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Will There be a Social Distance Season 2?

October 16, 2020
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Created by Hilary Weisman Graham and Jenji Kohan, ‘Social Distance’ is an anthology series that airs on Netflix. The show is one of those projects that is virtually conceptualized, filmed, and produced, in all its entirety, during the quarantine. The story is set in the earlier months of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it follows how the near and dear ones keep in touch and cope up – while stringent social-distancing measures rule their lives.

Highlighting the unrelenting spirit of the human mind and heart in adversity, ‘Social Distance’ definitely strikes too close to home. Therefore, fans could not stop themselves from bingeing on all the episodes at one go. Now that its first season has ended, let’s get to the details of its ‘Social Distance’ season 2!

Social Distance Season 2 Release Date

‘Social Distance’ season 1 premiered on October 15, 2020, on Netflix, in all its entirety of eight episodes. As far as a second season goes, we know that the creators had not conceived it as a one-off. Additionally, its first iteration made viewers relate to the trauma, enforced by strict isolation measures, all thanks to the rampant COVID-19 pandemic.

And unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like the virus is going away anytime soon. Therefore, we are optimistic that Netflix will come up with more remotely-filmed stories that reflect this hard reality. If a renewal is announced soon, we can expect ‘Social Distance’ season 2 to premiere sometime in 2021.

Social Distance Season 2 Cast: Who can be in it?

Each episode of ‘Social Distance’ narrates a different story, enacted by a set of characters, who vary from episode to episode. Some of the stars featured in season 1 are Danielle Brooks, Mike Colter, Oscar Nunez, Guillermo Diaz, Asante Blackk, Peter Scanavino, Lachlan Watson, Max Jenkins, and Marsha Stephanie Blake, among others. Since the series is conceived in an anthology format, we expect a completely different roster of stars in the next edition, as and when it happens.

Social Distance Season 2 Plot: What can it be About?

‘Social Distance’ takes place during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic. The anthology series tells a bunch of emotional stories that highlight the strength of the human spirit in times of uncertainty and isolation. Each standalone episode is set virtually and chronicles the trauma of people, forced to separate from their loved ones, with no choice of their own. All they can do is to resort to remote communication tools and technology in order to stay connected.

Yes, the tales are different, but they share a common theme – the innate tendency to remain hopeful during one of the world’s history-changing moments. Season 2 is expected to bring us more such tales of how humans strive to remain connected despite being compelled to stay apart.

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