Are you a big fan of television series? Like watching fiction drama series? If yes, then you must have heard or watched La Brea. Developed by David Appelbaum, La Brea is a famous American science fiction drama television series that was released on 28th September 2021 on NBC. La Brea season 2 premiered on 27th September 2022. It was in January 2023, when the third season of the series was renewed.
From an interesting story to a talented star cast, and amazing direction, all make La Brea season 1 and La Brea season 2 must-watch. Many show lovers are curious to know about La Brea season 2. However, before discussing La Brea season 2, let’s get to know La Brea (TV series) in the first place.
Without further chit-chats, let’s get started.
An Overview Of La Brea (TV series)
As already mentioned above, released on 28th September 2021, La Brea is a popular American science fiction drama series that premiered on NBC. The story of the series moves around a giant sinkhole that unlocks in the midpoint of Los Angeles at the location of the Wilshire Boulevard and La Brea Tar Pits.
Everyone from humans to animals, automobiles, and structures get into the depth of the sinkhole. Some of the people who survived discover themselves entangled in a weird and scary ancient land where they must team up together to thrive and survive under adverse conditions.
Separated because of the disastrous happening, the story shows how family members Gavin Harris, Eve Harris, Josh Harris, and Izzy Harris try hard to find each other to get united. Gavin even gets dreams showing visions of the location of Eve and Josh.
On the other side, the United States Department of Homeland Security who are examining an alike incident in the Mojave Desert gets diverted toward the sinkhole and the immediate arrival of Teratornis. Further in the story, the investigators discover that sinkholes end up in a temporary exit to the same location in 10,000 BC. Meanwhile, before the sink shuts, the survivors find it challenging to discover a route back through the outlet.
Talking about La Brea season two, the story of 2nd season reveals that sinkholes happened due to Lazarus Project which is managed and run by people from 2076. These people are working hard to find a method to deal with their exhausted resources and are exploring how to conquer de-extinction in their time period.
Gavin’s long-lost father James Mallet is the head of The Lazarus Project.
Further, in the final episode of season 2, it is shown that Gavin is almost dying. Eve along with her family members tries her best to make things work in their favor– even as an unpredictable incident threatens to separate them apart permanently.
Release Date Of La Brea Season 2
It was on September 27, 2022, when La Brea season 2 episode 1 was telecasted on NBC. The first episode received more than 3.86 million U.S. viewers, that’s a whopping figure, right?
The first season had a total of 10 episodes that aired from September 28th to November 30th, 2021. While La Brea Season 2 had 14 seasons that aired from September 27th, 2022 to February 28, 2023. In January 2023, the series was renewed for a third season.
Cast & Characters
The TV series features some of the best actors and actresses from the entertainment industry. Some of the few names are
- Natalie Zea is playing the role of Eve Harris who is a helicopter mom and office manager
- Eoin Macken is playing the role of Gavin Harris who is Eve’s husband and often gets visions of 10,000 BC
- Zyra Gorecki is portraying the role of Izzy Harris, the teen daughter of Gavin and Eve who lost her left leg in a car crash
- Jack Martin is playing the role of Josh Harris who is the teen son of Gavin and Eve
Apart from the above, some other cast members are Michelle Vergara Moore, Jon Seda, Nicholas Gonzalez, and Tonantzin Carmelo to name a few.
The series received mixed responses from critics. Based on 21 critic reviews, Rotten Tomatoes which is an American review-aggregation platform for film and television gave an approval rating of 29% along with an average rating of 4.5/10 to the series.
Talking about the achievements, the series was ranked at the 94th spot out of the 200 most-popular scripted television series that got the ReFrame Stamp for the years 2021 and 2022. The series was even nominated for different categories of awards, including the People’s Choice Awards and Saturn Awards.
Overall, it is a good television series to binge-watch. The audience is eagerly waiting for the third season. It will be interesting to see what the new season brings for the audience.
You can watch this drama series on Peacock TV, Prime Video, or Apple TV.