“Defiance” Season 2 Episode 1 “The Opposite of Hallelujah” airs on Thursday, June 19, 2014 on Syfy. The series was first aired on April 15, 2013 with an “intermedia” collaboration with Trion Worlds for its own MMMORPG game of the same name. Read on to find out to learn more about MNG’s spoilers for “Defiance” Season 2 Episode 1 “The Opposite of Hallelujah” and updated on the upcoming second season.
It seemed that the summer will mark the return of several sci-fi themed shows including the internationally broadcasted “Defiance” series. Unlike its other predecessors, “Defiance” features a future time in Earth where human beings co-exist with various alien life forms.
Set in the city-state of “Defiance”, former Marine Joshua Nolan (Grant Bowler) heads one of the independent republics in North America after a ceasefire agreement was made between the Earth and Votans. He now lives with his adopted alien daughter Irisa (Stephanie Leonidas.)
Other cast members include Julie Benz as Amanda Rosewater, Tony Curran as Datak Karr, Graham Green as Rafe McCrawley, Jamie Murray as Stahma Karr and Mia Kirschner as Kenya Rosewater.
Deadline reported that the network has ordered another 13 episodes-season run for the series. The renewal was made due to the appreciation for the online game and the series’ solid ratings.
Did you miss “Defiance” already? The network had recently released the “Defiance: The Lost Ones” webisodes series. The five part webisodes were uploaded on the Syfy Web site on March 28, 2014.
Huffington Post reported that the webisodes that will bridge the gap between the two seasons. It will pick up after the disappearance of Irisa in “Defiance” Season 1 Episode 13 “Everything is Broken” (air date: July 8, 2013). Nolan starts off a risky journey of searching for his missing daughter while struggling on the dangerous obstacles along the way.
According to the official synopsis posted on Spoiler TV, “Defiance” Season 2 Episode 1 “The Opposite of Hallelujah” began with Nolan’s search for Irisa. His risky journey will still be considered as fruitful. The desperate father will go south after gaining some important information. Will it lead him back to his daughter? Can he reunite with his daughter and return to Defiance safely?
Brace yourself for new arrivals on the show as we serve you with the latest casting news about “Defiance” from TV Line.
TV Line shared that Linda Halimton will have a guest starring role as Pilar McCawley. Hamilton, who was known for her work on “The Terminator” as Sarah Connor, will be the estranged wife of Graham Greene’s character Rafe.
On the other hand, British actor James Murray (“Primeval”) will play as the new mayor Niles Pottinger while William Atherton (“Die Hard” franchise) will take on the role of the “sarcastic and ruthless” commanding officer Viceroy Mercado.
Also joining the cast is Anna Hopkins. She will be an Earth Republic soldier named Jessica “Berlin” Rai. Berlin also sidelines as a documentarian who will be tapped to make a positive image of the E-Rep by producing propaganda films.
After “”The Opposite of Hallelujah,” “Defiance” Season 2 Episode 2 “In My Secret Life” will air on June 26, 2014.
And that’s it for Syfy’s “Defiance” Season 2 Returns on June 19, 2014! Check out for news about “Defiance” including more recaps and spoilers, as well as other entertainment news, only here at Movie News Guide (MNG).
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