[10/19/21 - 02:41 PM] Jeffrey Wright Returns for Season 2 of Vice TV's Government Expose Docu-Series, "While the Rest of Us Die" This explosive second season takes a hard look in the mirror at the state of our nation and asks why, in the wealthiest country in the world, does daily life feel so insecure?
[via press release from Vice]
JEFFREY WRIGHT RETURNS FOR SEASON 2 OF VICE TV'S GOVERNMENT EXPOSÉ DOCU-SERIES, "WHILE THE REST OF US DIE"
Westworld's Jeffrey Wright reprises his role as series narrator to tell the secret history of how
government and corporate elites have rigged the system against everyday Americans
BROOKLYN, NY (October 18, 2021)-- Today, VICE TV announced that season two of While
The Rest Of Us Die will premiere Thursday, October 21st at 10pm ET/PT on VICE TV.
Reprising his role as series narrator is Emmy(R) , Tony(R) and Golden Globe(R) award-winning
actor Jeffrey Wright (Westworld, No Time To Die, and the upcoming The Batman). This
explosive second season takes a hard look in the mirror at the state of our nation and asks
why, in the wealthiest country in the world, does daily life feel so insecure?
Told through the accounts of some of America's leading journalists, activists and political
insiders, While The Rest Of Us Die exposes how the government empowers food barons,
drug CEOs, fossil fuel giants, and greedy billionaires to reap billions and corrupt government
policy all while destroying our health and the planet.
Inspired by the best-selling book Raven Rock: The Story of the US Government's Secret
Plan to Save Itself - While the Rest of Us Die by Garrett M. Graff, the eight, one-hour
episodes unravel the secret history of how the wealthy and powerful have benefited
themselves at our expense through the pandemic, the corporate corruption of science, the
threat of nuclear war, the billionaire space race, and more.
While The Rest Of Us Die contributors this season include Paul Rieckhoff, Larry Lessig,
Anthea Butler, Kurt Andersen, Jared Yates Sexton, Cory Doctorow, Sharon K. Weiner,
Mychal Denzel Smith, Jane Mayer, Raj Patel, Doug Rushkoff, Dr. Cristin Kearns, Hilton
Kelley, Charlie LeDuff, Shelly Bell, Joe Cirincione and Carey Gillam.
VICE TV is available via all major satellite and cable providers and the VICE TV app via iOS,
Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. For more information about VICE TV, go to
While The Rest Of Us Die is produced by Efran Films, an Emmy-winning production
company. Anthony Lappé (Black Market with Michael K.Williams) serves as the showrunner
and Executive Producer along with Shawn Efran, Jordan J. Mallari and Garrett Graff. Lee
Hoffman serves as Executive Producer for VICE TV, along with EVP, Head of Production,
Catherine Whyte and EVP, General Manager, Morgan Hertzan. The series is distributed
worldwide by VICE Distribution.
ABOUT VICE TV
VICE TV is the Emmy(R)-winning international television network from VICE Media Group.
Since its inception in 2016, the channel has ushered new audiences to cable with its
compelling and provocative programming. Boldly redefining news and current affairs, VICE
TV produces hundreds of hours of original content for over 150 million homes worldwide.
Built around a mission to tell courageous stories you won't see anywhere else, told by the
people you won't hear from anywhere else, VICE TV showcases the best in informative and
entertaining original series, documentaries and movies, and is the destination for content
that challenges popular knowledge and opinion.
ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP
VICE Media Group is the world's largest independent youth media company. Launched in
1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses:
VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a
feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international
television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded
nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices
around the world. VICE Media Group's portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global
media and entertainment company focused on women; PULSE Films, a London-based
next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin;
and i-D, a global digital and quarterly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture.
ABOUT EFRAN FILMS
Efran Films is a multi-Emmy winning production company with offices in New York and
Toronto. The company produces high-quality factual and unscripted series for cable
networks and streaming services. Efran Films was founded by Peabody-winning producer
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