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Giri/Haji Season 2: Will it happen?

After a successful first season, BBC and Netflix decides the fate of its crime thriller show Giri/Haji.

Giri/Haji Season 2 Update
Giri/Haji Season 2 Update

The British TV series, Giri/Haji made its much-awaited international debut in January 2020, however, according to the latest developments, the show will not be getting a season 2 renewal. The crime thriller made its debut on BBC Two, and new updates have surfaced up online, and things are not looking good for the show.

We have gathered all the details and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about Giri/Haji Season 2.

Giri/Haji Season 2 Update

Giri/Haji Season 2 Spoilers
Giri/Haji Season 1 Still

Giri/Haji was looking extremely promising after its first season run, however, things haven’t turned according to the plan as the team was hoping. With an approval rating of 100% and a high rating of over nine on Rotten Tomatoes, fans were sure about the second season, however, as per the latest update, the show has been axed after season 1, and will not be renewed for the next installment. 

This has been a highly surprising decision from Netflix and BBC, as the show did an amazing job impressing the critics and the fans, and it even got three nominations at the BAFTA, regardless, the show was canceled, and the official update is confirmed by RadioTimes.

BBC has stated in their official statement that they are extremely proud of the show and the recognition it achieved, however, they axed it in order to create ‘room’ for new dramas. It also added, ‘We are very grateful to Joe [Barton] and the cast and crew for all their hard work on it.’

A spokesperson of Netflix heaped praise fro Joe Barton and his talented team and added that Giri/Haji is a show of ‘huge ambition and style, crossing cultures and continents,’ which are very rare in today’s TV shows.

So as of now, Giri/Haji Season 2 canceled, however, you can watch the first season on Netflix. 

Giri/Haji Cast, and Release Date

The cast of Giri/Haji includes Takehiro Hira, Kelly Macdonald, Yōsuke Kubozuka, Will Sharpe, Aoi Okuyama, Masahiro Motoki as Kenzo Mori, Sarah Weitzmann, Yuto Mori, Rodney Yamaguchi, Taki Mori, and Fukuhara. 

Season 1 of Giri/Haji consists of 8 episodes that are as follows:

  • Episode 1: Directed by Julian Farino and written by Joe Barton
  • Episode 2: Directed by Julian Farino and written by Joe Barton
  • Episode 3: Directed by Julian Farino and written by Joe Barton
  • Episode 4: Directed by Julian Farino and written by Joe Barton
  • Episode 5: Directed by Ben Chessell and written by Joe Barton
  • Episode 6: Directed by Ben Chessell and written by Joe Barton
  • Episode 7: Directed by Ben Chessell and written by Joe Barton
  • Episode 8: Directed by Julian Farino and written by Joe Barton

Giri/Haji was originally released on 17th October 2019 on BBC Two in the UK, and it is currently available on Netflix.