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Powers season 2 to premiere on May 31, 2016

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Summary and plot

Powers is a new American online streaming series adaptation of the Powers comic book series published by Marvel Comics under their Icon Comics imprint. Powers has become the first scripted original series for The PlayStation Network's programming. The first two episodes of Powers season 1 were written by Charlie Huston and directed by David Slade who both serve as executive producers for the series along with David Engel, Lawrence Mattis, David Alpert, Frank Frattaroli, Michael Dinner, Mike Avon Oeming, Brian Michael Bendis and Rémi Aubuchon. Episodes one through three of season 1 of Powers were released on March 10, 2015 on the PlayStation Network. The pilot episode is available for free on YouTube and Crackle (company).

The storyline of Powers is set in a world where humans and super heroes co-exist, and a former power now homicide detective, Christian Walker had his own powers taken from him. Along with his partner Deena Pilgrim they work in a special homicide division called Powers, which investigates crimes involving superhumans. Powers stars Sharlto Copley as Christian Walker, Susan Heyward as Deena Pilgrim, Max Fowler as Krispin Stockley, Olesya Rulin as Calista Secor, Noah Taylor as Johnny Royalle, Adam Godley as Captain Cross, Michelle Forbes as Retro Girl, Logan Browning as Zora and Eddie Izzard as "Big Bad" Wolfe.

Season 1 of Powers was released on the PlayStation Network on March 10, 2015. So far, season 1 of Powers has received mixed reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes gave it a score of 53%. The critical consensus reads “The interplay between the characters lacks spark, but the detailed world-building of Powers shows potential.” There have been no official announcements yet about the renewal of the series for another season, so check back with us for the latest news or subscribe to our updates to get notified of the release date of Powers season 2.

Latest developments

UPDATED May 6, 2015: Playstation Network’s first original scripted series Powers is getting a second go-round. Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that the Sony Pictures TV-produced series has been renewed for a second season for debut in 2016.

UPDATED March 26, 2016: In just a little less than 2 months, a highly anticipated second season of the sci-fi action drama television series Powers will premiere on the PlayStation network in North America. The first three of the ten episodes of the show will be released on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 12:01 PM PT, and the rest of the episodes will come out one by one each Tuesday. The new installment of the series will focus on Detective Christian Walker going crazy over solving the murder of Retro Girl and will star Sharlto Copley and Susan Heyward. Sign up for our updates and we will email you an automated reminder of the release date of Powers season 2 one day before the premiere.

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Premiere date of Powers season 2 – May 31, 2016

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