Apple has released a trailer for the upcoming second season of For All Mankind on YouTube. Season 2 of this popular show will premiere on Friday, February 19th on Apple TV+.
The second season will follow the events of the first season one decade later in 1983, at the height of the Cold War, Ronald Reagan is the U.S President and fighting with the Soviet Union over the resources of the moon. Tensions are high and fighting between the two superpowers is continuing.
”Season two of the space drama picks up a decade later in 1983. It’s the height of the Cold War and tensions between the United States and the USSR are at their peak. Ronald Reagan is president and the greater ambitions of science and space exploration are at threat of being squandered as the US and Soviets go head-to-head to control sites rich in resources on the moon. The Department of Defense has moved into Mission Control, and the militarization of NASA becomes central to several characters’ stories: some fight it, some use it as an opportunity to advance their own interests, and some find themselves at the height of a conflict that may lead to nuclear war.”
For All Mankind is one of the first sci-fi Apple TV+ originals, created by Ronald D. Moore, the series imagines if the Cold War and global race continued and the space programs in both superpowers continued. The series stars Joel Kinnaman, Wrenn Schmidt, Michael Dorman, Shantel VanSanten, Sarah Jones, and Jodi Balfour, the series is already renewed for a third season.