Perry Mason season 2: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

Perry Mason is a drama series about a defense lawyer with a troubled past who gets assigned a child kidnapping trial.

Release date

The second season premieres on March 6 on HBO Max.

Cast and creators

  • Matthew Rhys as Perry Mason
  • Juliet Rylance as Della Street
  • Chris Chalk as Paul Drake
  • Shea Whigham as Pete Strickland
  • Eric Lange as Gene Holcomb
  • Justin Kirk as Hamilton Burger 
  • Diarra Kilpatrick as Clara Drake
  • Katherine Waterston as Ginny Aimes

Executive Producers: Jack Amiel, Michael Begler, Amanda Burrell, Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey, Joe Horacek, Matthew Rhys, and Tim Van Patten

Official synopsis

“Months after the Dodson case has come to an end, the scion of a powerful oil family is brutally murdered. When the DA goes to the city’s Hoovervilles to pinpoint the most obvious of suspects, Perry, Della, and Paul find themselves at the center of a case that will uncover far reaching conspiracies and force them to reckon with what it truly means to be guilty.”

Other details

Shea Whigham, who plays Pete in the series, had this to say about the second season: “We’re in ’33 in Perry Mason. Perry is in the soup again, and he’s gotta try to figure his way out. Hopefully, Strickland can help him navigate that.”


Perry Mason is preparing to work on a murder case against the City, despite warnings and concern. He is shown to be vulnerable, wondering if he can win. Violence and mystery are to follow.

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