Space Force season 2: release date of Netflix comedy, trailer, and who is in the cast with Steve Carell?

Steve Carrell’s workplace comedy satire about the US military is returning to Netflix for 7 new episodes

Space Force, Steve Carrell’s workplace comedy satire, is returning to Netflix for a second season on February 18 2022.

The series, which comes from The US Office creator Greg Daniels, lampoons the new US military branch founded by Donald Trump – the space force.

Here’s everything you need to know about Space Force Season 2.

What is it about?

Space Force is a workplace comedy about a new branch of the US military: the space force. It’s ostensibly a satire of Donald Trump, who founded said branch and was widely mocked for it.

Series 2 will pick up from Series 1’s cliffhanger ending, which saw other forces within the military try to remove Steve Carrell’s General Mark L Naird, and replace him with someone who would be more aggressive and expansionist.

Who is in the cast?

Steve Carrell stars as General Mark L Naird, the military general in charge of the Space Force. Carrell obviously is best known for his role in The US Office, but he’s also appeared in other film and television like The Morning Show, Beautiful Boy, and Vice.

John Malkovich stars as Dr Adrian Mallory, the scientific advisor who frequently clashes with Naird. You’ll recognise Malkovich from films like Being John Malkovich and Of Mice and Men, and television roles such as The New Pope and The ABC Murders.

They’re joined by a large ensemble cast of comedy all-stars, including Ben Schwartz (The Afterparty), Lisa Kudrow (Friends), Tawny Newsome (Star Trek: Lower Decks), Diana Silvers (Booksmart), and Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley).

Is there a trailer?

Yes, there is. You can see it – and Steve Carrell’s character getting into some classic comic scrapes – right here.

When and how can I watch it?

Space Force season 2 will be available to stream on Netflix on Friday 18 February.

The series will consist of 7 half-hour episodes (which is three fewer than season 1).

Why should I watch it?

Carrell and Daniels have revealed that production on this series has been a lot less restricted, and there was more opportunity for the cast to improvise – something they’re all supposed to be quite good at.

It’ll also be interesting to see how what started as a Trump satire continues to change and develop under a new president.

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