(NEXSTAR) — Netflix introduced on Thursday “Tiger King,” the international phenomenon that premiered very last March, will return with season 2 later this year.
In the announcement, Netflix promised “a lot more madness and mayhem” in the new season.
“Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” adopted zookeeper Joe Unique, whose genuine name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, and captivated audiences through the 1st several weeks of COVID-19 lockdowns.
According to Netflix, the initial series was viewed by over 64 million households in the to start with four weeks pursuing its March 2020 premiere.
In July, a federal appeals courtroom ruled Joe Exotic really should get a shorter jail sentence for his purpose in a murder-for-retain the services of plot and violating federal wildlife legal guidelines. He was sentenced in January 2020 to 22 decades in federal jail after remaining convicted of hoping to seek the services of two unique men to eliminate animal legal rights activist Carole Baskin.
A 3-decide panel for the U.S. Court docket of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver identified that the trial courtroom wrongly dealt with all those two convictions individually in calculating his jail term less than sentencing pointers.
The panel agreed with Maldonado-Passage that the court docket should have dealt with them as a single conviction at sentencing because they the two involved the same purpose of killing Baskin, who runs a rescue sanctuary for large cats in Florida.
According to the ruling, the court must have calculated his advisory sentencing array to be involving 17 1/2 several years and just underneath 22 decades in jail fairly than amongst just below 22 yrs and 27 many years in prison. The courtroom ordered the demo court docket to re-sentence Maldonado-Passage.