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Gwendoline Christie, Merritt Wever, Alia Shawkat & More Join Severance Season 2

Praise Kier! The cast of the Apple TV+ original is growing.
  • Gwendoline Christie, Merritt Wever, Alia Shawkat. (Photos: Everett Collection)
    Gwendoline Christie, Merritt Wever, Alia Shawkat. (Photos: Everett Collection)

    The cast of Severance is growing. 

    Apple TV+ announced today that the sci-fi workplace drama had added eight new cast members including Bob Balaban, Robby Benson, Stefano Carannante, Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), John Noble, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Alia Shawkat (Search Party, Arrrested Development), and Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever (Nurse JackieUnbelievable). 

    Returning for Season 2 are cast members Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, John Turturro, Britt Lower, Zach Cherry, Dichen Lachman, Jen Tullock, Tramell Tillman, Michael Chernus, Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken. Principal photography is officially underway for the series, which landed 14 Emmy Award nominations this year. 

    "We are thrilled and delighted to be back on set for the exciting second chapter of Severance," said director and executive producer Ben Stiller. "Though we don't know how long we've been gone or who we are outside, we are told people enjoy the show and we couldn't be happier. Praise Kier!"

    Severance Season 1 is streaming on Apple TV+. 

    Jade Budowski is a freelance writer with a knack for ruining punchlines and harboring dad-aged celebrity crushes. She was previously a reporter/producer at Decider and is a member of the Television Critics Association. Follow her on Twitter: @jadebudowski.

    TOPICS: Severance, Adam Scott, Alia Shawkat, Gwendoline Christie, John Noble, Merritt Wever