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'Why Women Kill' Season 2: Everything We Know So Far

'Why Women Kill' Season 2: Everything We Know So Far

The new season will be very different from the last. 'Why Women Kill' Season 2 arrives in June.

'Why Women Kill' is coming back for season 2, and it's going to be very different from the first season.

'Why Women Kill' is one of the most popular original offerings on CBS All-Access (now Paramount+).

It's an anthology series following the lives of 3 women who eventually became murderers after experiencing infidelity in their marriages.

The series launched in August 2019, then renewed for a second season in October that year.

After a long wait, season 2 episodes are finally about to release. Here's everything you need to know about 'Why Women Kill' Season 2. 

Why Women Kill Season 2

When Will 'Why Women Kill' Season 2 Release?

Release Date: June 3, 2021.

The second season for 'Why Women Kill' is finally coming on June 3, 2021. Just like most television shows and productions worldwide, 'Why Women Kill' suffered delays due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Filming for the series, along with three other projects shooting at CBS Studio Center, was temporarily suspended on November 11, 2020, after one of the shows' shared production staff tested positive for COVID-19.

Production for the shows affected resumed on November 13.

On April 28, 2021, a teaser trailer was released revealing that 'Why Women Kill' Season 2 will premiere on Paramount+ on June 3, 2021.

Allison Tolman

What Is The Plot Of 'Why Women Kill' Season 2?

'Why Women Kill' is an anthology series following the lives of different characters in different episodes. The first season revolves around three women who lived in the same Pasadena mansion in different decades and experienced infidelity in their marriages.

Unlike the previous season, the new installment of the anthology series will take place in the same year instead of being separated by decades. The second season will also introduce two protagonists, whose personal life and relationship and familial struggles will be depicted throughout the show.

The show's official logline read: "This season of the dark comedy features a new ensemble cast and storylines set in 1949 that will explore what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, the effects of being ignored and overlooked by society, and finally, the lengths one woman will go in order to finally belong."

Season 2 will focus on Alma (Allison Tolman), a "timid and awkward, yet optimistic" housewife who wishes to be allowed to join Rita Castillo's exclusive gardening club and marry off her daughter, Dee. 

She soon learns that her seemingly kind and kind-hearted husband hides a dark secret that will change her life forever. 

Lana Parilla

'Why Women Kill' Season 2 Cast: Who's In It?

Allison Tolman stars as Alma, the housewife whose life will change after discovering her husband's dark secret.

Nick Frost stars as Bertram, Alma's veterinarian husband, who is not as good as he seems.

Broadway star Rachel Bay Jones stars as Maisie, a nightclub singer who becomes friendly with a vet.

Lana Parrilla stars as Rita, the garden club leader who has an extramarital affair with a younger lover, Scooter (Matthew Daddario). She is waiting for her elderly and sinister husband Carlo to die. 

We are yet to find out who is cast for the role of Carlo.

Jordane Christie plays detective Vern, a detective hired by Rita to investigate Scooter.

B.K. Cannon stars as Dee, Alma, and Bertram's daughter, who works as a waitress at a local diner.

Veronica Falcón plays Catherine, Carlos' unmarried daughter, who returns to Pasadena after a mysterious accident.

Kerry O'Malley will also be joining the cast list as Mavis, another member of Rita's club who has a beautiful singing voice.

Cynthia Quiles stars as Brenda, another club member who is described as "beautiful but entitled".

Virginia Williams stars as Grace, another member of Rita's club. Unlike other members, Grace is kind and sincere. She will become Alma's friend in the series.

Jessica Phillips stars as Joan, the last member of Rita's club. Her son is having an affair with an older woman.

Eileen Galindo stars as Isabel, Rita's maid and confidant.

Is There An Official Trailer For 'Why Women Kill' Season 2? 

We only have the official teaser trailer for now, but we are sure that the official trailer will release anytime soon in preparation for its early June release. We will update this space once we get the official trailer. 



 


 

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