What is the current status of The Nevers Season 1 Part 2? Here’s everything we know so far.
The Nevers is an HBO science fiction drama television series produced by Joss Whedon. The series is set in Victorian London and follows The Touched, a group of people, usually women, who unexpectedly display anomalous talents. Amalia True, a secretive and quick-witted widow, and her closest friend Penance Adair, a genius inventor, are among them. Since the conclusion of The Nevers Season 1 Part 1, fans have been speculating about the forthcoming release dates and plotlines of the much-anticipated Part 2 of the show.
As the last episode ended on a massive cliffhanger, it appears that the characters and story are upping the stakes even higher for the final season, which is exciting to look forward to. So, we’ve got you covered with some of the most recent series updates. All you need to know about the latest potential release date and new cast members are listed down below, which will help you get ready for the upcoming episodes of this science fiction drama television series.
Will there be The Nevers Season 1 Part 2?
Yes, The Nevers Season 1 will be returning to your television screen for part two. The first season is set to consist of 12 episodes, split into two six-episode parts. At first, the second half is expected to debut sometime in late 2022, but with months passing, it is reported that Part Two will be released in February 2023. Only time will tell when the series will release on HBO, and HBO Max, as no updates have been released as of October 7, 2022.
The network has aired all the episodes of the first part, which ended on May 16, 2021, which are able to stream on the streaming platform. The official Instagram handle of The Nevers also shared the news among their followers, quoting, “True power awaits. Stream #TheNevers Season 1 Part One now on @hbomax.” Take a look at the official post below.
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The Nevers Season 1 Part 2 Plot
In the Nevers, Victorian London is rocked to its foundations by a supernatural event that gives certain people — mostly women — abnormal abilities, from the wondrous to the disturbing. But no matter their particular “turns,” all who belong to this new underclass are in grave danger. It falls to mysterious, quick-fisted widow Amalia True (Laura Donnelly) and brilliant young inventor Penance Adair (Ann Skelly) to protect and shelter these gifted “orphans.” To do so, they will have to face the brutal forces determined to annihilate their kind.
The next part of the season is expected to continue from the last episode of part one, True, which was released on May 16, 2021. The episode is directed by Zetna Fuentes and written by Jane Espenson. In the episode, the viewers got to see that, Sometime in the future, a troop of soldiers from the Planetary Defense Coalition (PDC) entrusted with safeguarding the Galanthi from another human party known as the Free Life Army discovers the last Galanthi sheltering in a research base.
The Galanthi is an extraterrestrial civilization that arrived in the not-too-distant past via a gateway to offer humanity technology capable of healing a damaged Earth. A skirmish in the base frees the Galanthi and kills a large number of PDC troops. As a result of the final Galanthi’s departure, one of the last surviving troops, Zephyr, commits himself. As it departs, the Galanthi takes her soul and exits via a portal. Amalia, known as Molly, works at a bakery in 1890s London and marries Thomas True but drowns just as the Galanthi swoop above.
Zephyr awakens in an institution and finds herself in Molly’s body, taking on her identity. She befriends Maladie (then known as Sarah) as Amalia but betrays her to the Hague to avoid committing herself. She begins gathering information on the Touched by Horatio and is finally asked by Lavinia to oversee the orphanage. Amalia returns to the orphanage in the current day, just like Penance did. She chooses to tell the orphanage after exposing her actual name to Penance.
The Nevers Season 1 Part 2 Episodes
The season was supposed to contain ten episodes. However, production was halted due to the COVID-19 epidemic during the fifth episode. Shooting resumed in September when the fifth and sixth episodes were completed. Moreover, HBO and HBO Max chief content officer Casey Bloys explains: “There was kind of a natural narrative break at six. So that was the thought then was to air six episodes. So at least we had something to put out there for subscribers and fans.”
The season was later split into two sections, each with six episodes. The series premiere generated more than 1.4 million viewers across linear and digital platforms on Sunday night, making it the biggest launch for an HBO Max original series. Filming for the season’s second half, from episodes 7 to 12, began on June 29, 2021, and ended on December 18, 2021.
Originally scheduled for 2022, the second installment has been pushed back to the first quarter of 2023, presumably in February 2023. We’d also like to point out that, as of October 7, 2022, the exact episode titles and synopsis for the upcoming episodes cannot be confirmed as these details will be released once the premiere dates draw in close on a weekly basis. In the meantime, we suggest that the viewers should catch up on the first six episodes of part one, which are as follows:
- Episode 1: Touched – April 11, 2021
- Episode 2: Exposure – April 18, 2021
- Episode 3: Ignition – April 25, 2021
- Episode 4: Undertaking – May 2, 2021
- Episode 5: Hanged – May 9, 2021
- Episode 6: True – May 16, 2021
The Nevers Season 1 Official Trailer
The official trailer 2:43 minutes of the series from HBO was released on YouTube, which reflects, “In the last years of Victoria’s reign, London is beset by the “Touched”: people — mostly women — who manifest abnormal abilities. Among them are Amalia True, a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair, a brilliant young inventor. As they face the forces of … well, pretty much all the forces, they fight to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.” Take a look at the trailer below:
Catch up on the previous episodes of Part 1 while you wait for The Nevers Part 2 to premiere on HBO and HBO Max.