After a heartbreaking Season 1 finale, what’s next for Prince Wilhelm and Simon?
Season one of the international hit Netflix Original Young Royals premiered on July 1, 2021, and it was an instant hit with the general public and LGBTQ+ community, leading to a huge fan base. The six-episode Swedish drama Young Royals follows a closeted Prince Wilhelm (Edvin Ryding) as he finds himself sole heir to the throne after his brother’s death. He is forced into a new boarding school called Hillerska after a viral video of him fighting in a nightclub does the rounds. As he navigates his royal duties and teenage life’s messiness, the story continues.
Here’s everything you need to know about Young Royals Season 2:
When will Young Royals Season 2 release?
Young Royals has been renewed for Season 2! 👑 pic.twitter.com/F64PierQ6z
— Netflix (@netflix) September 22, 2021
On September 22, two months after the first season’s premiere, Netflix officially confirmed the renewal of Young Royals for season 2. Netflix’s LGBTQ+ account “Most” also tweeted: “Young Royals Season 2, lets goooooo” alongside a video of the cast confirming that Young Royals is coming back for a second season. The streaming service hasn’t announced an official release date yet. According to predictions, fans will have to wait until mid-2022 for Season 2.
YOUNG ROYALS SEASON 2 LETS GOOOOO pic.twitter.com/CsOv2d4CAu
— Most (@Most) September 22, 2021
Young Royals Season 2 cast: Who’s in it?
All the series regulars are expected to return, except for Ivar Forslin. Ivar Forsin, who plays Prince Wilhelm’s older brother, Crown Prince Erik, died in a car accident in episode three. Other cast members include Edvin Ryding as Prince Wilhelm, Omar Rudberg as Simon, Malte Gårdinger as August, Frida Argento as Sara, Nikita Uggla as Felice, Pernilla August as Queen Kristina of Sweden, Nathalie Varli as Madison, and Carmen Gloria Pérez as Linda. Considering it’s a coming-of-age show, Netflix is likely to add some fresh faces too, as it always does.
Young Royals Season 2 Plot: What will be the plot for season 2?
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In the final moments of Season 1 of Young Royals, Edvin Ryding’s Prince Willhelm broke the fourth wall and stared straight at the camera. It seemed to be a key moment in which Wilhelm became fully aware of all the public attention yet stayed determined to change his life. In the last scene of the finale, Wilhelm apologizes to Simon and says, “I love you,” before driving away and the two boys embrace. Season one dealt with the aftereffects of Wilhelm and Simon’s sex tape, which was released in August. Now that Wilhelm knows who is behind the sex tape incident, the question is how things will continue with August after the betrayal.
Young Royals Season 2: How many episodes will there be in Season 2?
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The first season premiered with a total of 6 episodes, but most Netflix originals now have 8 episodes at least. So we are expecting the same pattern for the Young Royals.
Where can you watch Young Royals Season 2?
Young Royals Season 2 will be exclusively available on Netflix. You can catch up with the next installment by watching season one, currently streaming on Netflix.