Blood and Treasure is a CBS action-adventure drama series that first aired on 21 May 2019 with its first episode released in two parts, titled “The Curse of Cleopatra Part I & II”. The series was released with mixed reviews where it achieved only 54% rotten tomatoes with an IMDb rating of 6.5/10. The show has also got some dedicated fans who are waiting for over three years now to get Blood and Treasure Season 2.
‘Blood and Treasure’ is about a former FBI officer who is also an antiquities expert, Danny McNamara, and a cunning art thief, Lexi Vaziri who joined hands to catch a terrorist, Karim Farouk who funds his attacks with the stolen treasure. Danny is the one who recruits Lexi to help him bring back his mentor, Dr. Anna Castillo and bring Farouk to justice.
As they are on their own mission, they are being hunted too. They find themselves at the center of a 2000-year-old battle for the cradle of civilization. Even though the story was unique, critics believe its average execution was the reason behind its release with an average response. The first season concluded on 6 August 2019, completing its 12th episode titled “The revenge of Farouk”.
The show makers have finally announced Blood and Treasure Season 2 after 3 years but there is bad news for CBS viewers as the drama will not be aired on their network. Go through the article to know more about Blood and Treasure Season 2.
Blood and Treasure Season 1 Story Recap
To continue with their plan, Danny poses as an arms dealer while Lexi looks to Father Chuck to help decipher encoding information. A vital clue leads Danny and Lexi to a castle where the Germans may have hidden Cleopatra‘s sarcophagus. Meanwhile, Hardwick is rescued by Fabi and reveals the details of the hunters of Cleopatra.
Lexi discovers that an Egyptian official may have files related to Farouk and informs Danny about it (lying about her source). Farouk on other hand tries to retrieve the items he stole from the pyramids. The duo rushes to the mountain of Spain in search of a lost train car that may have carried Cleopatra’s sarcophagus before it went missing. But they end up stuck in Casablanca with law enforcement and enemies on their trail.
FBI agrees to let the duo search for Cleopatra only if Danny makes his father reveal the location of paintings that were stolen 20 years ago, with him being one of the accused. In Nazi hunter’s research leads them to Montréal which indicates that the Nazis who were behind Cleopatra may still be alive and hiding somewhere. Gwen becomes fed up with Danny and Lexi and arrests Father Chuck for aiding them.
Danny and Lexi even reach the Bermuda triangle, tracking down the smuggler’s plane where it vanished years ago. Gwen comes into the target zone by digging into some investigations. By the end, the duo falls in the worst possible situation where Farouk’s Master plan is active and all the secrets are exposed, making their fates quite pre-decided.
Blood and Treasure Season 2 Announcement, Trailer & Plot Details
There is no trailer for Blood and Treasure Season 2 provided as of now but as the release date is approaching, the production house will soon start dropping season insights and teasers to create the hype for the show.
Now about the plot, season one had already ended on a nail-biting cliffhanger and season two is expected to explain this cliffhanger ending. We saw that Queen has returned by the end of the first season, bringing new dangers. Season two will display Danny coping with the twists and turns brought by the Queen’s arrival.
As season one revolved around the plot of Cleopatra, there are chances that another Egyptian pharaoh can be chosen now or any other personality from a different civilization to bring a change to the story. Danny and Lexi will have to pass through many gut-wrenching situations this time also and keep entertaining the audience with their weird yet successful chemistry.
Blood & Treasure Blood and Treasure Season 2 Cast
Blood and Treasure is an action-adventure drama created by Matthew Federman and Stephens Scaia. The show has Michael Dinner, Mark Vlasic, Marc Webb, Howard T. Owens, Ben Silverman, Taylor Elmore, Matthew Federman, and Stephen Scaia as executive producers while the production companies involved are Propagate, Lake June Productions, and CBS Television Studios.
The broadcast rights for Blood and Treasure Season 2 have been provided to Paramount plus. The main cast that is expected to return with Blood and Treasure Season 2 includes:
- Matt Barr as Danny McNamara
- James Callis as Simon Hardwick
- Michael James Shaw as Aiden Shaw
- Alicia Coppola as Dr. Ana Castillo
- Mark Gagliardi as Father Chuck
- Oded Fehr as Karim Farouk
- Katia Winter as Gwen Karlsson
Release Date & Chances of Season 3
Blood and Treasure Season 2 is all set to release its first episode on 17 July on Paramount plus, instead of the CBS network. The team of CBS itself announced the transfer of the series from its platform. The season will be dropping its episodes weekly on Sundays with a total of 13 episodes this time.
About the renewal of the show for season three, there are very less speculations of it happening. When Matt Barr was asked about it, he said that he’s excited about the current season and wishes people to see it with fun. He exclaimed, “Five years later, we’ll release Season 3!”.
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