Following up on the successful Wolverine: The Long Night scripted podcast, Marvel and Stitcher have announced a second season, titled Wolverine: The Lost Trail. Actor Richard Armitage returns to reprise his role as Wolverine for the series, which launches in Winter 2019 on Stitcher, to be released on other platforms later. Also returning are writer Ben Percy, director Brendan Bake, and sound designer Chloe Prasinos. Bill Irwin will voice Jason Wyngarde (Mastermind), Bill Heck will voice Remy LeBeau (Gambit), and Blair Brown will voice Bonnie Roach.
A press release provides more details:
Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Lost Trail” is an epic quest that takes place in the Louisiana bayou. Following the events of Marvel’s “Wolverine: The Long Night,” Logan (Richard Armitage) returns to New Orleans in search of redemption, only to discover that his ex-lover, Maureen is nowhere to be found. And she’s not the only one. Dozens of humans and mutants have gone missing, including the mother of a teenage boy, Marcus Baptiste. With Weapon X in close pursuit, Logan and Marcus must team up and follow a trail of clues that leads them deep into the gothic heart of the bayou, where they encounter biker gangs, Cajun thieves and a world of wonders that defies explanation. It is here that they find Greenhaven — a backwater refuge run by a powerful mutant named Jason Wyngarde.
And Marvel trotted out the big guns with President Dan Buckley to make a press release statement:
After seeing the overwhelming support for Marvel’s ‘Wolverine: The Long Night,’ we are excited to introduce listeners to another unique audio storytelling experience. Marvel’s ‘Wolverine: The Lost Trail’ will continue expanding Logan’s story and introduce more elements of the Marvel Universe. We look forward to expanding our content for Marvel fans and the scripted podcast community.
While Stitcher Chief Content Officer Chris Bannon said:
Fans reacted so powerfully and positively to season one that we really had no choice–we had to keep the story and the characters alive (well, most of them) for another season. Fortunately, the outstanding creative team that made season one so memorable signed on right away! And I couldn’t hope for a better cast of great voices, including Richard Armitage as Logan. Together, they’re making a story Marvel fans will listen to over and over, I know.
You can keep up to date at www.wolverinepodcast.com.