Powers is coming back for a second run.
Powers was the first original TV series for PlayStation and it premiered on the PlayStation Network in 2015. Brian Michael Bendis executive producer of the show and co-creator of the comic book, gave us our first look at the second season of the show today. You may also know Brian Michael Bendis as the creator of the original Jessica Jones comic book series, which recently saw its own adaption on Netflix.
Powers tells the story of homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim who work cases specific to the world of superheroes, super villains, and everyone in between, called Powers. The new season of the show will focus on the biggest mystery of the comic book series, the death of Retro Girl the biggest superhero in the world of Powers.
Bendis addressed the second season with a post on the PlayStation Blog, where he comments on how different people may think the new season looks.
“Just like our characters, we’re growing into our powers (bad pun intended) and the show has continued to evolve and grow in a way we are all extremely proud of.”
Bendis says that the team has hired on even more talent to make the show the best it can be, and in upcoming posts on PlayStation Blog he’ll be going through these new additions and what they bring to the show.
The show is currently filming in Atlanta, and you can see the trailer for the new season below. Bendis also released a cast list with familiar faces returning from season one and some new additions as well.
- Sharlto Copley (District 9) is Detective Christian Walker
- Susan Hayward (Vinyl) is Detective Deena Pilgrim
- Olesya Rulin (High School Musical) is Calista
- Michael Madsen (The Hateful Eight) is Supershock
- Michelle Forbes (The Killing) is Retro Girl
- Justice Leak (Supergirl) is Detective Kutter
- Logan Browning (Hit the Floor) is Zora
- Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica) is FBI Special Agent Lange
- Enrico Colantoni (Veronica Mars) is an ex-Power, Senator Bailey Brown
- Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) in a role that hasn’t been revealed yet
- Timothy Perez (Uncanny X-Men) is FBI Special Agent Slag
- Dominic Rains (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) is The Lance
- Matthew Yang King (G.I. Joe: Renegades) is THX
- Raul Casso (Forever) is Sgt. Martinez
Powers Season 2 will debut sometime in 2016. How do you think Power’s second season looks? Did you watch the first season, and what did you think about PlayStation’s first original show? Let us know your thoughts down in the comments.
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