Epics has just released a Season 2 teaser for Godfather of Harlem and the TV premiere for April 2021. Actor and executive produced by Oscar-winning Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), one of the cast members of the season was Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Ilfenesh Hadera (She Gotta Have It), Nigel Thatch (Selma), Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandelorian), Lucy Fry (Bright), Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Mudbound), Ruffy Gavron (A Star Born), and Antoinette Crowe-Legacy. There is no mention of whether the entire cast will return for a second for Tewi. The series will be produced by ABC Signature.
Godfather fans of Harlem season two are looking forward to more episodes of the Epics drama series. The latest tour has been commissioned and will continue the prequel to the 2007 film American Gangster. Express.co.uk has completed everything the Forest Whitaker-led series has revealed so far, from the release date to the cast and plot.
Godfather of Harlem Season 2 Release Date
The Godfather of Harlem tells a story inspired by the notorious crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forrest Whitaker), who returned from eleven years in prison in the early 1960s. Since the streets are controlled by the Italian mob, the Bumpy Genovese crime family must be taken to regain control.
During the brutal war, he makes an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X – catching Malcolm’s political rise at the crossroads of the social revolution and a mob war threatening to tear down the city. The Godfather of Harlem is the confrontation of the criminal underground and civil rights movement during one of the most turbulent times in American history.
Will there be another series of Godfather of Harlem?
Fans of crime drama will be glad to know that the second season has already been commissioned. Earlier this year it was announced as the second part of the show’s 10-episode run on February 12, 2020
The show was expected to start production in New York by the end of 2020 but there were some delays due to coronavirus COVID-19. According to Broadway World, it’s officially opening now so fans should see the show in 2021.
UK viewers will have to wait a little longer as the only release date for season one is given. It will drop once a week on StarPlay through Amazon Prime Video from November 1. Express.co.uk will update this story as soon as its release date is confirmed.
As fans wait, they’ll be able to see the world of crime drama a little more. Because in addition to the second installment of the show, there will also be a document-series based on it. Titled Water Means: The Times of Godfather of Harlem, the series will be released on November 8, 2020 in Epics.
In the second episode, we see Bumpy continuing his fight to regain the command of Harlem from Italian gangsters. Meanwhile, Malcolm X is forced to choose between a violent and non-violent response to the constant threats to his life, and his relationship with Bumpy is severely tested.
EPIX’s Godfather of Harlem Season 2 Teaser Trailer Released
EPIX has released the official Godfather Harlem Season 2 teaser trailer before the series returns in April 2021. You can check out the teaser starring Oscar-winning Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, Lee Daniels the Butler, Black Panther) in the drama below for a second look at the crime drama now!
Who is in the cast of Godfather of Harlem?
Hollywood star Whitaker will be playing the role of Bumpy Johnson in season two. Louis Guzman will be reunited with Nigel Thatch and Alejandro “El Guapo” Villebuyena in Malcolm X.
Chaz Palminteri will reprise his role as Joe Bonanno and Ilfenesh Hadera as Bumpy’s wife, Mayme Johnson. Vincent D’Onofrio, Giancarlo Esposito, Lucy Fry, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Ruffy Gavron and Antoinette Crowe-Legacy are the other returning stars.
The Godfather of Harlem tells a story inspired by the notorious crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who returned from an eleven-year prison in the early 1960s to find the neighborhood he once ruled. Since the streets are controlled by the Italian mob, the Bumpy Genovese crime family must be taken to regain control. During the brutal war, he makes an alliance with the radical preacher Malcolm X (Nigel Thatch) – catching Malcolm’s political rise at the crossroads of the social revolution and a mob war threatening to tear the city apart. The Godfather of Harlem is the confrontation of the criminal underground and civil rights movement during one of the most turbulent times in American history.
Bumpy continues his fight to reclaim Harlem’s command from Italian gangsters by sowing internal disagreement and attempting to root out their major heroin pipeline. Meanwhile, Malcolm X will be forced to choose between a violent and non-violent response to the constant threats to his life and his relationship with Bumpy will be severely tested.
Along with Whitaker as Star and Executive Producer, Season 1 cast members include Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Daredevil), Ilfenesh Hadera (She’s Gotta Have It, Baywatch), Nigel Thatch (Selma, American Dreams), Giancarlo Baccio , The Mandalorian), Lucy Fry (Bright, Vampire Academy), Kelvin Harrison Jr. (It Comes at Night, Mudbound), Ruffy Gavron (A Star Is Born), and Antoinette Crowe-Legacy.