Cinemax's "Outcast" just made a surprise announcement. According to the show's official website, "Outcast Season 2 will premiere internationally April 2017!!!"
The post also stressed that US fans should "STAY TUNED!" However, whether this indicates that the show might get an earlier premiere stateside remains unclear at this time.
— Outcast on FOX (@outcastfox) February 28, 2017
The announcement was also accompanied by the show's official season 2 trailer, which was first unveiled to the public by Robert Kirkman at the 2016 New York Comic Con. Ominously, the trailer warns fans that "the darkness is spreading."
"Outcast's" second season is set to introduce a trio of new characters: Bob, a mysterious junkyard owner with ties to the town of Rome’s “dark past,” played by “Django Unchained's” M.C. Gainey; Dr. Kenneth Park, the chief of staff at the town’s hospital, played by "Banshee's" Hoon Lee; and Dakota, a free-spirited and unconventional Christian who clashes with Philip Glenister’s Reverend Anderson, played by“Texas Rising” star Madelyn Deutch.
Based on the Image Comics series by Robert Kirkman and artist Paul Azaceta, “Outcast” follows Kyle Barnes, a man troubled since childhood by demons both literal and metaphorical as he works alongside a reverend to uncover the truth about the supernatural terrors befalling his hometown.
"Outcast" Season 2 debuts this April.