The Netflix comedy-drama Beef has been a smashing success since its April debut, and viewers are already demanding more.
Well, there’s good news and bad news to report. While Lee Sung Jin, the show’s creator, has hinted at the possibility of a second season, he has also made it plain that the story told in the first season of Beef was intended to stand on its own. He has also stated that any new characters or “other beefs” featured in a potential second season would be introduced.
This would be very disappointing news for fans of Ali Wong and Steven Yeun, who played the show’s main characters Amy and Danny in the first season.
“Cards on the table, we did pitch this show as a limited anthology, so there is sort of a close-ended-ness to the story [of Danny and Amy],” he told ELLE.
“But, if given the opportunity, of course, I’d love to explore them further, because Danny and Amy, I love those characters. But yeah, by design, though, this a close-ended narrative.” He added other seasons may explore “multiple other beefs and other character types”.
Season 1 follows Wong and Yeung as they play strangers caught up in a bitter conflict that could ruin their lives.
Find out if there will be a second season of Beef and what you can expect if there is.
Is Season 2 of Beef in the Works?
There has been no confirmation of a second season, but the show’s critical acclaim and meteoric rise in Netflix’s viewership numbers bode well.
Speculations About the Second Season Premiere of Beef
A second season has not been officially announced as of yet for the show, as previously mentioned.
While a second season of Beef is possible, we wouldn’t anticipate it until at least the beginning of 2024.
The tweet below shows people are eagerly waiting for season 2:
— pantheR 🐯 (@DoctapantheR) April 16, 2023
Is Anyone Else From the Cast Ready to Return?
George, played by Joseph Lee, gave a cryptic nod to the future, or at least that’s how we’d like to read it. Lee explained George’s decision to shoot Danny in an interview with Esquire, saying, “In the end, when he sees Danny, he believes he sees Danny hurting Amy from far away. He has a very instinctual reaction to fire that gun. And then, I guess you’ll just have to wait and see.”
Joseph, stop being so teasing! Perhaps Netflix can persuade Sung Jin to continue developing this romantic triangle. Looks like he’s having a bad day.
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Whatever the case may be, it looks like our requests for more BEEF may have been heard, and we can’t wait to see what Lee Sung Jin’s mental season plans look like. For the time being, let this one settle in your stomach. Stay hungry though.
The planned sequel will differ from the original in a few key ways, but otherwise, it will have the same comic action, high-speed chases, and a lot of comedy of mistakes. Will you be tuning in to the season premiere? Please share your thoughts with us by using the comment section below. For the most updated information on this and other upcoming series, please visit our official website at journalization.org.