Industry season 2: possible UK release date, trailer, and cast

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The industry returns for its second series on HBO on Monday August 1 – but when will the series appear on BBC One in the UK?

Industry, the high-stakes drama about young grads who apply for scholarships from a prestigious investment firm, returns for its second season on HBO Monday, August 1.

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The series is yet to receive an official UK release date from the BBC, although it is expected to air sometime in the autumn.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Industry Season 2.

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What is Industry Season 2 about?

Industry’s official synopsis for Season 2 states that the series “gives an inside look at the black box of high finance, following a group of young bankers as they forge their identities in the pressure cooker environment and sex and drug-fueled blitz of international banking.” Pierpoint & Co’s forge London office.”

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“The market is snapping and Pierpoint’s return to work or otherwise has the trading floor more charged and paranoid than ever. The new US management will pour gasoline on the fire – an injection of transatlantic energy that will ignite a fire among every single employee.”

Who is starring in Season 2 of Industry?

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Myha’la Herrold as Harper Stern and Ken Leung as Eric Tao face each other in a busy office (Credit: Simon Ridgeway/BBC/Bad Wolf/HBO)

Myha’la Herrold plays Harper Stern, one of the recent graduates to apply for a job at Pierpoint. Herrold worked primarily in theater before joining the cast of Industry, although you might also recognize her from an episode of Amazon’s Modern Love anthology series. She is next in the black comedy horror film Bodies, Bodies, Bodies.

Marisa Abela plays Yasmin Kara-Hanani, an ambitious graduate from a wealthy background. Abela has also starred in Sky’s political thriller COBRA and is next in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie film.

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Harry Lawtey plays Robert Spearing, a working-class Oxford graduate. Spearing is best known for his role on Industry, but has also appeared in supporting roles on Wizards vs Aliens, Marcella, and Benediction.

David Jonsson plays Gus Sackey, a black, gay Oxford graduate who went to Eton. Jonsson previously starred opposite Walton Goggins in the spy thriller Deep State and wrote, directed and starred in the short film Gen Y. He next stars as Chris Eubank in a biography of the boxer.

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Who Writes and Leads Industry?

Series creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay remain heavily involved in Industry Season 2. Both former bankers themselves, Industry draws extensively on their personal industry experience.

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Is there a trailer for Industry Season 2?

Yes there is! You can watch it right here.

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When will Industry Season 2 release?

In the US, Season 2 of Industry premieres Monday, August 1 on HBO and HBO Max.

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What is the UK release date of Industry Season 2?

A UK air date for Industry season 2 has yet to be confirmed, although the BBC has said the series will follow the US airing fairly closely.

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Season 2 of Industry is expected to air on the Autumn BBC One (perhaps after the series has aired on HBO so it can be released as a boxset on BBC iPlayer). We will update this piece with more information once such details become available.

How many episodes does Industry Season 2 have?

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Similar to Season 1, there are eight episodes in Industry’s new series. Each episode is about an hour long.

Why should I see Industry?

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It’s one to watch if you like dramas about the intense world of finance (think things like Succession or Billions) or shows about young people and their excesses (think something like Lena Dunham’s Girls).

My friend Mevrick is also a big fan of Industry, in case you know him and think he’s a trusted source for recommendations.

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