Almost four years later Lashing debuted on Netflix in 2020, Sarah Paulson – who played asylum nurse Mildred Ratched – confirmed that the psychological thriller series will not return for season 2.
In a video uploaded through The AHS Zone’s X (formerly Twitter) On the page, the actress was asked if there would be a second season of the Netflix series, to which she quickly responded: “No.” You can watch the video below:
This isn’t the first time Paulson has commented on the future of the show, although he does dash any hope of Ratched season 2 ever happening. In a 2022 interview with VarietyThe award-winning actress revealed that she is not sure if there will be a second season.
Netflix has not yet issued a statement.
What is Ratched about?
Produced by Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story), Ratched, set in 1947, served as a prequel to the 1975 Miloš Forman-directed film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, focusing primarily on the main antagonist, the tyrannical nurse Mildred Ratched.
The official synopsis for Ratched reads: “Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a prominent psychiatric hospital where disturbing new experiments on the human mind have begun. On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but the wheels are always turning, and as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, the Mildred’s elegant exterior belies a growing darkness. that she has long been burning inside her, revealing that true monsters are made, not born.”
In addition to Paulson as the main protagonist, Ratched also starred Finn Wittrock as Edmund Tolleson, Cynthia Nixon as Gwendolyn Briggs, Jon Jon Briones as Dr. Richard Hanover, Charlie Carver as Huck Finnigan, Judy Davis as Nurse Betsy Bucket, and Sharon Stone. like Lenore Osgood.
Ratched season 1 is available to stream on Netflix.