Our favourite castaways are staying put. Amazon has renewed “The Wilds” for a second season, The Hollywood Reporter confirms.
Created by Sarah Streicher (“Daredevil”), the drama, which has acquired comparisons to “Lord of the Flies” and “Misplaced,” follows a group of adlescent women who survive a deadly airplane crash however discover themselves stranded on a mysterious desert island. Its ensemble solid consists of Rachel Griffiths (“Six Toes Below”), Sophia Ali (“Gray’s Anatomy”), and Helena Howard (“Madeline’s Madeline”).
“I felt actually the 2 genres that I undoubtedly wished to marry had been the coming-of-age story and the survival drama — solely as a result of coming-of-age actually is so harrowing and it looks like there are life-or-death stakes,” Streicher told Indiewire. “After I was pitching the present there was part of my spiel that was like, ‘I had a comparatively straightforward quote unquote adolescence, and I nonetheless barely made it out alive.’ I bought in a near-death automobile accident — my fault — shortly after I turned 16. I simply wasn’t paying consideration, and I took a left flip. I had an consuming subject that bordered on extreme. However on the floor, it was simply kind of middle-class teenager in Ohio, and nonetheless actually, actually the teenage expertise — it’s harrowing. And I wished to honor that and converse to that.”
Amy B. Harris (“The Comeback”) serves as showrunner on “The Wilds.” Susanna Fogel directed its pilot. One other sequence she directed the pilot for, Kaley Cuoco-starrer “The Flight Attendant,” was additionally simply renewed.