A Discovery Of Witches debuted on Sky Network in September 2018. The British TV show is based on the book “All Souls Literary Trilogy” written by Deborah Harken. Since its release, the fantasy drama has gained immense popularity.
A Discovery Of Witches revolves around a historian who finds a bewitched manuscript in a Bodleian library. As she attempts to unravel the secrets in the book, she is dragged back into the world of magic full of vampires, demons, witches, and forbidden love.
With an IMDb rating of 8.1/10 and the Tomatometer at 94%, the show has been a smash hit. Although, it has been 2 years since the first season released. And now the fans are eagerly waiting for season 2 to arrive.
Release Date For Season 2
Deborah Harken’s book is divided into three parts. As per reports, the show is already renewed for seasons 2 and 3. Throughout the first season, the show has kept a decent rating followed by good viewership. As a result, Sky Network immediately renewed the show for a second season. However, there has been NO exact announcement regarding the exact release date of season 2. The second season is likely to release by the end of 2020. Although, it can be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
What To Expect From Season 2?
The show is a bold romantic drama center around a reluctant witch/ historian, Diana. When she discovers a bewitched book in a Bodleian library, she attempts to unravel the mysteries hidden inside. However, she is dragged back into the world of magic full of vampires, demons, witches, and forbidden love.
Harken’ Book consists of three chapters namely:
- A Discovery Of Witches
- Shadow Of Night and
- The Book Of Witches
Therefore, season 2 will follow the second chapter of the book. The show is expected to pick up after the events of season 1. For those who have read the book, you all know what to expect from Season 2. However, those of you who haven’t, don’t worry, we got you covered. Season 2 will likely reveal more details about the life of Diana and Ashmole 782. Time travel for Matthew and a journey of understanding for Diana is something the fans are eagerly looking forward to. Season 2 will indeed try to dig up Matthew’s past as well. The romance between Matthew and Diana will also be explored further in season 2
With no major exits in the previous season, a majority of the cast will reprise their roles in season 2. This is how the cast stands:
- Teresa Palmer as Diana
- Matthew Goode as Matthew
- Edward Bluemel as Ysabeau
- Melina Buska as Satu
- Owen Teale as Peter
- Valerie Pettiford as Emily
- Lindsay Duncan as Marcus
- Daniel Ezra as Nathaniel
- Aisling Loftus as Sophie
In addition to all these, Louise Brealey, Aiysha Hart, Alex Kingston, and Trevor Eve are set to return to the cast as well.
A Discovery Of Witches Season 1 is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video, AMC, and Apple TV