Next month just got a little more dramatic. Today, CBS announced season two of Ransom will debut in April.
The drama follows Eric Beaumont (Luke Roberts), an experienced crisis and hostage negotiator who is brought in to save lives when no one else can. The cast also includes Brandon Jay McLaren, Nazneen Contractor, and Sarah Greene.
Read more details below:
THE SECOND SEASON OF SUSPENSE DRAMA “RANSOM” PREMIERES SATURDAY, APRIL 7 ON CBS
HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR ERIC BEAUMONT MUST NEGOTIATE WITH HIS LONGTIME ADVERSARY, DAMIEN DELAINE, IN ORDER TO SAVE HIS DAUGHTER’S LIFE
Episode Written by Executive Producer and Co-Creator Frank Spotnitz
Luke Roberts, Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor Star
“Three Wishes” – When Eric’s daughter is kidnapped, he must fulfill three ransom demands from his long-time adversary, Damien Delaine (Carlo Rota), which include answering a series of emotionally challenging questions and performing ethically questionable tasks, in order to save what matters to him most – his daughter’s life, on the second season premiere of RANSOM, Saturday, April 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
RANSOM stars Luke Roberts as expert hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor also star.
The series is inspired by the professional experiences of distinguished crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, who, along with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world. This season’s episodes were filmed in Hungary and Toronto.
REGULAR CAST Luke Roberts (Eric Beaumont)
Sarah Greene (Maxine Carlson)
Brandon Jay McLaren (Oliver Yates)
Nazneen Contractor (Zara Hallam)
RECURRING CAST: Emma De Caunes (Nathalie Denard)
Morgan Kohan (Evie Beaumont)
Carlo Rota (Damien Delaine)
GUEST CAST: Boyd Ferguson (Police Captain)
Hans Peterson (SWAT Officer)
Robert B. Kennedy (Armin Farber)
Zalán Szántó (Tad Farber)
Wayne Brett (Orderly)
Elinor Crawley (Victoria Locke)
Diana Dimitrovici (Secretary)
Mikhail Safronov (Victor Volynets)
ákos Szalai (Bodyguard # 1)
Lajos Jarabek (Bodyguard # 2)
WRITTEN BY: Executive Producer Frank Spotnitz
DIRECTED BY: James Genn
RANSOM was created by David Vainola (“Diamonds,” “Combat Hospital”) and Frank Spotnitz (“The X-Files,” “The Man in the High Castle”). Ransom is a Canada-Hungary treaty co-production and will be produced by Entertainment One (eOne) with executive producers Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny via their Sienna Films banner and Spotnitz, via his Big Light Productions banner. Wildcats Productions’ Valérie Pechels and Odile McDonald will executive produce with Daniel Kresmery and Gy�rgy Rajnai of Korda Studios co-producing. Ransom is developed in association with Corus Entertainment Inc., with the participation from the Canada Media Fund, and will be produced with the financial assistance of the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit. eOne controls worldwide rights to the series.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Ransom? Will you watch season two?