“Lucifer” Executive Producer Joe Henderson has hinted that shooting for the much awaited Season 2 will start on Monday as NBC and Fox formally announced that the show’s release date will be on Sept. 19 and will still be leading the Monday night schedule at 9 p.m. ET/PT right after the third installment of “Gotham.”
Henderson posted on Twitter a picture of him together with the cast of the show with Tom Ellis, who plays the lead role Lucifer Morningstar, the Prince of Darkness who grew bored of being in Hell and decided to abandon his post and walk among the living and opened a bar in the heart of Los Angeles City.
— Joe Henderson (@Henderson_Joe) June 17, 2016
Also in the picture were practically part of Season One with Lauren Geman, who plays Det. Chloe Decker; DB Woodside, who plays Amenadiel; Lesley-Ann Brandt, who plays Mazikeen; Rachael Harris, who plays Dr. Linda Martin; and Kevin Alejandro, who Dan Espinoza.
Primedate.tv noted that NBC took the lead on announcing their fall programming lineup followed by Fox Channel. Fox Channel has axed some of the underperforming series and then formally announced that the highly-anticipated police procedural crime drama series “Lucifer” will start airing with its Season 2 on Sept. 19 with its first episode to premiere taking off from where they left off in the debut season, and this where to find “mom.”
— Caroline (@CarolineRaby) June 17, 2016
Though no official word has been sent out regarding as to who will play as Lucifer’s mother who escapes that gates of Hell but Henderson previous stated to TV Line that they are looking at exploring the story line of Mazikeen being involved in the mix of having Lucifer’s mom escape Hell. Henderson added that Season 2 will focus more on introducing Lucifer’s mom, whom by research is identified as Lilith, the first woman created and the first demon.
“The biggest question is going to be, ‘Who is Mom?’ We’re excited to figure out who we’re going to cast because we think it’s going to be a big, cool, meaty role for someone. I’m excited to see who we can get and what direction we take it in, lucifer-amenadiel-tall because that’s Season 2. Season 1 was the story of a wayward son dealing with his father issues; Season 2 is Mom,” Henderson said.
For Henderson, he believes that Mazikeen had something to do with how and why Lucifer’s mom escaped and stated that viewers should read between the lines of why Mazikeen disappeared after helping Amenadiel, who was also shot as seen in the Season One finale entitled “Take Me Back to Hell.”
“I will say this: It was a very conscious decision not to have Maze there. You should definitely read into that. She sacrificed her most driving desire to save, of all things, an angel. I don’t think she understands why she did it,” Henderson explained.
With the release date of Sept. 19, viewers and fan will for sure start the countdown. For Henderson, the pressure starts as filming for the first episode will dictate how the show will course through this fall before they take a break from winter.
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