Updated December 16th, 2023 at 08:13 IST

The Tourist Season 2 trailer: Jamie Dornan's character to discover his mysterious backstory

The protagonist, Elliot, portrayed by Jamie Dornan, embarks on a journey through his own tangled history in the trailer of The Tourist Season 2.

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The return of Netflix's The Tourist for its second season brings a shift in the narrative of the story. Departing from the sun-kissed vistas of the Australian Outback, the story ventures into the landscapes of Ireland. The protagonist, Elliot, portrayed by Jamie Dornan, embarks on a journey through his own tangled history, alongside Helen Chambers (played by Danielle Macdonald).

A still from The Tourist trailer | Image: YouTube screengrab

 

The Tourist season 2 trailer delves into Elliot's past

Surviving a suicide attempt, Elliot returns to Ireland to confront his haunting past, piecing together fragmented memories to unravel the secrets of a deep-seated feud between the McDonnell and Cassidy families. As Elliot's roots in Ireland come to light, danger looms amid the discovery.

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Season 2 promises a vibrant ensemble with the addition of characters set to navigate the intricate web of Elliot's history. Conor MacNeill steps into the role of Detective Ruairi Slater, poised to play a part in uncovering the buried truths. Olwen Fouéré embodies the character of Niamh Cassidy, adding depth to the familial complexities.

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The McDonnell family, comprising Donal (Diarmaid Murtagh), Orla (Nessa Matthews), Fergal (Mark McKenna), and Frank (Francis Magee), emerges as a formidable presence in Elliot's quest for self-discovery.

A still from The Tourist trailer | Image: YouTube screengrab

 

What is the plot of The Tourist season 2?

Unlike the conventional amnesia-driven narratives, The Tourist distinguishes itself through its fusion of intense thriller elements, dark humour, and an aura of disorientation and intrigue. The scenic backdrop of Ireland serves as a canvas for Elliot's desperate search for his identity.

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The official synopsis of the season 2 states: "Set against the striking backdrop of Ireland, The Tourist Series 2 sees Elliot (Jamie Dornan) and Helen (Danielle Macdonald) confronted by friends and foes. As they attempt to uncover the secrets of Elliot’s past, they are soon dragged into a longstanding family feud where they face the dangerous consequences of his past actions." Meanwhile, the series will release on Netflix on February 29, 2024, in the United States.

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 08:07 IST