Starz has officially quit heels Photos of the second season ahead of the return of the wrestling drama starring Arrow’s Stephen Amell and Vikings’ Alexander Ludwig. The photos give fans a glimpse of what to expect in the new season as Amell’s Jack and Ludwig’s Ace continue their sibling rivalry. The next installment is scheduled to premiere on July 28, more than a year after the conclusion of the eight-episode first season.
What can you expect from Heels season 2?
“Season two begins after a spectacular performance at the South Georgia State Fair and the popularity of the Duffy Wrestling League suddenly soars,” reads the logline. “Hoping to capitalize on the opportunity, Jack and his colleagues are preparing for a potential deal with a new streaming service that could propel them onto the national stage. But the past and its tragedies threaten to mess things up when Ace leaves Duffy and the Dome in his rear view while Florida Wrestling’s vengeful frontman Gully calls Dystopia.
“Heels” was written and created by Michael Waldron, with showrunner Mike O’Malley. “The series tells the story of the men and women who pursue their dreams in the world of small-town pro wrestling,” reads the synopsis. “Set in a close-knit Georgia community, the film follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals fight over their late father’s inheritance.
It stars Stephen Amell, Alexander Ludwig, Alison Luff, Mary McCormack, Kelli Berglund, Allen Maldonado, two-time Super Bowl champion James Harrison, AEW star CM Punk and Chris Bauer.
Waldron, O’Malley, Peter Segal, LBI Entertainment’s Julie Yorn, Christopher Donnelly and Patrick Walmsley are executive producing on “Heels.” The show is produced by Lionsgate TV for Starz in association with Paramount Television Studios.