Marvel and Disney Plus aren’t the only ones with big-budget TV shows based on comic books. Sweet Tooth season 2 is one of the most anxiously awaited Netflix shows, following in the footsteps of Stranger Things and exploding out of nowhere to become a major phenomenon.
Sweet Tooth season 2 will return us to a hazardous planet still recovering from the aftermath of the so-called “Great Crumble” – the fall of civilization triggered by a global virus known simply as “the Sick,” as part of Netflix’s big-budget adaptation of Jeff Lemire’s post-apocalyptic Vertigo comic.
Gus (Christian Convery), a young boy with deer antlers and ears and the title’s sweet tooth, is at the core of the plot. He may (or may not) be linked to the lethal virus that has wiped off much of the world’s population as one of a new species of human/animal Hybrids.
When Is the Release Date for Sweet Tooth Season 2?
It’s a large question, and there aren’t any conclusive solutions yet. Netflix hasn’t renewed “Sweet Tooth” for a second season, but given that the first season debuted on June 4, it’s natural that the streaming provider doesn’t want to get ahead of the game. However, it’s not uncommon for Netflix to cancel shows after their first season, especially if they’re high-budget — as “Sweet Tooth” clearly is. Netflix recently canceled both “The Irregulars” and “Jupiter’s Legacy” after their first seasons, thus “Sweet Tooth” Season 2 isn’t guaranteed unless Netflix says so.
Even so, lovers of this endearing fantasy drama shouldn’t get too worked up about the possibility of its demise. Because it’s produced by Hollywood heavyweight Robert Downey Jr., “Sweet Tooth” has a lot of clouts, and fans and critics alike hold it in high respect. Season 1 now has a 98 percent Tomatometer rating on Rotten Tomatoes, as well as a 92 percent audience rating. Netflix also appears to have a soft spot for distinct fantasy settings, since Season 2 of “Shadow and Bone” was recently announced (per Variety). As a result, you may hear about a new season of “Sweet Tooth” sooner rather than later.
If the show is renewed for another season, anticipate things to move swiftly after the announcement. Christian Convery is an important component of the program, and because actors his age grow up so quickly, the producers must either use time skips or maintain a healthy pace. Season 2 of “Sweet Tooth” might premiere as early as mid-2022, assuming the show is renewed quickly and the production gets off to a good start.
Sweet Tooth Season 2 Cast
Although Netflix hasn’t confirmed the entire roster, all of the actors listed below are expected to return for season 2.
- Tommy Jepperd (Big Man) Nonso Anozie Gus/Sweet Tooth is portrayed by Christian Convery.
- Dr. Aditya Singh is portrayed by Adeel Akhtar.
- Rani Singh is portrayed by Aliza Vellani.
- Bear/Rebecca Walker is portrayed by Stefania LaVie Owen.
- Aimee Eden is portrayed by Dania Ramirez.
- Douglas Abbot is played by Neil Sandilands (aka the General)
- Wendy is portrayed by Naledi Murray.
- Bubba is portrayed by Will Forte.
- Birdie is portrayed by Amy Seimetz.
- The narrator is played by James Brolin.
Sweet Tooth Season 2 Plot: What Will the Second Season Be About?
In the last episode of season one, everything comes together, but things aren’t looking so bright for our beloved heroes.
Abbot ultimately took control of the Preserve and captured Gus, which means he now has a large number of hybrids for Singh to experiment with within the hopes of discovering a cure. The kids are finally reunited, but it will only be a matter of time before they are dissected as well.
Fortunately, Jepperd and Aimee are collaborating to break into the lab and save their children. “Recover your health. We’ll get our kids back tomorrow “she declares. Will they be able to make it? There’s certainly more tale to tell, as comic book fans well know, however that doesn’t mean everyone will make it through season two alive.
Then there’s Gus’s “dead” mother to contend with. Bear manages to reach her through radio towards the end of season one’s finale. It turns out she’s in Alaska, which could be the source of the illness.
Is Gus’ mother on the lookout for a solution? Probably. But it’s unclear if the show will stick to its scientific roots or branch out into something more spiritual and religious, as the comics did. Alaska is a crucial place in the source material, so we expect it to play a bigger part in season two.