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TVLine on Season 2 Debut; Variety Quotes George Takei on WW2 Terror

This week, TVLine reports that Season 2 will premiere on Aug. 12, while Variety quotes George Takei on his reasons for joining The Terror. Plus, Variety announces the ATX Television Festival will include a panel for the show. Read on for more:

TVLine reports that The Terror‘s Season 2, titled The Terror: Infamy, will debut on Monday, Aug. 12 at at 9/8c.

Variety quotes George Takei, a Season 2 actor and consultant, who recalled his incarceration in a World War II-era internment camp, saying, “I’m the last generation that experienced the internment, and it’s my mission in life to make sure that chapter in history is not forgotten.”

Variety reports that the ATX Television Festival in June will feature a panel for The Terror: Infamy that will include Alexander Woo and George Takei and “offer a behind-the-scenes look at the production process.”

TV Guide reminds viewers that Season 2 will “be set during World War II, as a bizarre series of deaths in a Japanese-American community lead one man on a journey to confront the malevolent force responsible for it all.”

Screen Rant spotlights a look at the first-released Season 2 photos, which have “revealed a proper sneak peek at the cast in their period costumes, along with the show’s historical scenery.”

IndieWire observes that “the photos highlight how the series, in telling a different story, looks to continue the first season’s commitment to craft,” noting the show’s “specific costumes and a recreation of the conditions faced by this community.”

• As reported by Decider, Co-Creator Alexander Woo discusses asking George Takei to be the show’s consultant, explaining, “I very much hoped George would be part of the show, but it’s a very painful experience. It’s not a given that everyone would want to dive into something as painful as this is.”

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