A Discovery of Witches, which first premiered on 14 September 2018, on Sky One, gained a lot of popularity immediately after its release. It comprised eight episodes in total, with each of the episodes running for about 45 minutes. Adapted from the All Souls trilogy by Deborah Harkness, this British TV series stars Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Aiysha Hart, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, and Valarie Pettiford in the lead roles. A Discovery of Witches has been critically acclaimed for its fresh storyline and the splendid performance by the cast and has been nominated for several prestigious awards.
When Will A Discovery of Witches Season 2 Release?
Well, the series has renewed for two consecutive seasons, which are set to go live in the upcoming years. The makers have confirmed the renewal and are expecting the second season to launch in January 2021. Season 2 will be consist of ten episodes. The sequels will be based on the second and third books of the trilogy, Shadow of Night and The Book of Life. The filming of the upcoming sequel had begun earlier this year. They had gratefully wrapped up before COVID-19 hit the earth. The entertainment industry, severely affected due to the ongoing pandemic. A lot of production has been put on hold due to the same. We are glad that A Discovery of Witches season 2 is not one of them. The fans are looking forward to celebrating the beginning of the new year with some witches and vampires!
Who Will Return As The Cast?
One can rest assured about the lead roles from the previous season to make a comeback in the sequel. Teresa Palmer, expected to return as Diana Bishop, and Matthew Goode to feature as Matthew Clairmont yet again. Other than that, one may also get to see Edward Bluemel as Marcus Whitmore, and Louise Brealey as Gillian Chamberlain. Although the makers have not confirmed any new faces. But according to resources, Tom Huges and Michael Jibson might be on board for the upcoming season. They will be playing the roles of Kit Marlowe and Emperor Rudolf II, respectively. The team may also feature Steven Cree as Gallowglass De Clermont and James Purefoy as Philippe De Clermont.
We are hoping to hear more from the makers regarding the cast and the plot of the sequel, and we will update here as soon as we get further information.