Donald Glover Talks What to Expect from Second Season of 'Atlanta'

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Donald Glover Talks What to Expect from Second Season of ‘Atlanta’

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Donald Glover and his brother Stephen Glover explained recently why they titled the second season of “Atlanta,” “Robbin Season.”

According to The Wrap, the title is a nickname of the holiday season in Atlanta, when an increase n crime occurs.

They also explained the second season of the hit show takes place during this time in Atlanta and will be a major theme for the season.

“Robbin’ Season, for most of you that I guess don’t know, is a time in Atlanta right before Christmastime and New Year’s,” the executive producer and writer explained at a Television Critics Association panel. “Basically, a bunch of crime happens in the city right during that time.”

“Because everybody has their Christmas gifts,” series creator/star — and Stephen’s big brother — Donald Glover interjected.

“Yeah, people have to give Christmas gifts and [other] people have that stuff,” Stephen continued in the street history lesson. “People just have more stuff, money. And people need money. It’s just a time that robberies go up — all kinds. You might get your package stolen off your front porch. When we were there shooting, my neighbor got her car stolen out her driveway.”

“It’s just like a very kind of tense and desperate time,” he went on. “So we wanted that to be the backdrop to this season. Our characters are going through [a] transition from their whole lives to where they’re heading now. Yeah, ‘Robbin Season’ is kind of a metaphor for all of that.”

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3 Comments

  1. Fashionista

    February 11, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    I’m so ready.

  2. Anonymous

    February 11, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    Will we ever get any closure or follow up about the man Paper Boy shot on the first episode?

  3. Anon

    February 12, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    I’m ready for this, Power, Game of Thrones and Insecure.

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