Disney’s Onyx Collective has announced that it has nenewed “UnPrisoned” for a second season, following the success of the first season, where it debuted as Onyx Collective’s most-Viewed premiere on Hulu
The series is stars and is executive produced by Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo. The series is inspired by creator Tracy McMillan’s life, the series follows a messy but perfectionist relationship therapist, social media influencer and single mom, Paige Alexander (Washington), whose life is turned right-side-up when her dad, Edwin Alexander (Lindo), gets out of prison and moves in with her and her teenage son.
The story of “UnPrisoned” is the reality of millions of families who are affected by the criminal justice system in the United States. According to the ACLU, mass incarceration has grown 500% over the last 50 years, with over 2 million people in this country incarcerated today. With this series, McMillan creates flawed but lovable characters from a place of empathy, humour and soul to honour the families that mass incarceration affects most.
“UnPrisoned” is executive produced by McMillan, Yvette Lee Bowser and Washington alongside Pilar Savone, through their Simpson Street production company, and Lindo. Joy Gorman Wettels and Jen Braeden are also executive producers. The series hails from Onyx Collective on Hulu and is produced by ABC Signature.
All eight episodes of the first season of “UnPrisoned” are available to stream exclusively on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories such as the UK, Canada and Australia. The second season will premiere on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America, and Disney+ everywhere else, though no return date has been announced.
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