McMafia season 2 has been confirmed by the BBA with James Norton set to be reprising his role as the son of Russia ex-mob boss Alex Godman. Hit BBA And AMC series McMafia last aired back in 2018 but hasn’t been screens since then. Grantchester actor James Norton plays the son of a Russian drug Kingpin, who takes on his father’s business in a story mirroring Michael Corleone in The Godfather, Season 2 was quickly recommissioned by the BBC.
Season 2 of McMafia is officially going ahead after BBC announced it had recommissioned the thriller for fun. The series recently won an International Emmy Award for Best Drama, fending off competition from around the globe to be hailed the victors. McMafia Creators Hossein Amino and James Watkins said. ” We are so thrilled with how McMafia has resonated with audience across the world and are delighted to be given the opportunity to cast more light on the shady intersection of transnational criminals and their enablers in finance, law, intelligence agencies and even in governments.
The BBC has yet to announce the airdate for season 2 but the first run was broadcast in the new year, so the follow up could be hitting screens in 2019. However, production could be delayed after actress Maria Shukshina told Metro Russian the second series could start filming in winter 2018. Her interview came not long after the recommission in 2018, according to the business time.
In season 2, McMafia is based on the nonfiction book of the same name by journalist Mishra Glenny. Glenny wrote about the evolution of organized crime through the Eighties and the nineties, from its grimy roots to becoming a globalized phenomenon with an incredibly corporate front. In this book, Glenny explored organized crime around the world through a series of extensive interviews with people at all levels: from the perpetrators to the victims and the middle man in between the complex hierarchy.
Season 1 ended with Alex brokering a big deal to flood European markets with heroin after impressively pitching his plan. The second run could follow him as he rises through the ranks of mafia bosses in Europe to become a powerful figure in the organized crime world. However, if the Creators want to explore different aspects of the modern face the mafia or look at fresh chapters from Glenny’s book then viewers could get a brand new story.