Amazon Prime Video has announced that the second season of the Prime Original series Goliath, starring Golden Globe winner Billy Bob Thornton, will premiere on Friday, June 15th.
Thornton returns in his role as Billy McBride who, after great gains in the Borns Tech case, reluctantly has to return to court when the 16-year-old son of his friend is arrested for a double murder . When Billy, Patty (Nina Arianda, Florence Foster Jenkins ) and the team investigate the murder, they unravel a deadly conspiracy in the shady underworld of Los Angeles where drugs, property and politics come together.
In the middle of the race for mayor and the towering skylines of the city, Billy is again confronted with a new Goliath. Thornton won the 2017 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama series for the first season of Goliath .
In the new season, Mark Duplass ( Togetherness, Room 104 ) also shine as Tom Wyatt, a successful developer who wants to give Los Angeles a new skyline, Morris Chestnut ( The Best Man, Think Like a Man ) as Chief Deputy District Attorney Hakeem Rashad, who has an old grudge against Billy, and Ana De La Reguera ( Narcos, Nacho Libre ) as Marisol Silva, a city councilor in the race to become the first Latina mayor of Los Angeles. Tania Raymonde ( Lost ) and Diana Hopper ( Casual ) also return as Brittany Gold and Denise McBride. Lawrence Trilling ( Parenthood ) and Geyer Kosinski ( Fargo ) are the executive producers of season two of Goliath . The series is made by David E. Kelley ( Ally McBeal ) and Jonathan Shapiro ( The Practice ).
“ We are very pleased with the new season of Goliath, in which Golden Globe winner Billy Bob Thornton returns in the leading role, ” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “ This season tells a powerful, exciting, multi-story story that explores the rough side of a broken political and legal system. ”
Prime Video members in more than 200 countries can already watch the first season online before the premiere of the second season on Friday 15 June.