Simply weeks after premiering on FX, the Jeff Bridges-starring new drama The Old Man has been renewed for Season 2.
Based mostly on Thomas Perry’s novel of the identical identify, The Old Man follows Dan Chase (Bridges), a former CIA agent who has lengthy been in hiding after absconding from the company. When an murderer makes an attempt to take Chase out, the titular previous man goes on the run from FBI brokers Harold Harper (John Lithgow) and Angela Adams (Alia Shawkat), CIA Particular Agent Raymond Waters (E.J. Bonilla), and particular ops contractor Julian Carson (Gbenga Akinnagbe), finally renting a room from Zoe McDonald (Amy Brenneman).
The Old Man premiered on June 16th, and in response to FX, it was the most-watched cable sequence premiere since January 2021 and the most-watched FX sequence debut on Hulu in its opening weekend. The sequence was developed by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine, and Warren Littlefield, Steinberg, Dan Shotz, Levine, Bridges, David Schiff, and Jon Watts.
Regardless of its success, The Old Man confronted a tumultuous highway throughout manufacturing. After capturing was delayed as a result of pandemic, Bridges was recognized with Lymphoma, and he later mentioned he got here “fairly near dying” whereas catching COVID whereas within the midst of chemotherapy remedies. Luckily, his most cancers is now in remission. Forward of Season 2, watch the trailer for The Old Man beneath.