Is 'Ratched' Season 2 Coming to Netflix?
Netflix subscribers flocked when Ryan Murphy’s Ratched was released on the streaming platform. Many viewers consumed all eight episodes of the Sarah Paulson-led series in one sitting. And of course, fans are craving more. But has Ratched been renewed for season 2? Here’s what we know so far.
What is ‘Ratched’ on Netflix about?
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Ratched is the origin story of Mildred Ratched (Paulson) from the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The iconic villain was originally played by Louise Fletcher and even earned the actor an Oscar. That said, Paulson’s Nurse Ratched is a far cry from the sinister character in the original movie, as Murphy’s latest vision attempts to humanize her.
“I feel like Nurse Ratched is sort of a shorthand for barbarism. She became almost like a catchphrase for any sort of institutional abuse of power,” Murphy told Vanity Fair in July. “What was interesting was trying to create an emotional character from a reputation that’s very cold…trying to figure out every little detail about her childhood, her relationships, her sexuality.”
‘Ratched’ was reportedly picked up for two seasons on Netflix
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When Ratched Season 1 dropped on Netflix in September, the grand finale left plenty of room for a second season — and beyond. Back in 2017, The Hollywood Reporter revealed Netflix ordered two seasons of Ratched ...
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