ABC has renewed David E. Kelley’s drama series “Big Sky” for season 2.
Elwood Reid (The Chi, The Bridge, Barkskins) has been set as showrunner for Season 2. He takes over running the show from series creator and executive producer David E. Kelley who will remain as an exec producer and will still be involved creatively.
Season 1 of “Big Sky” is still airing its run of 16 episodes on ABC and is set to end in May. It is unknown how many episodes have been ordered for season 2
The series, which is based on The Highway series of books by C.J. Box, sees private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.
The series stars Katheryn Winnick as Jenny Hoyt, Kylie Bunbury as Cassie Dewell, Brian Geraghty as Ronald Pergman, Dedee Pfeiffer as Denise Brisbane, Natalie Alyn Lind as Danielle Sullivan, Jade Pettyjohn as Grace Sullivan, Jesse James Keitel as Jerrie, Valerie Mahaffey as Helen Pergman with John Carroll Lynch as Rick Legarski and Ryan Phillippe as Cody Hoyt.