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The Bear Season 2: Teaser, Release Date, Cast, and Everything You Need to Know

The first new cast member has been announced

Allison Picurro, Kat Moon

The Bear is calling Saul all the way to Chicago for Season 2. Bob Odenkirk is set to join the cast in a guest role when the series returns in June, and while the specifics of his character are being kept under wraps right now, can't you just envision him fitting in perfectly in the chaos of the Original Beef's kitchen?

Grab an Italian sandwich and read on to find out everything else we know about The Bear Season 2.

Jeremy Allen White, The Bear

Jeremy Allen White, The Bear

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The Bear Season 2 teaser

During the Oscars, FX released the first teaser for The Bear Season 2, which finds all our buddies from The Beef packing up shop as they get ready to move over to their new venture, presumably purchased with all that tomato can money. It's short, sweet, and just enough to hold us over until we get some more news.

The Bear Season 2 release date

After hinting that the series would return in "early summer," the first teaser for Season 2 confirms that The Bear will return in June. We don't have an exact release date yet, but knowing what month it'll be back is promising.

At the Television Critics Association winter press tour, the cast and crew talked about what's in store for The Bear Season 2. "They think they're starting from a healthy place, but a restaurant, like a lot of other businesses, just creates the same problems," show creator Christopher Storer said about the characters launching the new restaurant "The Bear." "We see them have to step up in certain ways and in some ways regress but hopefully come back together." It was also announced that Season 2 will contain 10 episodes instead of Season 1's eight.

The Bear Season 2 cast

According to VarietyBob Odenkirk is the first new cast member to be announced for Season 2, joining the series in a currently undisclosed guest role. Jeremy Allen White, Ebon Moss-BachrachAyo EdebiriAbby Elliott, Lionel Boyce, Liza Colón-Zayas, Edwin Lee Gibson, and Matty Matheson will all reprise their roles from Season 1. Here's hoping we also get at least one more Jon Bernthal flashback.

How to watch The Bear

Season 1 of The Bear is available to stream on Hulu.