August 15, 2022

Simply weeks after premiering on FX, the Jeff Bridges-starring new drama The Outdated Man has been renewed for Season 2.

Based mostly on Thomas Perry’s novel of the identical identify, The Outdated Man follows Dan Chase (Bridges), a former CIA agent who has lengthy been in hiding after absconding from the company.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), in the end renting a room from Zoe McDonald (Amy Brenneman).

The Outdated Man premiered on June sixteenth, and in keeping with FX, it was the most-watched cable collection premiere since January 2021 and the most-watched FX collection debut on Hulu in its opening weekend. The collection 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Regardless of its success, The Outdated Man confronted a tumultuous street throughout manufacturing.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 therapies. Luckily, his most cancers is now in remission. Forward of Season 2, watch the trailer for The Outdated Man under.

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