‘Your Honor’ To End After Season 2, Bryan Cranston Says; Showtime Series Starts Production With New Showrunner, Cast Member Promotion

show time‘s judge sir After its upcoming season will end, sAries star Bryan Cranston said today in an interview on Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast. Filming has just begun on Season 2, with Joy Hartstone, who was the season 1 writer, as the new showrunner, Deadline learned. In addition, I hear Keith MachekanyangaWho reprized heavily as Lil Mo in the first installment, has been promoted to series regular for Season 2.

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judge sir It started as a limited series, but after its breakout ratings success, it was renewed for a second 10-episode season last year. Peter Moffat, who served as the first season’s writer, executive producer and showrunner, opted not to return because he lives in the UK and wants to be closer to family. David Manson was then brought in as showrunner, later leaving as well and was succeeded by Hearthstone this past spring.

“I am [currently] Preparations for the second and final season of judge sirwhich is a limited series that I did for Showtime,” Cranston said. “As they tell me, it’s got higher ratings than any other series — and so, another season of it.”

Showtime had no comment on Cranston’s comments.

In the series, Cranston stars as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit, and impossible choices. goes.

Season 1, which was based on the Israeli series Quodos Produced by Ron Ninio and Shlomo Masiach, the season became the most-watched first season ever on Showtime with 6.6 million weekly viewers.

judge sir Produced by CBS Studios in association with Kingsize Productions. The series is executive produced by Moffatt, Robert and Michelle King and Liz Glotzer. Cranston and James Degas executive produce for Moonshot Entertainment. Rob Gollenberg, Elon Aranya, Ninio, Machiach, Ram Landes, Ron Elon and Danna Stern also serve as executive producers.

Machekanyanga recently guest-starred in a two-episode backdoor pilot Rookie: Fed and repeated in season 3 of netflix Dear blondes He is repped by Principal Entertainment LA and A3.

Hearthstone also served as a writer-producer on another KingSize/CBS Studios series, The Good Fight.