My Life Is Murder is reuniting Lucy Lawless with her former castmate from the iconic Xena: Warrior Princess series, Renee O’Connor, in season two, which premieres on AMC Networks’ acclaimed streaming service Acorn TV on Monday, August 30.
In an upcoming episode of the hit New Zealand mystery series, Alexa (Lawless) investigates the death of a self-help guru and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with the victim’s mysterious wife (O’Connor).
Season two will reunite Lucy with several former castmates from her most iconic series, including Anna Hutchison (Spartacus), Graham Vincent (Spartacus), Jay Ryan (Beauty and the Beast, IT Chapter Two, Mary Kills People) and Bruce Hopkins (The Lord of the Rings, Xena: Warrior Princess).
The previously-announced guest stars include William Shatner (Star Trek, Haven), Martin Henderson (Grey’s Anatomy, The Gloaming), Michelle Ang (Fear the Walking Dead, Triple 9), Sara Wiseman (A Place to Call Home, Rake), Bill Bailey (Black Books, Ralph Spaced), Matt Whelan (Narcos: Mexico, The Sounds) and popular drag performers Kita Mean and Amanduh La Whore.
In Season 2 of the series, Alexa finds herself back in her home country of New Zealand for the first time in years and can’t help herself when she is asked to look into a bizarre unsolved murder.
Joined again by her partner-in-crime-solving, Madison Feliciano (Ebony Vagulans), as well as series newcomers including the charismatic detective Harry (Rawiri Jobe) and café owner Reuben (Joe Naufahu), she quickly finds herself investigating other murder mysteries in surprising, glamorous worlds filled with intriguing characters who are hiding dangerous and deadly secrets.
The series’ executive producers are Rachel Antony, Claire Tonkin, Tim Pye, Lucy Lawless, Nicky Davies Williams, Pilar Perez and Don Klees.
Mark Beesley is the producer of the show, which is a a Greenstone TV production for TVNZ and Acorn TV and DCD Rights Ltd., in association with Network 10.
Xena: Warrior Princess was a spin-off of the television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Filmed on location in New Zealand, the show aired in syndication from September 1995 to June 2001.
In addition to Lawless and O’Connor, the series also featured cast members such as Ted Raimi as Joxer, Kevin Tod Smith as Ares, Alexandra Tydings as Aphrodite, and Marton Csokas as both Borias and Krafstar.
Xena: Warrior Princess also featured appearances from Karl Urban as several roles, Hudson Leick as Callisto, Claire Stansfield as Alti, Jennifer Sky as Amarice, Danielle Cormack as Ephiny, Bruce Campbell as Autolycus King of Thieves, Robert Trebor Salmoneus, William Gregory Lee as Virgil, and Tim Omundson as Eli.
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