Netflix has announced that its hit documentary Tiger King will likely be returning for a second season later in 2021, following the success of the primary season — which hit streaming simply because the COVID-19 pandemic started and is indelibly related to the early days of COVID lockdown tradition, a mixture of heady escapism at a time when leaving residence appeared not possible.
It’s March 2020. Everyone seems to be caught at residence because of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Uninterested in nowhere to go, nobody to see, and nothing to do, you — together with tens of millions of others, boot up Netflix and discover a new documentary collection known as Tiger King, a salacious, virtually unbelievable story of the rise and fall of self-made tiger zoo magnate Joe Unique (and his rivalry with fellow tiger aficionado Carol Baskin).
You hit play.
There isn’t an excessive amount of details about the upcoming second season — solely that it’s going to deliver “just as much mayhem and madness as Season 1,” which looks as if a excessive bar to clear. Netflix hasn’t even introduced a tough launch date or debuted a trailer but, both; the announcement got here as a part of the corporate’s reveal of its upcoming true crime documentary slate, which additionally contains The Puppet Grasp: Searching the Final Conman, The Tinder Swindler, Belief No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King and Unhealthy Vegan (all of that are A.) actual exhibits and films, and B.) all debuting in 2022).
Tiger King is coming again this yr — and Season 2 guarantees simply as a lot mayhem and insanity as Season 1! pic.twitter.com/mFBUxtAl6i
— Netflix (@netflix) September 23, 2021
It’s someday in 2021. Everybody continues to be caught at residence due to the nonetheless raging Delta variant of COVID-19. Uninterested in nowhere to go, nobody to see, and nothing to do, you — together with tens of millions of others, boot up Netflix and watch the newly introduced season two of Tiger King, which delves deeper into the unusual story of Joe Unique.
You hit play.
Provided that Unique himself is at present in federal jail, it’ll be fascinating to see what components of the story Netflix is specializing in within the upcoming second season. That mentioned, with how standard the present was when it first debuted (even when a few of that attention has since waned), it’s apparent that Netflix would need to try to seize the magic a second time with a sequel.
It’s someday in 202X. Everybody continues to be caught at residence due to the nonetheless raging Omega variant of COVID-19. Uninterested in nowhere to go, nobody to see, and nothing to do, you — together with tens of millions of others, crank up your hand generator and boot up Netflix and watch the newly introduced season six of Tiger King, detailing the rise of the Tiger King Joe Unique, Ruler of the Center United States.
You sigh and press play.
Tiger King season 2 will arrive on Netflix later this yr.