The second and final season of The Son will receive its UK premiere on AMC UK on Tuesday April 30th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Based on Philipp Meyer’s novel, The Son is described as a sweeping family saga spanning 150 years and three generations of the McCullough family. It traces the transformation of Eli McCullough, the charismatic family patriarch, from good-natured innocent to calculating killer. The drama series is produced by AMC Studios and Sonar Entertainment and stars Pierce Brosnan, Henry Garrett, Lois Smith, Jacob Lofland, Paola Núñez, Zahn McClarnon, Jess Weixler, David Wilson Barnes, Sydney Lucas, James Parks, Elizabeth Frances, Shane Graham and Kathryn Prescott.
In the show’s second season, concludes the journey of the iconic “First Son of Texas.” Eli McCullough (Brosnan) will stop at nothing to secure his legacy against the backdrop of the nascent oil industry of 1917. His tools are deceit, fraud and murder — weapons he wields with the effortless skill of the Comanche warrior he once was. But the biggest challenge he faces will be quelling a civil war under his own roof, triggered by his idealistic son Pete (Garrett). Eli knows the ultimate prize of American dynasty is nearly in his grasp, and time is running out. Meanwhile, in 1851, young Eli (Lofland) is now married and a respected warrior among the Comanches, but tragedy forces him into a leadership position as the vast Comanche empire crumbles around him. Broadening the scope, a 1988 timeline is introduced, bringing the McCullough saga into the more immediate past. Here, at age 85, Eli’s granddaughter Jeanne Anne McCullough (Lois Smith) is confronted with a long-buried family secret.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.