Welcome back to Santa Clarita
In season 2 of Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet, Drew Barrymore returns as Sheila, the suburban real estate agent who transformed into an id-driven, flesh-eating zombie. But this season, she’ll be joined by a handful of exciting guest stars, including Joel McHale, Gerald McRaney, Zachary Knighton, and Maggie Lawson, EW can exclusively reveal. Click through to see them in action in more exclusive photos.
The show’s second season will feature Joel McHale and Maggie Lawson as Chris and Christa, a successful, type-A married realtor couple who bring out Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila’s competitive sides. According to Netflix, “Chris and Joel have been competitive since high school, when Chris — a quarterback like Joel — beat Joel in a championship game. The couples have never liked each other and are not shy about it. Theirs is not a model relationship for how adults should behave.”
Is that Dr. K?
Castle and This Is Us star Gerald McRaney plays Ed Thune, a retired army colonel Joel finds intimidating.
He may know a thing
Zachary Knighton joins the cast as a chill Californian with Serbian ancestors who’s been tasked with uncovering the truth about the undead — and he’ll stop at nothing to accomplish that task.
It's about community
Liv Hewson and Skyler Gisondo star as Abby Hammond and Eric Bemis, the Hammonds’ daughter and neighbor, who help to take care of Sheila’s “condition.”
Got any bleach?
The Hammond family has gotten better at covering up murders, but Sheila clearly still makes a mess.
Season 2 will focus on Joel and Sheila attempting to maintain a semblance of their normal life while covering up the growing number of missing people in Santa Clarita and searching for a cure for the zombie virus.
Checking the calendar, perhaps?
Season 2 will launch on Netflix this spring.