One of the best surprises of the last year was Fox’s first season of THE EXORCIST. For a while there, we were patiently awaiting news of a second season, which finally was confirmed a few months back. Now, we know when we’ll be seeing more of Father Tomas and Father Marcus.
The official Facebook page posted the following:
That’s right. New season of THE EXORCIST begins September 29th, just in time for the Halloween season!
Not many details are known currently about what the next season will entail. Both Alfonso Herrera and Ben Daniels are back as Father Tomas and Father Marcus, respectively. Geena Davis, who played Angela Rance will not be back, but considering the storyline for the Rance family.
Back in December, John Squires over at Bloody-Disgusting spoke to showrunner and show creator Jeremy Slater, and here’s how he described what season two could go back then. “A potential season two would find Marcus, Tomas and Bennett tasked with helping a new family or a new case of possession. That doesn’t mean we’ll never see any of the Rances again, but I think the fans would feel disappointed and cheated if we simply brought Captain Howdy back for round three. The Rances have escaped this legacy of terror–for the time being, anyway–and it seems cruel to immediately drag them back for ten more episodes of suffering. Our challenge now is to create a new family that you care about just as much as the Rances, and to find ways to make their story feel just as compelling and unique as what came before.”
“We would always continue to expand our mythology moving forward. We know that Maria Walters and Superintendent Jaffey and Cardinal Guillot are still out there somewhere, but I think the conspiracy probably runs much deeper than that. When we left our heroes at the end of the first season, they were part of only a handful of people on the planet that know this conspiracy is taking place, that evil is infiltrating every level of church and state.”