Get ready to say goodbye to the First Son of Texas.
In the official trailer for the second and final season of AMC’s “The Son,” which is exclusive to TheWrap, Eli McCullough is dealing with a whole mess of family trouble both in his past and his present. And then the Pierce Brosnan-led Western drama goes and drops another timeline into the mix to stir the pot even more during its final batch of episodes.
Watch the video above.
Here’s the official description for Season 2, per AMC:
Eli McCullough (Pierce Brosnan) will stop at nothing to secure his legacy against the backdrop of the nascent oil industry of 1917. His tools are deceit, fraud and murder — weapons he wields with the effortless skill of the Comanche warrior he once was. But the biggest challenge he faces will be quelling a civil war under his own roof, triggered by his idealistic son Pete (Henry Garrett). Eli knows the ultimate prize of American dynasty is nearly in his grasp, and time is running out. Meanwhile, in 1851, young Eli (Jacob Lofland) is now married and a respected warrior among the Comanches, but tragedy forces him into a leadership position as the vast Comanche empire crumbles around him. Broadening the scope, a 1988 timeline is introduced, bringing the McCullough saga into the more immediate past. Here, at age 85, Eli’s granddaughter Jeanne Anne McCullough (Lois Smith) is confronted with a long-buried family secret.
In addition to Brosnan, Smith, Garrett and Lofland, the series also stars Paola Núñez, Zahn McClarnon, Jess Weixler, David Wilson Barnes, Sydney Lucas, James Parks, Elizabeth Frances, Shane Graham and Kathryn Prescott.
“The Son” is produced by AMC Studios and Sonar Entertainment. Showrunner and writer Kevin Murphy, director Kevin Dowling, author Philipp Meyer, and Sonar Entertainment’s Tom Lesinski are executive producers.
See the key art for Season 2 below, which is also exclusive to TheWrap, and some first-look photos.
“The Son” Season 2 premieres April 27 at 9/8c on AMC.