of 2021. It may also be delayed due to the busy schedule of Mercurio and Madden.
Bodyguard Season 2 Plot
Bodyguard series revolves around Police Sergeant David Budd (Richard Madden), a British Army war veteran who has PTSD. He will be shown working for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London’s Metropolitan Police Service.
Eventually, he will be assigned as the principal protection officer (PPO) for the ambitious Home Secretary Julia Montague (Keeley Hawes). He despises and clashes with few politicians around. Montague will be murdered in a terrorist bombing attack. Later, Budd will be framed for her murder.
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The official’s question, Budd regarding the terrorist attack. They get suspicious of him, and he tries to solve the mystery behind the murder. He eventually finds that this whole conspiracy is an organized crime involving police corruption. The series also addresses the controversy around government monitoring of private information.
If Bodyguard Season 2 will come back, Sergeant David Budd will be assigned to protect a royal family member or a foreign dignitary, said writer Mercurio. So, this time you can expect Budd protecting the royal member or foreign dignitary instead of another politician.
Bodyguard Season 2 Cast
Richard Madden, who played the role of Police Sergeant David Budd, will be returning in Bodyguard Season 2. It is not confirmed, but the following cast may return:
- Gina McKee as Cmdr Anne Sampson
- Sophie Rundle as Vicky Budd
- Nina Toussaint-White as DS Louise Rayburn
- Ash Tandon as DCI Deepak Sharma
stay tuned for more updates!