The second season of Riviera will premiere on Sky Atlantic on Thursday May 23rd (time-slot TBC), it has been announced.
Rivera tells the story of Georgina, who is newly married to billionaire Constantine Clios when he is killed in a yacht explosion. She is shocked to discover the fortune that maintained his immaculate, ever-so-tasteful lifestyle is tainted with dishonesty, double-dealing, crime, and ultimately murder. Helped by Constantine’s first wife, Georgina will undergo an education in lying, double-dealing, outright theft and shocking criminality. She has to learn fast to maintain the Clios mansion and save the family from its enemies and from itself. The drama series is produced by Archery Pictures and Primo Productions and stars Julia Stiles, Lena Olin, Roxane Duran and Dimitri Leonidas, Will Arnett, Juliet Stevenson, Poppy Delevingne, Jack Fox and Grégory Fitoussi.
In the show’s second season, While the Clios family contend with the devastation caused by Constantine’s death, Georgina’s focus is on getting away with murder. However, things become even more complicated with the introduction of the Elthams, an aristocratic English family with secrets of their own. Juliet Stevenson takes on the role of Lady Cassandra Eltham and is joined on the Riviera by her children, the impossibly stylish Daphne (Delevingne) and the brooding Nico (Fox). Meanwhile, Georgina (Stiles) is reunited with her charismatic uncle Jeff (Arnett) and we learn more about the troubled past she left behind in America. She also becomes entangled with the handsome and mysterious Noah (Fitoussi).
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