Carnival Row season 2 will now be handled with different showrunners. It was recently reported that Erik Oleson, a veteran of The Man in the High Castle as well as Daredevil will take over as showrunner for the second season of the fantasy drama which stars Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne. The series was first was run by Marc Guggenheim. Not only him, the co-creator, but Travis Beacham whose 2005 Black List script was the basis for the show has also departed the show because of creative differences.
Oleson will be Handling the Second Season
In the meantime, Guggenheim is overseeing The CW’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover which involves Arrow-verse shows and is also developing other projects. Oleson had signed a deal with Amazon Studio in the month of March and he will be the third showrunner on Carnival Row. In the beginning, Co-creator Rene Echevarria held the post and later Guggenheim came. The show’s original director, Paul McGuigan left and was replaced by Jon Amiel worked in Halt and Catch Fire, The Tudors.
The company, Amazon renewed Carnival Row for a second season even before it premiered on 30 August. The show story takes place in a world where mythical creatures co-exist uneasily alongside humans, as most are refugees following the invasion of their homelands by the empires of man. The story of the show focus on a human detective who’s name is Bloom. investigating a series of gruesome murders while carrying on an affair with a rebellious faerie.
Both Beacham and Guggenheim will be keeping their credits as executive producers of the series. Oleson, Bloom, and Delevingne will also be EPs on season two. Moreover, recently its production began in Prague. The update for the show hasn’t been revealed but we might be getting some info on that soon.