The miniseries Defending Jacob is a American crime web series, produced by the Apple TV+. The Defending Jacob is basically based upon the William Landay’s novel with the same title. First season of the series was premiered in April, 2020. The Season 1 was not a huge success but it was successful enough to gain a loyal fan base. It received mixed reviews from the critics and now the fans are eagerly waiting for season 2 of the series.
The season 1 of the series came on April 20 with eight episodes. The makers are not really sure about the renewal. In fact, the Apple TV+ has not announced or revealed any reports about the new season of the series. It’s been two months since the premiere of the season 1 of Defending Jacob.
We are expecting this delay due to the current situation of corona virus. The global pandemic has badly effected the world and our entertainment industry is no different. We could only expect any further notice about the new season after the betterment of this situation.
Plot of the series
The premise of the series revolves around a dysfunctional family. The series takes a turning point when a teenage boy of 14 years old has been accused of someone’s murder. Later the family deals with all the twists and turns engrossed in the series. The man named Andy Barber has already suffered a lot when his dad was convicted for killing someone. And now his life has made him go through another shock when his son was accused of a committing murder. His son Jacob tried to kill his classmate Ben.
The parent duo gets to know a lot about their child in the trials. They unfold a lot of lies of their child and thinks that he could be the real murderer.
Plot for the season 2 of the series
As the viewers know that the accusation was not confirmed in the finale of season 1 and that’s why there is a big possibility of new season. When the season 2 will come up, the viewers will get to know the real murderer of Ben. We would be able to know who was actually behind the murder of Ben. There are no particular reports about the premise of new season of the show. The makers have not yet disclosed the plot. There could be time leap, the makers can show Jacob in college.
Well, right now the best we could do is wait for the season 2.
Cast of the new season
All the cast of the previous series are returning for their roles in the new season. The list includes Chris Evans as Andy Barber, Michelle Dockery as Laurie Barber and Jaeden Martell as the 14-year-old Jacob Barber.