Season 2 will take place in Atlanta during the holiday season, a time when robberies spike as people have more money and need more money. Also, it's worth noting there's a song called "Robbin' Season" by Migos affiliate Shy Glizzy out of Washington, D.C. If you watched Season 1, you know what Atlanta did to bring "Bad and Boujee" into the culture. After a collective chuckle from the assembled critics, Glover added, "It's a good show". Earn Marks (Donald Glover) is a young manager trying to get his cousin's career off the ground. "Darius"(Lakeith Lee Stanfield) is Alfred's right-hand man and visionary.
"I think what's important with Season 2 is making sure that people understand how it feels to live in the city of Atlanta", story editor Stephen Glover told IndieWire last summer. Van (Zazie Beetz) is Earn's best friend and the mother of Earn's daughter. The two cousins Earn and Alfred, played by Donald Glover and Brian Tyree Henry, will continue navigating the Atlanta music scene to get ahead and help their families, Variety reports. "What are the things that will make people happy?"
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"It's just like a very kind of tense and desperate time", he went on. That life is really there. "And yeah, that was the inspiration for Season 2", Glover said.
FX has set premiere dates for the highly anticipated return of Atlanta, as well as the final season of The Americans and the debut of the television version of the Getty kidnapping drama Trust. FX has also revealed something of a title change for the series. "Now EZ must carve out his new outlaw identity in a town where he once was the golden boy who had the American Dream within his grasp".
Fellow executive producer Stephen Glover explained the connection.