The heinous boss Bumpy Johnson is returning to explain his early life in the 20s and 30s in Godfather Of Harlem Season 2. The first season portrayed Bumpy’s life after returning from the prison. However, the creator announced that fans would love to see Bumpy’s explosive life before his imprisonment. Further, it will also explain the unsolved questions that remain hanging in the first season.
Godfather Of Harlem, created by Chris Brancato, Moise Verneaux, and Paul Eckstein, is a crime drama on Epix. Notorious crime boss Bumpy Johnson inspires the series. Johnson was famous for his illegal works in the early 1960s. However, after spending ten years in prison, he returned searching for the neighborhood where he once ruled. But, now the place is controlled by the Italian group. Thus, Johnson must take help from the Genovese crime family to attain his control over the place. As the show proceeds, it delves into Johnson’s new rivals and alliance.
Godfather Of Harlem Season 2: Is It Renewed?
Well, in February, the network has ordered another batch of fresh episodes for Godfather Of Harlem Season 2. There’s no doubt, as the first season has gained immense popularity after landing on the network. Michael Wright, Epix’s president, said the show had been set a mark for the network as its remarkable success has earned many positive responses from the audience as well as the critics.
Wright added that they couldn’t wait to see more of Bumpy in the next season. Further, they are eager to reunite with Chris Brancato, Forest Whitaker, Paul, and the team to tell this fascinating story to the audience.
Godfather Of Harlem Season 2: Has Production Started?
Its good news for Godfather Of Harlem’s fans as the team has returned to their studio to begin their filming for the next season. Despite the rise in COVID-19 cases in New York, the team has successfully started their filming. However, they are following the health protocols and the guidelines approved by the Hollywood unions. Further, Godfather Of Harlem Season 2 has slated to come back with 10-episode just like the first season.
Godfather Of Harlem Season 2: What To Expect?
The creator has already penned Hoodlum, the 1997 film, which would depict Johnson’s early life in the 1920s and 30s. He added that the idea popped up when they picturized Bump with his friend Malcolm and the gangster duo going politicized to achieve their aim. So, what happens when gangsters rule the world? It gave birth to the idea of filming the trembling world, which the next season would explore.
It Would Delve Some Historical Content
Speaking on the next season, Whitaker said that the idea to bring such a storyline is to show the world’s historical issues. It would be exciting to see how criminality and civil rights go hand in hand to achieve their aim. Further, it would explore the American dreams and how they performed them when things oppressed and challenging to achieve. It would also delve into the time when LBJ was trying to implement the Civil Rights Act.