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‘Underground’ Promo: “Rescue”

Season 2 of Underground is premiering on March 8, 2017! Thus, WGN America has started releasing promotional material. The teaser promo posted below features a short scene with Marc — who’s apparently been upgraded to regular cast member! He was listed as guest star last season, despite appearing in nearly every episode. Happy viewing!

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‘Underground’ 1×04 & 1×06 Captures

Two more episodes of Underground captures have now been added to the gallery — please be aware that episode 4 contains moderately graphic scenes of Marc’s character being whipped — links & previews are below, enjoy!

Also, a friendly reminder than the season finale is airing tomorrow (May 11!)

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1×04 – Firefly Captures
1×06 – Troubled Water Captures

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‘Underground’ Renewed for Season 2!

Fantastic news, guys!

Noah, Rosalee, Cato et al are going to keep on running, now that WGN America has renewed Underground for a 10-episode Season 2.

To date, the freshman slave escape thriller is averaging a million weekly total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating — numbers that with Live+7 DVR playback swell to 3 million and 1.0. Underground improves on the cabler’s 2015-16 primetime average by 508 percent in total audience and by 1,005 percent (!) in the demo, in Live+7 numbers.

“[Underground is] a series that has resonated with so many passionate fans across the country,” WGN America president Matt Cherniss said in a statement. “We are deeply proud of the work that the talented cast, crew and production team have done to bring this story to life, led by our gifted creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski and our partners at Sony Pictures Television. It is an honor to have Underground on our air and we look forward to how the story will unfold in what is sure to be a stellar sophomore season.”

Production on Season 2 begins this summer with an eye on a 2017 premiere date. The Season 1 finale airs Wednesday, May 11 at 10/9c, preceded by an all-season marathon at 1 pm.

Source: TVLine

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‘Underground’ Season 1 on DVD

Even though Underground hasn’t yet wrapped up it’s 10 episode run, we already have news on the June release (and bonus feature packed) DVD! Details are posted below.

WGN America’s critically acclaimed new drama “Underground: Season One” arrives on DVD June 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and Tribune Studios. The suspenseful series is executive produced by John Legend via his Get Lifted Film Co., who are also overseeing all music aspects of the gripping 10-episode journey, which follows a group of slaves striving for their freedom from the Macon plantation in 1857 Antebellum, Georgia. As they plan to escape, the immense sacrifices and uncertainty of where to go and who to trust will test those who have the courage to leave and decide who has the endurance to survive.

The ensemble cast features breakout stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Aldis Hodge, alongside Jessica De Gouw, Alano Miller, and Christopher Meloni, and guest stars Marc Blucas, Reed Diamond, Adina Porter, Amirah Vann, Mykelti Williamson and Andrea Frankle.

“Underground” is created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski who also executive produce alongside Akiva Goldsman of Weed Road Pictures, Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell of Safehouse Pictures and Anthony Hemingway.

The season 1 DVD release is enhanced with bonus material that includes behind-the-scenes featurettes “The Music of Underground” with Executive Producers John Legend and Mike Jackson discussing the soundtrack and how contemporary music plays a role in the show; “The Journey of Underground,” showcasing how the story made it from the set to the screen; and “The Characters of Macon,” giving audiences a deeper look at the powerful personas who have brought the series to life, along with commentaries for select episodes, a cast gag reel and more!

DVD Bonus Features Include:

– “The Music of Underground” featurette
– Episode Commentaries on “The Macon 7” and “Cradle” with Misha Green and Joe Pokaski
– “The Journey of Underground” featurette
– “The Characters of Macon” featurette
– Gag Reel
– Camera Test Video with an introduction by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski

Source: IndieWire