February 8, 2023


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The Old Man Season 2: Has the FX Series Been Renewed or Canceled?

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The Old Man Season 2

The Old Man season 1 reaches a thrilling conclusion on 21st July, Thursday. The show is based on Thomas Perry’s smash hit books, seeing Jeff Bridges star as a grizzled previous agent named Dan Chase who goes on the run after being targeted by a professional killer.

The main issue is that being forced out into public additionally carries Chase to the attention of FBI Assistant Director for Counterintelligence Harold Harper (John Lithgow). The Old Man was the most-watched cable series debut since January 2021. The Deadline likewise reports that the series debut is the most-watched FX show on Hulu, where the show is additionally accessible to stream.

Given its initial achievement, it’s an easy decision that The Old Man will be returning for more activity. As the series kept viewers as eager and anxious as can be for seven episodes, fans likely could be contemplating whether there will be more in store for Chase.

The Old Man Season 2 Renewed?

For fans who have been enjoying The Old Man up until this point, and are interested to be aware on the off chance that it has been renewed for a second season or not, here’s the good news, it will return. FX reported the series renewal on 27th June after The Old Man had become the most-watched primetime scripted series. The Old Man likewise had the biggest debut of any FX show on Hulu as it had the most-watched FX debut on the streaming stage.

In a press statement about the renewal order of the series, Eric Schrier, FX Entertainment president said: ‘[Executive producers] Jonathan E. Steinberg, Dan Shotz and Warren Littlefield have worked hard with The Old Man, which follows through on the strong interest and stunning action of Thomas Perry’s book.

‘The heavenly cast drove by Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman and Alia Shawkat is connecting with the viewers and we are eager to get work on 2nd season with our partners at 20th Television and this phenomenal group.’

Potential Release Date

FX declared The Old Man’s first season in 2019, yet the network stopped the production two times during shooting, because of the COVID-19 pandemic and Jeff Bridges’ lymphoma diagnosis in 2020. The Old Man at last restarted production with Bridges and completed the process of shooting in mid-2022.

With such countless startling postponements, The Old Man Season 1 production plan can’t be used as a guide for Season 2, as we can expect the following portion will confront a less troublesome filming schedule. Excepting mishaps, Season 2 will probably debut at some point in mid-to-late 2023.


Deadline confirmed that the principal character of the series will be returning for Season 2. John Lithgow, Amy Brenneman, and Jeff Bridges are set to star in the second season of The Old Man. With the fate of Alia Shawkat’s character up in the air heading into the Season 1 finale, there are questions that she’ll return for Season 2.

Concerning the other cast, their characters should endure the fury of Dan Chase to keep close by. However, regardless of whether they’re ready to do such, it doesn’t seem like Season 2 will be that much diversion for them in any case.

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