Spoiler alert! NBC’s Revolution literally dropped a few bombshells even before its cast and creatives stopped by TVLine’s Comic-Con suite to let loose with Season 2 scoop.
Showrunner Eric Kripke was quick to share with Michael Ausiello that as the post-apocalyptic drama’s sophomore run opens, three months have passed since the missiles that Randall launched in the finale landed, destroying two major American cities — leaving the characters “dealing with the aftermath.”
Not that everyone is still banded together. Though by and large congregated in Texas, Billy Burke said that Miles et al have claimed “their own pocket of the world,” resulting in some instances of “shocking character combinations,” added EP Rockne S. O’Bannon.
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Also in this video QA&: Kripke sheds light on the finale’s big reveal, that a “president” of the United States is organizing something from Guantanamo Bay; Giancarlo Esposito promises a “much more intense” season, as the characters deal with “even deeper desperation” in the wake of the nuclear attack; and everyone attests that the new Wednesdays-at-8 time slot will dial down the show’s violence not a bit.