‘The Missing’ Season 2 confirmed

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The Missing will return to BBC One for a second season with “a new case”.

Starring James Nesbitt (The Hobbit), Frances O’Connor (Mr Selfridge) and Tcheky Karyo (GoldenEye), the abduction thriller’s eight-part first season concluded last night on BBC One.

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Following the finale’s broadcast, a brief teaser for a second season was shown, featuring a  voiceover provided by Karyo’s character, Julien Baptiste.

The clip teased: “To lose somebody can destroy a person. But to find them again, when so much has passed, that can be worse.”

Season 2 will again comprise of eight 60-minute episodes.

Watch the teaser…

The Missing recently received two Golden Globe™ nominations for Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Frances O’Connor.

Charlotte Moore, Controller, BBC One, commented: “The Missing surprised at every turn, weaving a gripping and complex story across two timescales which kept viewers guessing til the very end and demonstrated the range and ambition of drama on BBC One. I’m really pleased to announce that the incredible team behind the series will bring a new case to our BBC One audience and we can guarantee another challenging, contemporary story written by Harry and Jack Williams.”

Ben Stephenson, Controller BBC Drama commissioning, added: “Harry and Jack Williams’ original drama series has had the nation gripped for the last eight weeks and has proved both a critical and ratings hit with our BBC One audience. With a brand new and fresh case ahead – we can’t wait to learn what Harry and Jack have in store for series two.”

Writer Jack Williams previously revealed: “[A second season] is in negotiations, I think that’s fair to say.”

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