Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Disney+ Renews 'The Mysterious Benedict Society' for Season 2

Disney+ has today renewed its original drama series The Mysterious Benedict Society for a second season. Production on the new episodes will begin in early 2022.

Based on the best-selling YA book series by Trenton Lee Stewart, the second season will pick up as the team of four intrepid orphans reunite a year after their first mission, when they were assembled by Mr. Benedict and his cohorts to foil the nefarious "Emergency" created by Benedict's twin brother Dr. L.D. Curtain. Now they must embark on a perilous journey, relying on wits, intellect and empathy to try to stop Curtain as he shifts to a new strategy with global implications.

The drama stars Tony Hale, Kristen Schaal, MaameYaa Boafo, Ryan Hurst, Gia Sandhu, Seth B. Carr, Emmy DeOliveira, Mystic Inscho and Marta Kessler.

Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay developed the series, with Darren Swimmer and Todd Slavkin serving as showrunners. They executive produce with Jamie Tarses, Karen Kehela Sherwood, Deepak Nayar, David Ellender, Matt Loze and James Bobin. 20th Television and Halcyon Studios produce.