A tense brand new teaser from Season 2 of Black Summer was released on social media ahead of the show’s long-awaited yield to the streaming platform next week.
Posted on the Netflix Geeked Twitter accounts, the 54-second sneak peek opens with Rose (Jaime King) aiming a gun at a man and telling him”I don’t think you can stay” When he asks why not, Rose explains, “I do not know if you’re useful.”
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The guy responds by telling Rose, “I can’t go back out there,” as a creature is observed growling behind the door. When he continues, “I can’t. I’ll die. Please, I’ll help you,” a stubborn Rose insists that he leave and the guy resists again. She then states, “Then I’m going to need to shoot you.”
Black Summer is a prequel to the hit Syfy zombie apocalypse television series Z Country, which ran in 2014 to 2018. The prequel show was co-created by Z Nation’s executive producers Karl Schaefer and John Hyams and debuted on Netflix in April 2019 with eight hour-long episodes. Both Schaefer and Hyams also serve as showrunners on the Netflix series.
Season 1 of this prequel series was set six weeks following the start of a zombie apocalypse and followed a mother named Rose because she tried to reunite with her estranged teenage daughter Anna. On the way, Rose also watched her husband Patrick (Ty Olsson) die in the procedure. In November 2019, the series was renewed for another season, which will also include eight episodes.
Netflix’s official synopsis for Season 2 of Black Summer reads,
Winter includes cold-blooded new challenges throughout the zombie apocalypse as frenzied scavengers and violent militias battle the dead and distressed.
The minute-long teaser dropped just days after the first trailer for Black Summer’s Day’s second season debuted. The trailer opens with Rose’s expression in a voiceover, “My entire life has one significance. And it’s her. Nobody else. I have no choice.” The rest of the clip reveals Rose and her daughter Anna moving to a different safe house in the midst of a cold winter season and doing anything it takes to stay alive, including moving head-to-head with both zombies and rival survivors.
Co-created by John Hyams and Karl Schaefer, Black Summer stars Jamie King, Justin Chu Cary, Kelsey Flower, Bobby Naderi, and Christine Lee. Season 2 arrives on Netflix on June 17.