Elevating Dion was one of many unlikely hits of late 2019 and given the viewing stats, it’s also one of many largest debut exhibits for the yr too. With a near-instant renewal, Elevating Dion season 2 is on the best way however when can we anticipate it and what can we anticipate from it? Right here’s an up to date information to every part we learn about Elevating Dion season 2 as of March 2021.
Simply to recap in case you missed it, Elevating Dion is a Netflix Original superhero-drama series primarily based on the comedian ebook sequence of the identical identify by creator Dennis Liu.
The sequence was initially tailored right into a short film in 2015 and gained loads of on-line recognition. It solely took a few years later earlier than Netflix ordered the sequence for themselves. Dennis Liu had loads of involvement within the manufacturing of Elevating Dion, he directed an episode of the sequence and likewise served as an government producer.
Elevating Dion Season 2 Netflix Renewal Standing
Official Netflix Renewal Standing: Renewed (Final Up to date: 01/02/2019)
After a number of months of ready, Netflix lastly introduced that Elevating Dion could be returning for a second season. In reality, it was the primary official renewal of 2020.
— Elevating Dion (@RaisingDion) January 2, 2020
With the renewal, Selection famous that Carol Barbee could be returning because the showrunner for season 2. Michael B. Jordan, Kenny Goodman, Kim Roth, Dennis Liu, and Charles D. King’s Macro will all keep on in government producer roles too.
The sequence gained immediate recognition on Netflix. As of June 2020, the sequence is at the moment sitting at a 7.2/10 on IMDb. In the meantime, on Metacritic Elevating Dion is at the moment at 61 out of 100.
For the reason that launch, we now understand how many individuals take a look at the primary season on Netflix too. Over 32 million households checked out Raising Dion in its first 4 weeks on the service. As well as, we realized that 60% of viewers got here from exterior the US.
What to anticipate from Rasing Dion season 2
Except for the cliffhanger ending showcasing who might be Dion’s enemy going into season 2, our younger superhero nonetheless must discover a option to deliver his dad residence for good.
The younger man nonetheless has so much to find out about his powers, and if he’s finally to change into a superhero Dion must face loads of challenges alongside the best way.
If the story of Elevating Dion can run for of least 4 seasons it’ll be enjoyable to look at each the character and actor develop right into a younger man.
Elsewhere, the opposite huge questions embody whether or not Nicole will be capable to discover love with there being some remnants of hope within the remaining episode.
Charlotte, Pat and Mark are all lacking however may return in some kind relying on what occurs subsequent. Lastly, as DigitalSpy speculates, we may finally meet different gifted children too.
The place is season 2 of Elevating Dion in manufacturing?
Present manufacturing standing: Manufacturing started in January 2021
As of proper now, all productions are shut down as a consequence of Coronavirus however are speculated to be stand up and working over summer time 2020.
Initially, manufacturing was initially set to begin sooner or later in 2020 with one Netflix account saying:
“I HAVE SOME NEWS FRIENDS!! #RaisingDion has formally been renewed for a second season, with manufacturing set to start this yr!!!”
Nevertheless, with all of the manufacturing woes as a consequence of COVID-19 restrictions, that was considerably pushed again. We’ve now realized, nevertheless, that Elevating Dion is because of start filming from January 2021 onwards.
Manufacturing is because of happen over the course of a number of months with preliminary dates suggesting that filming takes place from January 19th by way of Might 24th.
Season 2 is as soon as once more set to movie in Atlanta, Georgia particularly EUE Screens Gems Studios. Georgia has not too long ago introduced that filming might be allowed to get underway from July 8th, 2020.
Not many footage have been taken on set however under you may see Alisha Wainwright (who performs Nicole) on set masked up.
Varied casting calls took place in early February 2021 for the present searching for extras.
New Forged Members for Elevating Dion Season 2
In late February 2021, Netflix revealed 4 new faces that may be showing in season 2 of Elevating Dion.
They embody (as seen above from left to proper):
- Rome Flynn who appeared in Learn how to Get Away with Homicide who will play Tevin Wakefield
- Aubriana Davis who appeared in Genius: Aretha who will play Janelle Carr
- Tracey Bonner who appeared in Netflix’s Candy Magnolias will play Simone Carr
- Josh Ventura who appeared in P-Valley will play David Marsh
As well as, we are able to verify that Michael Anthony who has appeared in Chicago Med, The Outsider and Dynasty will seem in season 2 as Garry Stafford.
Scott Daniel Johnson will play Joe.
When is the Netflix launch date for Elevating Dion season 2?
With the manufacturing delays, our unique expectation of getting season 2 out firstly of 2021 is now unattainable. As an alternative, we’re now seeking to the tail finish of 2021 if not then 2022.
Potential Launch Date: This fall 2021 or 2022
Every little thing else we learn about Elevating Dion Season 2
- The one new solid member introduced to date is Jacqueline Cureton who is about to play the function of “Upcoming Grandmother”.
- Darren Grant who has labored on The Chi, Queen of the South and Wu-Gang An American Saga will direct 2 episodes of season 2
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