Is Will Trent Season 2 coming to ABC in February 2024?

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Get ready for a riveting experience as Will and Betty, the dynamic detective duo, return to the scene, promising a heart-racing saga filled with suspense and intrigue.

Set against a backdrop of enthralling cases, these seasoned investigators find themselves entangled in a labyrinth of mysteries, putting their finely honed instincts to the test. As the plot thickens, viewers are kept on the edge of their seats, eagerly anticipating the unfolding of a complex enigma.

Their latest assignment involving a corruption case within the Atlanta Police Department, situated in the same office building as the GBI, only amplifies the intensity of the narrative. The collision of this investigation with their professional sphere promises to elevate the stakes to unprecedented levels, setting the stage for a thrilling tale that will undoubtedly keep audiences hooked, craving more revelations and unexpected twists at every turn.

 

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Will Trent Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?

After being greenlit for a second season in April 2023, the highly awaited return of Special Agent Will Trent in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is imminent. Fans can rejoice as the beloved character is set to make a grand comeback to television screens. Scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 8 p.m. on ABC, the second season promises to deliver gripping crime-solving narratives. Additionally, for those who prefer streaming, the show will be available on Hulu.

This comeback of the police procedural crime drama series will kick off a Tuesday night lineup on ABC, featuring The Rookie Season 6 at 9 p.m. and The Good Doctor Season 7 at 10 p.m. This exciting announcement was also shared via the official X (formerly Twitter) handle, confirming the premiere date and inviting viewers back into the intriguing world of Will Trent and his trusted companion Betty. The post conveyed, “Get ready for the return of Will Trent! Join us for the premiere of #WillTrent airing Tuesday, February 20 on ABC and streaming on Hulu.”

The anticipation is high among fans, eagerly awaiting the resurgence of this compelling crime drama series and the continued adventures of Will Trent in his pursuit of solving intricate cases within the GBI.

 

Will Trent Season 2 Plot: What to expect from the new season?

The upcoming season has been shrouded in secrecy, but it’s evident that the show remains dedicated to honoring Karin Slaughter’s highly acclaimed “Will Trent” series, a New York Times bestseller.

Within the series, viewers follow the journey of Special Agent Will Trent within the Georgia Bureau of Investigations. Abandoned at birth and navigating a tumultuous upbringing within Atlanta’s overwhelmed foster care system, Will’s past experiences drive his determination to ensure that no one else suffers the same abandonment he endured. Fueled by his unique perspective, Will Trent boasts the highest clearance rate within the GBI, making him an exceptional asset in solving cases.

Offering a glimpse into the upcoming season’s direction, Rodríguez provided a brief insight into the plot:

“We’re immensely grateful to our dedicated ABC and Hulu audience for embarking on this thrilling adventure with Will Trent. Our goal has always been to faithfully translate the gritty, captivating world created by Karin Slaughter in her bestselling book series to the small screen.

Liz Heldens, Dan Thomsen, and the brilliant creative team have meticulously crafted complex, relatable characters that resonate on a human level — and let’s not forget the endearing presence of our little star, Betty. We’re genuinely thrilled about the prospect of delving deeper into these narratives in the upcoming second season.”

 

Will Trent Season 2 Cast

The core cast members slated to reprise their roles in the upcoming season include Ramón Rodríguez as Will Trent, Erika Christensen as Angie Polaski, Iantha Richardson as Faith Mitchell, Jake McLaughlin as Michael Ormewood, and Sonja Sohn as Amanda Wagner. Joining them are recurring cast members expected to return, such as Jennifer Morrison as Abigail Bentley Campano, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Paul Campano, Greg Germann as James Ulster, LisaGay Hamilton as Evelyn Mitchell, and Cora Lu Tran as Nico.

However, the possibility of new faces joining or current members departing the show remains uncertain, leaving room for potential surprises and developments as the new season unfolds. Fans will have to wait in anticipation to discover any new additions or changes within the cast.

Behind the scenes, the executive producers steering the series include Liz Heldens, Dan Thomsen, Karin Slaughter, and Oly Obst, while Ramón Rodríguez also takes on the role of a producer. Key members of the crew, contributing their expertise to the show, comprise Liz Heldens, Dan Thomsen, and executive producer Paul McGuigan.