1899 Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?

1899 Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?
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Will we see more of this epic period mystery-horror drama series? Continue reading to learn more about 1899 Season 2. 

If you recall this quote by Maura Franklin, “They’re all running away from something. Why else would someone want to go somewhere different?” then there is definitely a lot to look forward to in this series. As the first season ends on a potentially explorable storyline, this has led to much speculation among the viewers about whether the show will get an early renewal or not. Given how the network has recently renewed a slew of shows, there is a chance it might expand its catalog of original movies and shows.

Additionally, on Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds a 75% approval rating based on 12 reviews, with an average rating of 7.20/10. On Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, the series has a score of 66 out of 100 based on eight critic reviews, indicating “generally favorable reviews.” These ratings alone are remarkable, which might lead to a renewal for the second season much sooner than you anticipated. So, if you’re wondering the same thing, then you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve compiled a summary of everything you need to know about the current status of the series. Here’s everything we know about Netflix’s 1899 Season 2. 

1899 Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?

Is 1899 Season 2 renewed by Netflix?

As of November 2022, the network has yet to announce the second season of 1899 formally. Given that the show just finished its first season a few hours ago, any news or updates about a potential second-season renewal seem far too soon for any major network to make such significant statements in such a short period of time. 

Hence, in the meantime, fans should wait for Netflix to formally verify and acknowledge this information in the coming days. As we understand your anticipation of knowing what’s next in the tale, you should know that the network may assess its performance and reception before renewing the series for future seasons. Take a look at some of the tweets by the fans demanding the renewal of the series below:

1899 Season 2 Expected Release Date and Time Slot

The series has not been formally verified by the network, the prospective premiere date has yet to be acknowledged, and the status is neither here nor there. If the show is renewed in a couple of weeks, just like the prior season, we can predict that the potential release date might happen sometime around November 2023.

As the first season also has a similar premiere time as other shows on the streaming service, which is 12:00 a.m. (PT) or 3:00 a.m. (ET). In order to receive updates on when 1899 Season 2 premieres on Netflix, interested viewers can also enable notifications. Until then, fans should keep a close eye on the social media handles of the show to learn about any new updates.

1899 Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?

1899 Season 2 Potential Plot

The series is expected to continue and explore the plotline further from the first season, which states that, 1899 follows the mysterious circumstances around the voyage of an immigrant ship from Europe to New York. The passengers, all of different backgrounds and nationalities, are united by their hopes and dreams for a new century and future. When they discover a second ship adrift, one which had been missing for months, their journey takes an unexpected turn. What they find on board will turn their passage to the promised land into a nightmare-like riddle, connecting each of the passengers’ pasts through a web of secrets.

In addition to this, co-creator Jantje Friese told Deadline they’re planning to make multiple seasons of 1899 if the first one is received well, quote, “In terms of how long 1899 might run, Friese says the pair are trying their best to make it a multi-season show but notes that “it depends on the viewers,” as well as Netflix. The season is also expected to continue from the finale episode, “The Key,” in which the viewers get to see that, Maura tells the passengers an unbelievable truth. Then, their memories shift and Daniel changes a code. Maura faces an unexpected reality.

1899 Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?

1899 Season 2 Cast and Crew

The series is created by Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar. The staff writing team comprised writers of different nationalities including Emma Ko from Hong Kong and the UK, Coline Abert from France, Jerome Bucchan-Nelson from the UK, Juliana Lima Dehne from Brazil and the US, Joshua Long from the US, Darío Madrona from Spain, and Emil Nygaard Albertsen from Denmark.

If renewed for a second season some of the international cast from around the world as seen in the first season are expected to reprise their roles which are as follows Emily Beecham, Aneurin Barnard, Andreas Pietschmann, Miguel Bernardeau, Maciej Musial, Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen, Rosalie Craig, Clara Rosager, Maria Erwolter, Yann Gael, Mathilde Ollivier, José Pimentão, Isabella Wei, Gabby Wong, Jonas Bloquet, Fflyn Edwards, Alexandre Willaume and Anton Lesser. 

Some of the recurring cast members of the series who are also expected to reprise their roles are as follows Vida Sjørslev as Ada, Krester and Tove’s sister, Alexander Owen as Landon, Ben Ashenden as Darrel, Richard Hope as Dr. Reginald Murray, Joshua Jaco Seelenbinder as Eugen, Niklas Maienschein as Wilhelm, a crewman on the Kerberos, Jónas Alfreð Birkisson as Einar, and Heidi Toini as Bente. 

1899 Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?

1899 Season 2 Episodes

Although the exact number of episodes for 1899 Season 2 has yet to be announced, if the series is renewed, we can expect at least 8 episodes with a runtime of 50 minutes, similar to the previous season. The number of episodes may vary depending on the theme that the show wishes to convey to the audience if this is the final season. We recommend that viewers be patient and stream the first season which has the following episodes: 

Episode 1: The Ship: Maura helps a pregnant woman. The captain makes a brave decision after receiving a message from a lost ship – and discovers something mind-bending.

Episode 2: The Boy: The captain experiences unexplainable flashbacks. A strange man follows Maura to her cabin where a boy is hiding. A bug leads to a tragedy on deck.

Episode 3: The Fog: A girl and other passengers suffer a terrible fate. Olek frees Ling Yi from a box. The captain makes a discovery that challenges his trust in Maura.

Episode 4: The Fight: Several crew members and passengers search the ship for the boy after locking up the captain, Olek, Jérôme, and Ramiro. Krester’s secret is revealed.

Episode 5: The Calling: Maura has terrible flashbacks and makes a shocking move. A sound leads some passengers to jump overboard. Maura makes a discovery about her father.

Episode 6: The Pyramid: Tove has scary flashbacks and wants to kill the boy. Daniel follows Maura and the captain into a strange place. Maura’s father appears with a message.

Episode 7: The Storm: Daniel asks Maura for something she doesn’t understand. Olek and Ling Yi steer the ship before a tragedy occurs. Elliot’s identity comes to light.

Episode 8: The Key: Maura tells the passengers an unbelievable truth. Then, their memories shift and Daniel changes a code. Maura faces an unexpected reality.

Take a look at the 2:31 minutes official trailer for the first season which states, “On their journey across the vast and treacherous Atlantic Ocean, the passengers of the Kerberos encounter the biggest mystery of their lives. Welcome to 1899, a deeply immersive new series from the creators of Dark. Full of hope for a better future, passengers aboard a ship to the New World sail into a nightmare when they find a second vessel adrift on the open sea.”  

1899 Season 2: Where to stream the episodes?

The series will be available exclusively on Netflix, with all previous episodes also accessible on the streaming platform with a range of membership options. The video quality and quantity of screens you can use to stream Netflix simultaneously depend on your chosen package. You can play mobile games and stream movies and shows at no additional cost with any of their services. So, it is time for you to renew your membership plans, stream the series, and explore another genre of series and movies from the massive catalog that the streaming service offers to its members based on location. 

Catch up on the previous season while you wait for more 1899 Season 2 updates.