Monster: Renewed for Season 2 & 3 at Netflix as Anthology

Monster: Renewed for Season 2 & 3 at Netflix as Anthology

Watcher / Dahmer
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Netflix is going the anthology route with Monster, ordering two additional seasons of the series.

Netflix has also ordered Season 2 of The Watcher.

Both shows were created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan. “Monster” launched September 21, while “The Watcher” debuted on October 13.

The first season of “Monster” was officially titled “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” and followed the life and crimes of the infamous serial killer. The two new installments will each focus on “other monstrous figures who have impacted society,” per Netflix.

“Monster” proved to be a massive success, debuting atop both the Netflix and Nielsen charts. It was also the number one show on the Nielsen chart for three straight weeks. According to Netflix, it is the streamer’s second most popular English TV season ever.

Evan Peters starred as Dahmer in “Monster,” with Richard Jenkins, Molly Ringwald, Michael Learned, and Niecy Nash also starring. Murphy and Brennan served as executive producers along with Peters, Alexis Martin Woodall, Eric Kovtun, Evan Peters, and Janet Mock.

Carl Franklin directed and executive produced the first episode. Rashad Robinson of Color of Change served as consulting producer.

The Watcher is loosely based on a true story and follows a family that moves into their dream home only to begin receiving mysterious letters from someone calling themselves The Watcher. The first season cast includes: Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Coolidge, Mia Farrow, Margo Martindale, Terry Kinney, Joe Mantello, Richard Kind, and more.

Murphy and Brennan executive produce along with Eric Newman, Watts, Martin Woodall, Kovtun, Bryan Unkeless, Paris Barclay, Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost, and Scoop Wasserstein.