Posted Tue Feb 28, 2017 at 01:15 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The arctic thriller will return as an Amazon Original Series later this year.
Amazon and Sky Vision have ordered new episodes of 'Fortitude.' The show's first season initialed premiered through Sky Atlantic in 2015 and started streaming through Prime Video in 2016. With its upcoming second season, the show is now set to become an Amazon Original Series.
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Fortitude follows Sheriff Dan Anderssen (Richard Dormer) of Fortitude, a small isolated community with a captive population in an environment that is undergoing change and upheaval due to parasite and pathogen activity. After shooting the woman he loved, Dan becomes consumed with guilt, disappears into the wilderness and was presumed dead. Without a sheriff, the people of Fortitude begin to wonder whether Deputy Eric Odegard (Björn Hlynur Haraldsson), who has spent the last few weeks desperately searching for Dan, can fill his shoes. A new body is discovered on the other side of town and Eric must step up and lead this horrific investigation. As his own police team is trying to figure out who would have killed a man for no apparent reason, Dan suddenly reappears—a violent broken ruin of a man and wild to the point of feral. Quaid stars as Michael Lennox, a fisherman and patriarch of a family living in Fortitude, who is struggling to come to terms with his terminally ill wife, and will try anything to find a cure.
An exact release date has not been announced yet, but 'Fortitude' season two will start streaming through Prime Video in the US later this year.
Other upcoming Amazon premieres include 'Annedroids' season four on March 4, and 'Hand of God' season two on March 10. Likewise, the company recently announced new season renewals for 'Mozart in the Jungle,' 'Red Oaks,' 'Sneaky Pete,' and 'The Man in the High Castle.'
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