Today, Netflix released their newest original TV series, The OA. And recently, creators Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling spoke with Variety about a possible second season of the mystery drama.
The eight-part series explores what happens during the years when a young woman goes missing. Marling, Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson, Phyllis Smith, Jason Isaacs, and Alice Krige star.
In the interview, Marling said they would love a second season:
Oh my goodness, that would be so much fun. We spent a good three years just cobbling the mathematics of the labyrinth of a mind-bender that could go for many, many hours. We wanted to solve the riddle. We wanted to know what was at the center of the labyrinth within the very first chapter. I would think that’s one of the exciting things about where we leave the ending, is that in some ways, it resolves in a satisfying sense, especially with the boys, but it also leaves something open. It’s exciting to leave that gap between one season and another and see how people feel about it and what they’re thinking, and then to get to continue, to actually answer the questions. If we get to be so lucky as to get to another round, I would be so excited.”
Batmanglij later added that the two left season one open-ended on purpose:
Yes, we designed it that way. Whether it will happen or not, I think that’s up to you guys. All of you in the world. If people connect to it. I would like to see this story continue… Brit and I figured out the whole thing. The whole thing’s a riddle. There are a lot of clues. Very few people have really picked up on all the clues. Our sound engineer picked up on a major one that kind of blew my mind. I was like, “That is designed for only the closest, creepiest viewer to find.””
The OA is currently streaming on Netflix.
What do you think? Have you started watching The OA? Would you want a second season?
Would definitely love to see a season 2 this was one of the most intreaging series on pay tv
Absolutely YES!!!! PLEASE create the second season and several more after that. I’m absolutely hooked. My daughter introduced me to this show knowing how much I love these Mystery, Drama, Suspense shows. I couldn’t stop watching the show and ended up watching it one after the other non-stop to the end of the 1st season. It was disappointing to find out there was only one season made.
So please, please, pretty please make more! 🙂
I’m so glad so many people love it. It is amazing. Inspiring. Thought provoking. Empowering. Heart wrenching.
And so much more…. Yes for season two!
Please renew OA. It is one of the most brilliant and creative shows ever on Netflix. I cannot wait for more!
Please continue The O A in season 2.
This series explores themes not found in other series
Could not stop watching season 1