Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown is loved by the audience for its take on the themes of racism, corruption, and inequality. The Jeremy Renner starrer thriller follows a former prisoner who becomes an unofficial ‘mayor’ as a broker for the police and criminals.
The show premiered in November 2021, followed by its second season in January 2023, which has till now aired seven episodes. Fans are now wondering when Mayor of Kingstown season 2, episode 8, will be released. Read on to find out.
Mayor of Kingstown Season 2 Episode 8 Release Date and Time
The eighth episode of Mayor of Kingstown season 2 is scheduled to release on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at 12 am PT / 3 am ET. The episode will premiere exclusively on Paramount+. The upcoming episode has been written by Hugh Dillon and Stephen Kay and is reported to be 57 minutes long.
You will need to have an active subscription to Paramount+ to watch the new episodes of Mayor of Kingstown. The streaming platform charges $4.99 a month for an ads-supported Essential plan and $9.99 a month for an ads-free Premium plan. There is also a seven-day free trial available for new viewers.
What to Expect from Mayor of Kingstown Season 2 Episode 8?
In the upcoming episode, Mike is expected to plan to talk to Ben, but he will not be able to persuade him to change his mind. As usual, Mike might use force to achieve his goals, but his strategy may not be effective this time. Meanwhile, during the interrogation about the riots, Kyle will likely be deceived into spilling some secrets.
While defending Robert, he might end up in a heated argument with those questioning him. When the other leaders of the gang discover that Bunny’s cell has been upgraded, they will pressure Mike to get similar treatment. They will then target Bunny, which will escalate tensions inside and outside the prison. The tensions will likely result in more fatalities.
How Many Episodes are there in Mayor of Kingstown Season 2?
Just like the first season, Mayor of Kingstown season 2 is also going to feature 10 episodes, which means there will be two more episodes left to air after the upcoming eighth episode. The finale is set to be released on March 19, 2023.
Apart from Renner as Mike McLusky, the show also stars Dianne Wiest as Mariam McLusky, Hugh Dillon as Ian Ferguson, Tobi Bamtefa as Deverin “Bunny” Washington, Taylor Handley as Kyle McLusky, Emma Laird as Iris, Derek Webster as Stevie, Hamish Allan-Headley as Robert Sawyer, Aidan Gillen as Milo Sunter, and Nishi Munshi as Tracy McLusky.
The official synopsis of the series reads, “Mayor of Kingstown follows the powerful McLusky family, power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry.”
“Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption, and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither,” it reads further.
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