Sky Atlantic finally released a teaser trailer for the second season of the critically-acclaimed Arctic drama series Fortitude which sees a whole host of famous faces joining the show including Dennis Quaid and Michelle Fairley.
Fortitude Season 2 hints at more cover-ups, conspiracies and supernatural goings-on in the town as the lady in the promo says, ?Bad things come at night. You?ll need to be ready.?
In the 40-second preview of the Arctic noir drama, we get to see newcomer Quaid?s Michael Lennox who is seen sitting in his car looking either angry or scared. Either way he appears to be rather disturbed by something he?s seen.
The scene then switches to Governor Hildur Odegard, played by Sofie Gr?b?l, who looks concerned as she surveys a snow-capped Fortitude by torchlight. Her expression hints that there is something amiss in the quiet, isolated community and something is coming in the dark as even the wolves seem anxious. ?The trailer slowly builds to a climax and gives a speedy montage of the new killer threat that is going to be wreaking havoc this time around.
Some of the fleeting yet disturbing shots reveal people in eye goggles, police kicking down the door of a building, secretive military men burning something in the snow, among other strange sights. Fan also get their first shot of Parminder Nagra?s new character, who looks like she is interrupted as she works away in a laboratory.
As the synopsis hints, things will get far more darker in Season 2 of the psychological thriller as a new threat has emerged in the town while residents are rattled by yet another mysterious death.
Here?s the official synopsis for Fortitude Season 2:
?Fortitude is a place like nowhere else. Surrounded by the savage beauty of the frozen landscape, the small town in the Arctic Circle is one of the safest towns on earth. There had never been a violent crime until one brutal murder revealed a much larger story lying deep beneath this seemingly quiet town. After last year, Fortitude will never be the same again. As the town?s residents endeavor to rebuild their lives, a fresh new murder rocks the town and plunges it into turmoil once more. Meanwhile, out in the stunning icy wilderness, nature is growing more unpredictable, deadly, and dangerous. In Fortitude, nothing, and no one, is ever what they seem.?
Golden Globe-nominated Quaid (The Art of More, Far From Heaven), Nagra (The Blacklist, ER), Fairley (Game of Thrones), Robert Sheehan (Misfits) and Ken Stott (The Missing) have joined the cast of the chilling Arctic thriller alongside returning cast members Gr?b?l, Richard Dormer, Luke Treadaway, Darren Boyd, Bj?rn Hlynur Haraldsson, Mia Jexen, Alexandra Moen, Ver?nica Echegui, Sienna Guillory and Ramon Tikaram.
Fortitude Season 2 is set to air on Sky Atlantic in January 2017. In the United States, Season 2 will be broadcast on Pivot, Participant Media’s television network. Meanwhile, fans can catch up on Season 1 which is now streaming on Amazon Prime.