Showtime has commissioned a second season of Tangle, the acclaimed Australian drama about two generations of families in suburban Melbourne.
Minor Spoiler: Justine Clarke, Catherine McClements, Joel Tobeck, Matt Day and Kat Stewart are all returning. Due to the plotline nature of the season cliffhanger, so far there is no confirmation on a return by actor Ben Mendelsohn.
As revealed by TV Tonight, Don Hany (East West 101, Dirt Game, Underbelly) is also joining the cast.
The second season has been written by original writers Fiona Seres (Love My Way, Dangerous, The Surgeon), Tony McNamara (Love My Way, Secret Life of Us) joined by Judi McCrossin (Secret Life of Us, The Surgeon) – with Stuart McDonald (Tangle Season One, Secret Life of Us, Summer Heights High, SeaChange) and Emma Freeman (Hawke, Love My Way) directing. John Edwards and Imogen Banks will again produce.
Showtime CEO Peter Rose said, “On the strength of the quality of production of the first season of Tangle, we are thrilled to be bringing a second season of this outstanding and groundbreaking drama to the screen.
“The second series of Tangle lets us explore the twists and turns of love and loss of love within and between the families. It’s a great joy to make” said producer John Edwards.
With significant investment from Austar, the series will begin shooting on February 1st.