Ryan Murphy’s Ratched caught the headlines soon after its release. However, not much is known about its comeback. The psychological thriller was released on September 18, 2020. Now, after two years of no updates is Ratched Season 2 still happening? Here is everything you need to know about the Netflix show.
Sarah Paulson’s character of Nurse Ratched comes from a famous novel, One Flew Away Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The novel is written by Ken Kesey. The remarkable character has accentuated darkness beneath her fashionable exterior. The little details about the thriller series make it worth a watch.
The horror drama is a creation of Evan Romansky. It finds a series of executive producers in its making. Moreover, the series has 8 episodes in total each with a runtime of 45-62 minutes. The show scores 7.2 out of 10 in IMDb ratings. That is not all as it finds itself with 61% on rotten tomatoes. It had Ryan Murphy in the director’s chair for the earlier episodes which kept changing later on.
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Ratched Season 2 Release Date
There could be some bad news for the fans of Ratched as the show has not been renewed as of now. The show was released two years back in September. It was confirmed for two back-to-back seasons. However, there have been no updates revolving around Ratched Season 2. According to a recent interview with Sarah Paulson, the actor confirmed that she has no clue about what’s going on with the show.
With no official announcement on the cards, it is likely that the show is canceled. However, considering the high ratings on IMDb, the show could be saved. Plus, Netflix has not officially canceled the show. Thus, fans can still hope for Ratched Season 2. However, there is a high chance of that happening not before 2024.
Ratched Season 2 Cast
The horror-thriller series finds many faces from American Horror Story cast members. The casting team of Ratched Season 2 has not been out yet. Hence, the first release includes Sarah Paulson playing the role of Nurse Mildred Ratched. This is followed by Finn Wittrock who plays Edmund Tolleson.
Cynthia Nixon and Jon Jon Briones are seen as Gwendolyn and Dr. Richard respectively. Moreover, Charlie Craver is seen in the role of Huck Finnigan whereas, Judy Davis plays the character of Nurse Betsy Bucket. Finally, Sharon Stone is in the role of Lenore Osgood. There could be new additions for the second run.
Ratched Season 2 Plot
The first installment of the suspenseful thriller ended with a cliffhanger. Thus, the story of the series can wander toward many plotlines. So, Ratched Season 2 may find Nurse Ratched crossing paths with Edmund and Louise. It is clear that Edmund, Charlotte, and Louise are on the run. Edmund has a thirst for his sister’s murder. So, he could be seen trying to finish that wish.
According to the makers, many characters were supposedly meant to die in the first season. However, they later chose to withdraw that thought. It is likely that Ratched Season 2 might find them dead. Moreover, as per the words of the lead actress, Sarah Paulson is sure to find her character slowly withering away from humanity and her heart. She will be going completely rogue on her patients unlike how her character was seen in the initial parts.
Finally, Sarah Paulson’s character is meant to travel back to her character from the novel One Flew Away Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Thus, the second season will end up in the 70s.
Where to watch Ratched Season 2
The horror drama is up for streaming since its launch in 2020. So, you can find Ratched available on Netflix for online watching. There have been no updates on any other streaming platforms. Thus, for more updates on Ratched Season 2, keep coming back to Latest Series.
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