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The Bear season 2 cast list, reviews, plot, trailer, and news

All you need to know about the The Bear season 2's cast, reviews, and plot as we look at the anticipated return of the thrilling cooking drama on Disney Plus.

The Bear season 2 release date speculation

What is The Bear season 2 release date? Let’s face it: we love TV chefs, and Carmy’s stressful kitchen nightmare is right up there as one of the most thrilling examples of this setting in recent years.

From real-life kitchen dictators that spit profanities to culinary rodents that hide under hats in Pixar movies, and unbearably tense one-shot Stephen Graham Netflix movies, we just can’t get enough of the audacious personalities and whiplash stories the kitchen environment spawns. The Bear hit Disney Plus last year and was one of the best tv series we watched, with quick-witted dialogue and frenzied plotlines.

The show has quickly worked its way up to becoming a contender for one of our the best drama series of all time. So, with the cutthroat series sufficiently hooking us in, you’ve probably been left waiting in anticipation for a chance to get out of the frying pan and back into the fire. Fortunately, you won’t have to be completely in the dark since we’ve got everything you need to know about The Bear season 2 cast, reviews, plot, and more.

Who’s in The Bear season 2 cast?

The majority of The Bear cast have returned for season 2 and are led by Jeremy Allen White. There are also a few new faces that have joined the crew.

Jeremy Allen White has returned, with fan-favorites Ayo Edebiri, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Lionel Boyce, Liza Colón-Zayas, Edwin Lee Gibson, Corey Hendrix, Richard Esteras, and Jose M. Cervantes back with him.

Bob Odenkirk and upcoming talent Molly Gordon have also joined the cast as Uncle Lee and Claire respectively.

The Bear season 2 cast list:

  • Jeremy Allen White as Carmy Berzatto
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richie Jerimovich
  • Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu
  • Lionel Boyce as Marcus
  • Liza Colón-Zayas as Tina
  • Abby Elliott as Natalie Berzatto
  • Edwin Lee Gibson as Ebraheim
  • Matty Matheson as Neil Fak
  • Jose M. Cervantes as Angel
  • Oliver Platt as Uncle Jimmy
  • Bob Odenkirk as Uncle Lee
  • Molly Gordon as Claire

The Bear season 2 release date: Jeremy Allen White as Carmy

What are people saying about The Bear season 2?

As it’s freshly released, there’s not much that’s been said about The Bear season 2 just yet, though a select few early reviews have been widely positive.

At the time of writing, the new season is sitting at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Vulture‘s Kathryn VanArendonk writes that season 2 is “more tender and wrenching” than the first, and Angie Han for The Hollywood Reporter says the new season is “even more delectable than the first.”

Sounds like the second season is an amplified, more emotional development on the first, which we definitely like the sound of!

The Bear Season 2 Cast

What is The Bear season 2 about?

The Bear season 2 revolves around the trials and tribulations of the new-look restaurant. We saw the plans in motion for the big rebrand of The Original Beef at the end of the first season, and with momentous shift in the air comes new challenges.

The second season also takes a deeper dive into the lives of the kitchen crew, including an episode that serves as a departure for the pastry chef Marcus. On top of this, the working relationship between Carmy and Sydney develops as they try to come together to create something magical with both their creative skill sets. Of course, it’s not always smooth sailing.

Molly Gordon plays Claire, who was an old school crush of Carmy’s. It smells like romance could be in the air for Carmy, which could only add or take away from the pressure of opening the new restaurant.

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Is there a trailer for The Bear season 2?

We have both a full trailer and a teaser for the new season of The Bear. Check it out above. You can see Carmy, Syd, Richie, and the rest of the team working hard to re-open the restaurant as a fine-dining establishment.

And here’s the teaser, which was released earlier on:

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What is The Bear season 2 release date?

The Bear season 2 was released on Thursday, June 22, 2023, with all 10 episodes dropping on Disney Plus, so if you like to binge, you’re in luck.

For UK Disney Plus subscribers, all episodes will drop on July 19, 2023, leaving those across the pond with a bit of a wait.

The Bear season 2 release date: Jeremy Allen White, L-Boy, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach in The Bear

Where can I watch The Bear season 2?

The Bear season 2 is available to stream alongside its first season on Hulu in the US and Disney Plus in the UK.

Sign up for Hulu or Disney Plus and you can watch at your leisure.

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How many episodes will there be in The Bear season 2?

The Bear season 2 consists of ten episodes. That’s two more than we got in the first season, rejoice!

Hungry for more kitchen drama? Find out how to watch The Menu, or check out all the new movies coming soon. Or discover what else the streaming service has to offer with our list of the best Disney Plus movies of all time. If you want to go big, here are the best movies of all time.