Firefly Lane aired on Netflix in February 2021, and viewers immediately tuned in to see what the drama series was all about. In case the story wasn’t enticing enough for audiences, the cast of well-known actors was. Season 2 of Firefly Lane has yet to be announced, leaving fans to speculate.
There is a drama series about two best friends who have been together for 30 years, Tully (Katherine Heigl) and Kate (Sarah Chalke), who met as teenagers on Firefly Lane and instantly formed an unbreakable relationship.
Founder and executive producer Maggie Friedman, best known for the short-lived Lifetime series Witches of East End, was behind the series’ inception. There are several similarities between Firefly Lane and other Netflix original series, such as the fact that both are based on books. Based on Kristin Hannah’s novel of the same name, it’s a television adaptation.
The second season of Stranger Things premiered on Netflix a full three months after the first episode aired, which isn’t out of the ordinary, but it was stressful for fans.
Then, three months after that, they started filming the second season of Firefly Lane. Fans have been waiting impatiently for Netflix to reveal an official release date since production supposedly ended on April 28, 2022. Though the release date hasn’t been set, we’re ready to offer our release date predictions whenever they’re available.
Firefly Lane Season 2 Plot
From where Firefly Lane season 1 left off, we might extrapolate to where things might go from here. It’s likely that Johnny’s medical issue will play a key role in the plot. In Season 1, Tully left her talk show, The Girlfriend Hour, because she was tired of the production’s misogynistic attitude.
Another key storyline is Tully and Kate’s plan to launch their own talk show. Last but not least, Tully’s mother is arrested at the end of season one, which will undoubtedly affect Tully’s future.
The status of Tully and Kate’s relationship was the biggest cliffhanger of season 1. Flashforwards reveal that Tully and Kate’s friendship is over, although the show does not tell why. Heigl has already cast doubt on the idea that their breakup was caused by adultery. “Surely Tully isn’t having sex with Johnny. No friendship can be salvaged from that, in my opinion “Heigl told Oprah’s magazine she was. If it does happen, “I’ll fight until the last breath,” she vows.
The book’s version of events is more likely to play out in the breakup. During an interview with Tully’s daughter Marah, Tully’s bond with Kate is severed in the novels. Kate is portrayed as a horrible parent in the interview. Seasons 2 and beyond are almost certainly going to center on the subject of whether or not Tully and Kate’s friendship can endure the test of time.
Firefly Lane Season 2 Cast
At the very least, we should expect to see the following characters back in the second season of Firefly Lane:
- Katherine Heigl as Tully Hart
- Ali Skovbye as Young Tully
- Sarah Chalke as Kate Mularkey
- Roan Curtis as Young Kate
- Ben Lawson as Johnny Ryan
- Beau Garrett as Cloud
- Yael Yurman as Marah, Kate’s teenage daughter
If that ending cliffhanger is any indication, Ben might not make it to a possible second season…
The show’s creator, Maggie Friedman, told Entertainment Weekly, “I knew for sure that the Johnny moment would come.”
“In the writer’s room, there were lots of big whiteboards, and that moment, which we called “Johnny Goes Boom,” was written on all of them. We knew it was going to happen the whole season. I knew that Tully and Kate would have grown apart by the end of the season, but I didn’t know how to show that through drama.
I knew we were headed in that direction because I thought a good cliffhanger for the first season would be: “Oh my God, these Firefly Lane girls are suddenly no longer together?” What’s going on?’ I wanted the audience to have some big questions when they left.”
Some new people have also been added to the cast for season two.
Greg German, who is best known for playing Tom Koracick on Grey’s Anatomy, will play Benedict Binswanger, the son of a powerful family who wants to run for governor of Washington state in the 1980s. German is best known for playing Tom Koracick on Grey’s Anatomy.
It’s not clear yet if Benedict will be as rude as Koracick, who Germann talked to Shondaland about playing when he left the show in the spring of 2021.
Firefly Lane Season 2 Release Date
We don’t yet know when Firefly Lane season 2 will come out, but we do know when it will come out. When Netflix announced the renewal in May 2021, it also said that the second season of the show would be out in 2022. Katherine Heigl even said on Instagram in November 2021 that season 2 of Firefly Lane wouldn’t come out until 2022.
Even though it was good to know the release year for sure, it would have been even better to know the exact release date. But Netflix wouldn’t have known when season 2 of Firefly Lane would come out because they had just renewed the show and production hadn’t even started yet. Also, Heigl couldn’t have known the release date because the show hadn’t been made for more than three months when she posted on Instagram.
As of Aug. 2, the next season has been in post-production for a little over three months, since filming ended on April 28. Post-production usually takes between six and eight months, so season 2 of Firefly Lane could come out as soon as October. But there is a chance that the post-production process will only take five months.
This means that the book will come out in September. If this is true, Netflix will probably announce the date by the end of August at the latest. We don’t think post-production will take more than eight months, though, so season 2 of Firefly Lane could come out as late as December.
Remember that these are just our guesses for when the second season will come out. It could come sooner or later than we think. All we can do is wait and see what happens. You can count on Netflix Life to tell you the official release date as soon as it is known.
Firefly Lane Season 2 Trailer
Of course, as season 2 hasn’t been announced, that also sadly means there’s no trailer. Still, you can relive the drama that was season 1 here: