Invasion, a science fiction TV show that debuted on Apple TV+ last October has been renewed for Season 2, Variety confirmed. Apple decided to renew the show ahead of its Season 1 finale, which is set to debut on the streaming service in two days, December 10.
Created by Simon Kinberg, writer and producer of several X-Men movies, and David Weil, Invasion follows stories set across multiple continents, showing how are people from around the world dealing with the alien invasion. The series premiered on October 22 with the first three episodes. Nine episodes were released so far, and there’s only one more left.
“I’m profoundly grateful to Apple for being so supportive every step of the way, and trusting us to make a deeply human, emotional alien-invasion story. And most of all I’m thankful to our amazing fans, without whom we wouldn’t have this opportunity to continue the invasion. I’m super excited about what we’re planning for season two, expanding our universe in the most intimate and epic ways.”Simon Kinberg, co-creator and executive producer
Invasion is starring Golshifteh Farahani as Aneesha Malik, Shamier Anderson as Trevante Ward, Shioli Kutsuna as Mitsuki Yamato, Firas Nassar as Ahmed “Manny” Malik, Aziz Capkurt as Kuchi, Billy Barratt as Caspar Morrow, Azhy Robertson as Luke Malik, Tara Moayedi as Sarah Malik, Daisuke Tsuji as Kaito Kawaguchi, Sam Neill as Sheriff John Bell Tyson
“From day one, we have been hooked on this unique, engrossing and very human telling of an invasion story which deftly explores how the lives of different characters around the world are impacted when Earth is under siege. It has been so rewarding to witness global audiences respond to the brilliant performances, the captivating mystery and the sweeping cinematic vision, not to mention some pretty terrifying alien intruders. We couldn’t be more excited for viewers to see what ‘Invasion’ creators David Weil and Simon Kinberg have in store for these characters – as well as our planet – in season two.”Matt Cherniss, head of programming, Apple TV+