The Flight Attendant Season 2 Spoilers: Sharon Stone Joins as Cassie's Mom!

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HBO Max's hit series The Flight Attendant is expanding its world on its forthcoming second season.

Per Deadline, the dramedy has cast Sharon Stone in a recurring capacity.

The Basic Instinct star is set to play Cassie's estranged mother, Lisa Bowden.

Sharon Stone at New York Premiere

Cassie's alcoholism is said to have come between the mother and daughter, with the mother no longer having "any patience or goodwill to spear."

News of the arrival is sure to be welcomed by fans.

To date, we only got a glimpse of Lisa in a flashback on The Flight Attendant Season 1 Episode 6.

โ€œhi mom , I ๐Ÿ’œ you ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ @sharonstoneโ€ฆ seriously what life am I living,?!โ€ Kaley Cuoco wrote on social media in response to the news.

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The Flight Attendant was initially set to be a miniseries event, but thanks to critical acclaim and solid viewership, HBO Max sought out a second season.ย 

It will find Cassie โ€œliving her best sober life in Los Angeles while moonlighting as a CIA asset in her spare time," according to the description.

"But when an overseas assignment leads her to inadvertently witness a murder, she becomes entangled in another international intrigue.โ€

โ€œWe are delighted that the show has resonated so strongly with audiences and critics," said HBO Max and HBO chief content officer Casey Bloys in December 2020 of the Season 2 order.

The Last Stand - The Flight Attendant Season 1 Episode 8

"We congratulate Kaley, Steve, Greg and Sarah, along with the rest of the incredibly talented cast, executive producers and our partners at Warner Bros. Television on all the success of the first season."

"I look forward to seeing where Cassie will go next.โ€

While The Flight Attendant Season 1 did have a self-contained case, there were some threads open for a follow-up.

A definite premiere date has not been set, but the series is penciled in for a summer bow.

Cassie in Rome - The Flight Attendant Season 1 Episode 8

In addition to Basic Instinct, Stone has appeared on Ratched, Law & Order SVU, Agent X, Mosaic, and Casino.

What are your thoughts on the casting news?

Are you prepared for the second season?

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The Flight Attendant Quotes

Cassie: Oh, fuck. Who are you?
Ethan: I'm Ethan from last night.
Cassie: How did you get in here?
Ethan: We met at the bar.
Cassie: Yes, but you're in my apartment.
Ethan: You texted me right here, you told me to use the key above the door thing, the door frame. We were supposed to meet here at 2.
Cassie: Ethan, oh my god. OK, I'm starting to remember, I was very, very drunk. That's on me. OK, I'm sorry, I remember you now.

Cassie: Davey, hi, I really can't talk. I'm going to miss my flight.
Davey: Oh, yeah, I just wanted to check in about the New York trip real quick, cause, you know, Rick's getting nervous.
Cassie: Nervous? What are you talking about, and it's like weeks away. Isn't it?
Davey: Yeah, yes, it's four days away.
Cassie: Oh, shit, really?
Davey: Yeah, and the girls are excited to see their aunt Cassie, but they're beginning to realize she's a terrible planner.
Cassie: OK, put those knives away right now. That is not fair.