The British TV series, ‘A Discovery of Witches,’ will be returning with its upcoming second season, and fans of the show are looking forward to seeing the future of the characters and the story in the second installment. A lot of rumors and speculations have sparked among the fans, and we have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the second installment, so here is everything you need to know about A Discovery of Witches Season 2.
How was the Reception of ‘A Discovery of Witches Season 1’?
The upcoming second season is going to be very interesting, and fans will have a lot of fun watching it. Co-produced by Sky Productions and Bad Wolf, the show made its debut back in September 2018, the first season of the show was a big hit in Ireland and the UK, and it was well-received by the audiences as well as the critics who praised the direction, the production along with its adaptation, the storyline, and the overall performances by the cast members. It received a full 100% approval rating and a total score of 7.3 on Rotten Tomatoes.
The show dramatically leads the proceedings in its unusual nature, however, marvelously intertwining it with ‘lived-in authenticity,’ and the way it handles the chemistry of the two lead characters has worked like a charm for the show. According to the recent stats, the show has got an average rating of 0.04 on BBC America and 0.13 on AMC in the demographic range of 18-49, and it gathered an average viewership of over 600,000 per episode. Also, more good news incoming, as seeing the promising future of the show, ‘A Discovery of Witches’ has already been given the green light for a third season. The production of season 2 commenced on 20th December, and according to an Instagram post from Farren Blackburn, the productions might have been completed in January 2020.
When is ‘A Discovery of Witches Season 2’ update Scheduled for?
A Discovery of Witches Season 2 will release sometime in mid-2020. The official update is yet to be revealed; however, we will keep you posted as soon as the official announcement drops.
Is there a trailer for A Discovery of Witches Season 2?
No, as of now, there is no trailer for A Discovery of Witches Season 2.
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What will be the Plot of ‘A Discovery of Witches Season 2’?
The story is inspired by Deborah Harkness’ All Souls trilogy, and it revolves around Diana Bishop, who happens to be a historian; however, she is no ordinary historian because of her other side, a witch. She soon stumbles onto a manuscript which compels her to go back into her nature, and she returns to the world of magic to discover the secrets, and according to Sky Studios’ Cameron Roach, season 2 of A Discovery of Witches will be continuing the adventures of the characters in Elizabethan London. It will focus on the love story of Matthew and Diana, and they have planned something new which will ‘further enchant fans.’
Apart from this, Harkness revealed in an interview that the upcoming seasons would dive into Matthew’s past and would explore the mysteries surrounding the magical power of Diana and Ashmole 782. According to Sky, fans might get to see a new influential magic teacher who will guide Diana to control her skills. In an interview, Palmer, who plays the role of Diana, revealed that season 2 would be more adventurous as the environments would make things more dangerous for her character.
How many episodes are there in ‘A Discovery of Witches Season 2’?
According to the recent rumors, A Discovery of Witches Season 2 will feature a total of 8-10 new episodes.
Who is in the Cast of ‘A Discovery of Witches Season 2’?
The cast for the upcoming season includes
- Teresa Palmer as Diana Bishop
- Matthew Goode as Matthew Clairmont
- Edward Bluemel as Marcus Whitmore
- Louise Brealey as Gillian Chamberlain
- Malin Buska as Satu Jarvinen
- Aiysha Hart as Miriam Shephard
- Owen Teale as Peter Knox
- Alex Kingston as Sarah Bishop
- Valarie Pettiford as Emily Mather
- Tom Hughes as Kit Marlowe (Elizabethan era’s English poet, translator, and playwright)
- Michael Jibson as Emperor Rudolf II