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According to Deadline, Netflix has renewed The Oa TV show for a second season. In its first installment, the eight-part series centers on Prairie Johnson (Brit Marling), a missing blind girl, who returns to the community in which she grew up, with her sight restored.A supernatural fantasy drama, The Oa also stars Jason Isaacs, Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson, Alice Krige, Patrick Gibson, Brandon Meyer, Brandon Perea, Ian Alexander, and Phyllis Smith. Back in December, co-creators Marling and Zal Batmanglij discussed the possibilities of season two on Netflix.Read More… »
Netlifx has announced today that it has greenlit a second season of the original series The Oa.
The series stars Brit Marling as a woman previously thought dead turning up in her hometown years later. Formerly blind, she can now see, but has scars on her back and refers to herself only as The Oa and confides in the town’s locals of her life story. You can watch a short teaser for the upcoming season below.
The series hails from Zal Batmanglij, who directed all eight episodes of the first season. The Oa also stars Jason Issacs, Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson, Alice Krige, Patrick Gibson, Brandon Meyer, Ian Alexander and Phyllis Smith.
See Also: 2 Reasons You Should Watch Netflix’s The Oa and 1 Reason You Should Not
- Ricky Church
Joseph Baxter Feb 9, 2017
Netflix has renewed its recent surprise supernatural drama The Oa...
Netflix really dropped a bombshell last December: after only a few oblique social media teases, they debuted the trailer for mysterious supernatural series The Oa the week of the show’s premiere. Having resonated with audiences, Netflix has no need for more PR cloak and dagger when it comes to The Oa, though... proven by the fact they just greenlit season 2 and announced it publicly straight off the bat.
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Yep - The Oa season 2 is officially a go over at Netflix. This teaser trailer thingy broke the news...
If you're unfamiliar, The Oa centers on young Missouri woman Prairie Johnson (Brit Marling) who – after being missing for seven years – mysteriously resurfaces. Previously blind, she now possesses sight »
For Netflix, the stealth release of The Oa proved to be one of the last great surprises of 2016. Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij’s mind-bending supernatural series premiered late last year after little-to-no fanfare, favoring Internet buzz and general word of mouth over an aggressive marketing push.
It’s a campaign tailor-made for a platform that ostensibly encourages binge-watching and sure enough, excitement for The Oa ballooned towards the tail-end of 2016, so it’s small wonder why Netflix has wasted no time in ordering a second season. Confirmation of the renewal comes to us by way of Vulture, who hosted a live Facebook interview with lead star Brit Marling earlier this morning. Her announcement was accompanied by a fleeting teaser trailer for The Oa Part II (see above), which teases the show’s return and little else.
For the uninitiated, The Oa orbits around Prairie Johnson (Marling), a young blind »
- Michael Briers
Co-starring The Walking Dead‘s Scott Wilson, The Oa made quite a splash last year when it premiered on Netflix, and fans of the supernatural mystery series will be pleased to hear that the series has been renewed for a second season.
“Something always survives. Coming: The Oa Part II.”
From the Season 1 Press Release: “The show begins with a missing blind girl in her twenties, Prairie Johnson (Brit Marling), who comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk about her seven years missing with the FBI or her parents.
Other cast members include Emory Cohen (Brooklyn, The Place Beyond the Pines), Scott Wilson (The Walking Dead, Junebug), Phyllis Smith (The Office), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, Fury, Dig), Alice Krige (Star Trek: First Contact, Silent Hill), Patrick Gibson (The Tudors), Brendan Meyer (Mr. Young, »
- Derek Anderson
Everyone put your fanned-out hands together and breathe out a frightful whoosh!, because Netflix has renewed the supernatural thriller The Oa for Season 2 — or “Part II,” as it is being dubbed.
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Released in mid-December, The Oa stars Brit Marling (who co-created the very odd bird with Zal Batmanglij) as Prairie Johnson, a young woman who returns to her adoptive parents from a years-long vanishing, now no longer blind. And that, my friends, is far, far, far from the wildest aspect of her time spent missing.
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Netflix has picked up “The Oa” for a second season, the streaming service announced on Wednesday. The sci-fi series, from co-creators Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, was first announced in 2015, but was kept tightly under wraps until its premiere last December. The eight-episode first season premiered with little fanfare and just one trailer released a few days in advance. The series centers on Prairie Johnson, a missing blind girl, who returns to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson, Phyllis Smith, Alice Krige and Patrick Gibson also starred. Also Read: 'The Oa »
- Reid Nakamura
Netflix has greenlit “The OA” for a second season, just eight weeks after the first installment of the mind-bending supernatural drama debuted.
“The OA” is written and produced by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij. In the series, Marling stars as Prairie Johnson, a young blind woman who returns to her hometown after an unexplained seven-year absence — her eyesight restored and now calling herself “The OA.” She refuses to talk about her disappearance with anyone except four teenage boys and their high school teacher, sharing an incredible story involving her past identities, abduction and transdimensional travels in order to recruit them for a mysterious mission.
Netflix released season one of “The OA,” comprising eight one-hour episodes, on Dec. 16 with hardly any advance publicity.
In addition to Marling, the series cast includes Emory Cohen (“Brooklyn”), Scott Wilson (“The Walking Dead”), Phyllis Smith (“The Office”), Jason Isaacs (the “Harry Potter” films), Alice Krige (“Star Trek: First Contact”), Patrick Gibson »
- Todd Spangler
Brit Marling rewrote the rules for making it big in Hollywood.
In The Oa — her hot new sci-fi mystery series on Netflix — Marling stars as Prairie, an abduction survivor navigating the world after years trapped in a science experiment. The rich, complex role blossomed from about four years of work on the addictive (albeit bonkers) series with co-writer/co-creator Zal Batmanglij.
And she’s hopeful the show will pave the way for more empowered, fully developed female characters, which she believes are, on the whole, lacking in pop culture today.
“You sometimes think that we’re farther along than we actually are. »
- Jeff Nelson
A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.
If you’ve been taken with Netflix’s new sci-fi drama The Oa — co-created by and starring Brit Marling as a young blind woman who disappears and returns years later with her sight restored — you’re clearly not the only one. In the month since its release, fans and theorists alike have taken to Reddit to parse out the enigmatic series — down to the tiniest of details. And while it’s something Marling and co-creator Zal Batmanglij anticipated, Marling explained on this week’s episode of EW’s What to »
- Aurelie Corinthios
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