Netflix is known for coming out with various shows for us viewers every season. Most of them tend to take a similar take of a teenage romance, but here we have something quite unique and interesting. The Irregulars is an upcoming crime drama TV series based on the universe created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The story is based on a group of teenagers who live in Baker Street. These kids are called the Irregulars, who often are known for searching clues for Sherlock Holmes. This show has a different take to the story where Sherlock Holmes was a drug addict and a delinquent. The Irregulars would work with Dr. Watson to solve supernatural mysteries in the streets of London, the credit for which is taken by Sherlock Holmes.
Tom Budwell, the one who helmed Netflix’s Watership Down, is the creator of this show. ‘The Irregulars’ has been a very old idea of Tom Bidwell which became his dream project. He envisioned quite a unique spin-off that takes a different viewpoint at the relationship between Holmes and the Irregulars. The story primarily takes place in Baker Street in Victorian London. Here, there are quite a few supernatural elements that seem to be causing havoc.
The Irregulars Season 1 teaser trailer was released on 22nd February 2021. This show will be an eight-episode series that will premiere on Netflix on 26th March 2021.
The Irregulars Season 2 Rumored Renewal
Netflix has been rumoured to have already planned The Irregulars Season 2 ahead of its Season 1 premiere. Netflix seems to be confident in its spin-off Sherlock Holmes series. Season 2 was delayed and finally resumed production as filming got wrapped between August and September 2020. And if sources are correct, the production for The Irregulars Season 2 is set to begin filming in Liverpool, United Kingdom in summer 2021. Like The Irregulars Season 1, Season 2 will also be created by Tom Bidwell. He is to be joined by Greg Brennan, Jude Liknaitzky, Michael Ray, and Rebecca Hodgson as the producers
As of now, Netflix hasn’t officially announced The Irregulars Season 2, but we can expect it to be announced soon after the release of Season 1. This ain’t the first time that Netflix has decided to renew a show before the release of the initial season. The Irregulars could be the first in the line of the Sherlock Holmes spin-off universe. Another project which is soon set to come is a featured movie called, Sherlock Junior.
What is The Irregulars Season 2 Release Date?
The Irregulars Season 2 is set to be released sometime in summer 2022. If reports are to be considered true, the Irregulars Season 2 is set to start filming sometime around this summer. Considering that season 1 itself got delayed, it may very well be the situation that the team has already started the pre-production for The Irregulars Season 2. Previously, a show would take only a year or a bit more. But now, due to the pandemic restrictions, production tends to take longer. So, this might even push the release date further to Fall 2022. But, if everything were to go as planned, The Irregulars Season 2 should come out by summer 2022.
This eight-episode series seems to be an ace in Netflix’s hand as they are confident enough to invest in the long-term cast plans for the show. The Irregulars is filled with British talent on and off the screen, and much as the season 2 cast isn’t revealed, here we have The Irregulars Season 1 cast.
- Sherlock Holmes will be played by the Killing Eve actor who portrayed Aaron Peel, Henry Lloyd-Hughes.
- Dr. Watson will be played by Royce Pierrson.
- Linen Man is set to be played by The Wire actor, Clarke Peters.
- Patricia Coleman-Jones is to be played by Olivia Grant.
- Inspector Lestrade is to be played by Aidan McArdle.
- And Sheila Atim will be playing an undisclosed role.
- The leader of the Irregulars, Bea will be played by Netflix’s “The Letter for the King” star, Thaddea Graham.
- Her little sister, Jessie, will be played by Darci Shaw.
- Billy, Spike and Leopold will be played by Jojo Macari, McKell David and Harrison Osterfield respectively.