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Here's What We Can Expect From 'Dead to Me's Season 2

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It's been a great couple of months for Netflix, which recently released When They See Us, Jailbirds, Extremely Wicked, and the stand-out "traumedy," as fans are calling it, by the name of Dead to Me.

The 10-episode bingeable series about widow Jen (Christina Applegate) and her unlikely friendship with the over-the-top optimist Judy (Linda Cardellini) packs murder, mystery and wine time. It's so easy to devour that fans are already wanting more. 

So will there be a Season 2 of Dead to Me? Keep reading. 

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What is Dead to Me about?

Dead to Me follows Jen, a grieving widow obsessed with hunting down the hit-and-run driver responsible for her husband Ted's death. While seeking out support from a grief group, she meets and forms a fast friendship with Judy, who's suffered some loss of her own.

But things with Judy aren't at all what you'd think. Instead of being the understanding friend that Jen so desperately needed, it turns out that Judy sought Jen out — and she has a huge secret she needs to be careful to keep from Jen in order not to ruin her life. 

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Will there be a Season 2 of Dead to Me? 

If you've been eagerly refreshing this page for news of an update, we're delighted to confirm that Dead to Me's creator Liz Feldman announced the Netflix series was renewed for a second season during Netflix's FYSEE event on June 3.

She also mentioned that stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini would both be returning. Liz previously told The Hollywood Reporter that she'd "do this show forever" if she could, so here's hoping Season 2 won't be the end of this dark and riveting show.

What will happen in Season 2 and when's the release date?

"There's an evening of the score and there's a rebalancing that will take place and almost, in some ways, a role reversal," Liz said regarding what's in store for Jen and Judy. 

"This show will always be a show that explores the dark sides and the light sides of grief, loss, forgiveness, and friendship. So suffice to say, there will be more darkness," she'd continued. Now that Season 2 is officially underway, she teased her plans in more detail with Entertainment Weekly.

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 “It will be about the further exploration of this friendship, and relationship, and now very complicated dynamic, or even more complicated dynamic between these two women,” she said. “What I wanted to do was create a situation where they’re forced together, and they need each other now in some ways more than they did at the beginning of season 1.”

The series certainly breaks bounds when it comes to addressing many heavy topics, such as infertility, sexual harassment, and breast cancer — as well as obviously, grief and death — with humor and sensitivity.

The series certainly breaks bounds when it comes to addressing many heavy topics, such as infertility, sexual harassment, and breast cancer — as well as obviously, grief and death — with humor and sensitivity.

And although we'll have to wait a bit, Liz herself tweeted that we can expect Season 2 "in 2020!!" That gives us plenty of time to rewatch Season 1 of Dead to Me, which is available to stream on Netflix today.

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