The final trailer for BBC America’s excellent series Killing Eve shows off some of the humor that makes the show so great. I mean truly, the only thing that could throw Villanelle (Jodie Comer) off — besides being stabbed by Eve, of course (Sandra Oh) — is this sartorial goddess having to step into a pair of old, bedazzled Crocs. But she will, it seems, do crazy things for love, which this trailer plays with quite a bit. We also see Eve’s gleeful expression after being tasked with being the only one who can find Villanalle. Of course she is!
This new run of episodes looks just as funny, weird, intense, and sleekly thrilling in the hands of the series’ new writer, Emerald Fennell, as they were with series creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. As I wrote in the post for the first Season 2 trailer, “During the Killing Eve panel at this year’s Television Critics Association press conference, the cast and Fennell gave us a few hints about the new season (which we were able to see the first two episode of), as well as explaining the ongoing dynamic between Eve and Villanelle. We’ll have more of that for you as the premiere draws closer, but suffice to say that if you loved Season 1, so far, Season 2 seems like it will be more of the same greatness (thanks also to its absolutely stellar cast). One thing I did not get clarification on was if I should be afraid for the precious Niko, though — when I asked a question about him, Sandra Oh only smiled …”
Check out the trailer below for Killing Eve Season 2, which also stars Fiona Shaw, Darren Boyd, and Owen McDonnell. The series is executive produced by Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Gina Mingacci and lead writer Emerald Fennell. Sandra Oh and Francesca Gardiner are co-executive producers, and Elinor Day serves as series producer. Damon Thomas returns to direct and is also executive producer, with Lisa Brühlmann and Francesca Gregorini also directing.
Killing Eve premieres Sunday, April 7 on both BBC America and AMC.