“The Wheel Of Time turns, and ages come and pass leaving memories that become legends. Legend fades to myth & even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again.”
The Dark One is rising while Aes Sedai is searching for the Dragon Reborn, who’s destined to save the world or break it even more. The Wheel of Time is serving us some high fantasy, action-drama television series based on the same-name novel by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. The series is known for exploring the prophecy or destiny, no matter how many times people denied it. Moreover, we loved the representation of light and dark forces, conflicts, and moral dilemmas.
As we know the series has been loved by several, and the patient fans are getting impatient now. It’s no surprise the demand for the series is so high, considering the attention it grabbed in the first season. So, to give satisfaction to the fandom, let’s talk about The Wheel Of Time Season 2.
When can we expect The Wheel Of Time Season 2 release?
Allow us to give a little historical background before disclosing the predicted date. On April 20, 2017, Sony Pictures Television with Red Eagle Entertainment and Radar Pictures, announced the adaptation of the series while the series released its first episode on November 19, 2021. The popularity grew with each passing episode & finally, the last episode aired on December 24, 2021. The series had, “the greatest average audience demand in the US in the first 30 days after its premiere of any new series” in 2021.
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However, Amazon was ahead of us and renewed the second season on May 20, 2021. After which, we have been waiting for the season release date. If you aren’t aware, the filming for the second season began on July 19, 2021, and concluded in February 2022. The series requires massive post-production work, & that’s the reason why the series has been delayed. Tho’s the good news is we can expect The Wheel Of Time Season 2 Release in autumn 2023.
Who’ll be joining the cast of The Wheel Of Time Season 2?
With more than 4.91 billion viewing minutes, the fans have become restless after waiting for so long. As the showrunner, Rafe Judkins has mentioned there are lots of VFX work that needs to be done. Imagine the struggle of the cast and crew who have to visualize everything. The struggle of the main cast is now going to be borne by some new members too!
The new cast joining is:
- Jay Duffy as Dane Bornhold, a high-ranking officer of the Children of the Light
- Rima Te Wiata as Sheriam Bayalar, an influential Aes Sedai of the Blue Ajah.
- Ragga Ragnars as Bain, the other sister with whom Chaid will be bonded
- Maja Simonsen as Chaid, a Maiden of the Spear of the Stones Rover Sept of the Goshien Aiel.
These are some new characters that we know will be joining along with Natasha O’Keeffe and Meera Syal whose characters are yet to be known( one of them is Elayne Trakand, tho’ the info isn’t disclosed). Keeping them aside our main cast will be returning however with some minor changes. Barney Harris will not return to the series as troubled Mat Cauthon, the role will recreate by Donal Finn. The role of Ingtar will is changed to Lord Yakota now.
The Wheel Of Time Season 2 Episode Count:
As we are aware, The Wheel Of Time Season 2 will include eight episodes while the title of the first episode is disclosed, “A Taste of Solitude”. Apart from them all we know:
- The first episode was written by Amanda Kate Shuman.
- The second episode was written by Katherine B.McKenna
- The third episode was written by John McCutcheon
- The fourth episode was written by Dave Hill
- The fifth episode was written by Rohit Kuman
- The sixth episode was written by Rammy Park
The final episode’s information is fully confidential and all we can do is keep up the hype of waiting for our favorite series to return. Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below!