Apple is heading to London for a brand new chapter of Gugu Mbatha-Raw-fronted drama collection Surface after handing it a second season renewal.

The collection, which was created by Veronica West and exec produced by Reese Witherspoon, launched in July and ran by September on the streamer.

Surface stars Mbatha-Raw as Sophie, a lady who has suffered a traumatic head harm that has left her with excessive reminiscence loss, believed to be a results of a suicide try.

The first season is ready in San Francisco and noticed Sophie despatched on a mission to find her personal secrets and techniques, unearthing a large number of sins that ranged all the best way from an affair to a lot deeper questions on a hidden previous and her true id.

Stephan James, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ari Graynor, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, François Arnaud and Millie Brady starred in season one.

While it answered the query of who Sophie actually was, season two is designed to inform viewers why. Sophie traveled throughout an ocean to flee her previous, so what was she working from?  

Returning to her hometown of London, season two will discover Sophie rediscovering the unfinished relationships which have haunted her recollections – as she finds out the place she actually got here from, and what made her the flawed particular person she was. But the mess she left behind in San Francisco will meet up with her, as Sophie discovers as soon as and for all, you’ll be able to by no means outrun your previous.

West is showrunner and exec produces alongside Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter for Hello Sunshine. Sam Miller directed 4 episodes of the primary season, together with the pilot. Kevin Sullivan, Jennifer Morrison and Tucker Gates additionally directed episodes.

“I’m thrilled to proceed this journey and dive deeper into the stress and thriller of ‘Surface’ with this good crew,” stated Mbatha-Raw. “I really like enjoying Sophie and I can’t await followers and new audiences to hitch us as she enters the harmful new world of her previous in season two. As an actor and govt producer, it’s extremely significant to be bringing this story residence to London.”

“This is known as a model new chapter set in an entire new world – I can’t await individuals to see how the present evolves as we discover an emboldened, fearless Sophie in season two,” added West. “It’s been such a pleasure working with Gugu, Apple and the crew at Hello Sunshine and an actual privilege to proceed the journey.”

Mbatha-Raw is repped by Anonymous Content, CAA, Curtis Brown, and Steve Warren and Gretchen Rush at Hansen, Jacobson.

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