AMC’s tech startup drama Halt and Catch Fire is set to return with its second season on Sunday, May 31st at 10 PM. Set in the ’80s, the series stars Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis and Kerry Bishé, and offers an insiders perspective on the personal computer revolution. The second season picks up in early 1985, and centers on Donna (Bishé) and Cameron’s (Davis) tech startup, built on the foundation of the internet. Meanwhile, Joe (Pace), Gordon (McNairy) and Bosworth (Toby Huss) deal with the fallout from season one.
The second season also stars Aleksa Palladino (Boardwalk Empire) as Sara Wheeler. Recurring roles this season include James Cromwell (American Horror Story: Asylum) as Jacob Wheeler and Mark O’Brien (The Republic of Doyle) as Tom Rendon.
Executive producer and series showrunner Jonathan Lisco commented on Halt and Catch Fire season 2,
To our passionate core audience and the critics who loved the show through Season One – we thank you sincerely for your support. Season Two won’t disappoint. We’re going to drill down even deeper into these characters we’ve created, to give you all the emotional and psychological depth you’ve come to expect from ‘Halt and Catch Fire,’ while at the same time evolving the show to be brasher and even more addictive.
AMC has made the entire first season available on amc.com through April 7th. The full season will hit Netflix the following day, April 8th. Check out a first look 5-minute clip from Halt and Catch Fire‘s second season below, and step inside Donna and Cameron’s bustling startup, Mutiny.