A Discovery of Witches is a British TV program based on the All Souls trilogy by Deborah Harkness, produced by Bad Wolf and Sky Productions and has Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Aiysha Hart, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, and Valarie Pettiford as its leading cast. It is named after the first book of the trilogy.
The first series of this TV program premiered on 14 September 2018 with a total of eight episodes. In November 2018, Sky One announced the show’s renewal for the second and third seasons.
Recently it was reported that the second season is expected to be premiered in 2020, but since then there has been no official news regarding any specific release date for the second season. Some sources confirmed that the filming of the second edition has already completed, making way for its release pretty soon.
The audience will get to see more of the original cast including Matthew Goode as Matthew Clairmont, Teresa Palmer as Diana Bishop and many more. It is also known that Tom Huges will be joining the original cast of ‘A Discovery of Witches’ Season two as Kit Marlowe.
There were a lot of setbacks in the year 2018, including online web series on different streaming networks, but there were shows which were simply exceptional. One of them was “A Discovery of Witches.”
It seems that after a year, the show makers have decided to have a 2nd season as the series was based on “All Souls” Trilogy and after the success of the series. It has been confirmed that the filming regarding the completion of the sequel is in progress.
There is no official date for release, or a trailer haven’t announced yet, but the cast has confirmed that the filming is going to start somewhere around July, but it seems that the director has already started to shoot certain scenes by now. So, let’s see when it’s going to be on air.
It seems that the cast is going to remain the same with the addition of Sarah Bishop, Emily Mather, Nathaniel Wilson, Sophie Norman, and with them Tom Hughes. The show seems to be pretty interesting and promising for its viewers.
And also for season 2, the writers of “Doctor Who” and “The Musketeers,” Sarah Dollard and Susie Conkin, are going to come together for it’s the second season along with a good deal of executive producers to make this show look good in every possible way.
As the first season was a huge success, it’s obvious for the fans to expect more than just a lot, but will it be able to stand tall and high among the huge pillars of expectations that’s what going to be the real test for the show-makers.
But then again, as viewers, it’s our duty and helplessness and at the same time to wait as long as the show-makers want you to and hope for the best.
All Soul trilogy based A Discovery of Witches is renewed for 2 more seasons. Here is everything we know about the series.
A Discovery of Witches is based on the All Souls trilogy written by Deborah Harkness. The first season was named after the first book in the trilogy. The series was produced by Bad Wolf and Sky Productions.
The first season of A Discovery of Witches, consisting of 8 episodes was premiered in the UK on Sky One on 14 September 2018. In November 2018, Sky One renewed the series for a second and third series. They will follow the second and third books of the trilogy namely, Shadow of Night and The Book of Life.
A Discovery of Witches features Diana Bishop who is a historian and reluctant witch. She accidentally discovers a bewitched manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library. This forces her back into the world of magic to solve the secrets it contains about magical beings. She receives help from a mysterious geneticist and vampire, Matthew Clairmont.
In spite of age-old mistrust between witches and vampires, they team up to protect the book, solving the mysteries hidden within while dealing with the threats from the creature world.
After the announcement of the series, we can expect the series to come by 2020 itself. The director A Discovery of Witches said that shooting of season 2 will begin in July of this year.
Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmount will be featured in the second season. Along with them Sara Bishop, Owen Teale, Emily Mather will be the part of the series. In addition, some new faces are expected to join in season 2.
The is no official release date confirmed about A Discovery of Witches season 2. We can expect the release of teaser soon after the start of shooting.
The first season revolved around Diana Bishop, a historian and a reluctant witch who discovers a bewitched manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library. This discovery of hers puts her into the world of magic. In this journey of discovery, many new truths were revealed.
Season 2 might involve the story where they are searching for a witch to lead Diana and disclose Matthew’s past. Season two will become more interesting with the introduction of demons and vampires.
It will be interesting to watch the show’s plot to take new turns.
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