- After a successful first season, the makers announced a new season of the popular drama The Rig
- The filming of The Rig: S2 will begin this year
- Fans can watch The Rig on Amazon Prime Video
A new season of the popular Amazon Prime Video web series, The Rig, was confirmed recently, and the announcement was made officially by the OTT platform. Reports and statements published in the media confirmed that the hit show is the second UK Original drama to be renewed in recent months. Previously The Devil’s Hour was also announced after the first season was a massive hit.
The Rig: Season 2 – When and Where to Watch
Fans can soon watch The Rig: S2 on Amazon Prime Video. An official announcement regarding the release date and more will be shared soon. Meanwhile, the production will be managed once again by FirstStage Studios in Edinburgh. Makers are planning to start the filming process later this year and will launch the same in over 240 countries and territories.
The Rig: Season 2 – Cast and Crew
Popular names like Iain Glen, Martin Compston, Emily Hampshir, Rochenda Sandall, Owen Teale, Mark Addy, and others will return in the new season. Besides them, the team has planned on introducing new faces in the team as well.
Meanwhile, Derek Wax for Wild Mercury (a Banijay UK company), David Macpherson, and John Strickland will serve as the executive producers. Rig S2 will be produced by Suzanne Reid and co-produced by Matt Brown.
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The Rig: Season 2 – Premise
The makers have not revealed a lot about the same; however, through a press statement, they said, “Helicopters have taken the surviving crew of the Kinloch Bravo to a bold new location, where new dangers await them. The crew will have to deal with the emotional and physical fallout of the epic Series One finale and contend with swirling conspiracies, conflicts, and new threats from the dark depths of the world’s oceans it has unleashed. Series Two of The Rig will continue exploring global themes about the past, present, and future of the planet, all while delivering epic thrills and gripping action for its compelling cast of characters.”
The Rig: Season 2 – Message from the Makers
The team has shown excitement about releasing the new season. After tasting popularity with the first season, David Macpherson, writer and creator of Rig, said, “It was always my aim to build a story that starts in Scotland but speaks to a global audience about the global theme. In this Prime Video series, I’m looking forward to expanding the world of our show through the eyes of our excellent cast, as we deliver more shocks and thrills and delve deeper into both our characters’ and our show’s expanding original mythology.”
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The Rig: Season 1
Presented as a drama-mystery, The Rig is set in the remote area of Scotland, at a Scottish oil rig, where a group of workers face a mysterious fog while they are planning to the mainland. What follows are series of incidents where they face supernatural forces.
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