The series Perry Mason arrived on June 1, 2020, on the HBO. It was produced by the Marvel superstar, the Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. He was involved in the production and reviving the show Perry Mason since 2011. At the time, the show was reported to be under production. However, is finally released almost a decade later. Despite being such a late release, Perry Mason is now renewed for a sequel. That is Season: 2.
To begin with, the Marvel superstar is the executive producer of the show, presented by HBO. Initially, he was planned to star in the show, as the main character. But Matthew Rhys played the role and will continue in the upcoming season. The first season premiered on June 21, 2020, with a total of 5 episodes in it. Besides, Robert Downey Jr. celebrated the renewal of the show, Perry Mason. He used his Twitter handle revealing the renewal. He posted a cover photo of Season: 2 with the caption: “The jury is in: @PerryMasonHBO will be returning for Season 2 on @HBO”.
— Robert Downey Jr (@RobertDowneyJr) July 22, 2020
Did the show renew?
A month later, in July 2020, Perry Mason was given greenlit for renewal and to continue the investigation in the show. The classical Perry Mason was aired from 1957 to 1966.
Robert Downey Jr. revealed the show renewal using his Twitter handle. He posted a picture of Perry Mason’s upcoming season and revealed the show to be returning. The show Perry Mason Season: 1 was released on June 21, 2020. And a month later, it has been given greenlit for renewal.
Besides, Francesca Orsi, the Executive Vice President of Programming of HBO said: “It has been a very astonishing adventure. To be able to work with such immensely talented people and team. Also, the viewers enjoyed being taken back to the 1930s, to Los Angeles, California. We, the team are excited and thrilled to welcome the show again. This time, for a second season.”
Other details of the show
The show Perry Mason has attracted over 1.7 million people. It has crossed the viewers of the famous show including ‘Watchmen‘ (with over 1.5 million viewers) and become a hit.
Initially, the Executive Producer of the show, who is Robert Downer Jr. was grasped to be in the lead role. However, the American artist Matthew Rhys landed in playing the role. Besides, the classic TV show of this series aired from the year 1957. And ended in 1966 with the release of the final season. A total of 9 seasons were released at that time.
When will the next episode of Perry Mason air?
The next episode of Perry Mason is scheduled to return on July 26 on HBO at 9 p.m. ET.
The series released its episodes on the following dates-
- Chapter One on June 21, 2020.
- Two on June 28, 2020.
- Chapter Three on July 5, 2020.
- Four on July 12, 2020.
- Chapter Five on July 9, 2020.
The show will return to air its fifth episode on July 26, 2020. The time is set to be 9 P.M. on HBO.
The main cast of the Perry Mason 2020
To begin with, out of all the cast members, the main cast includes-
- Star Matthew Rhys playing as Perry Mason, a private detective/investigator,
- Juliet Rylance playing as Della Street. The faithful & loyal ambitious secretary of E.B. Jonathan,
- Star Chris Chalk playing as Paul Drake, a cop,
- Shea Whigham playing as the character Pete Strickland. He is also Mason’s partner in business,
- Star Tatiana Maslany playing as Sister Alice McKeegan, she is a preacher in the Radiant Assembly and administrator of it,
- John Lithgow playing as Elias Birchard, an employer to the Perry Mason.
Besides, the show has many other cast members.
And the next episode of Perry Mason is scheduled to return on July 26 on HBO at 9 p.m. ET.