It looks like Santa is coming a little early this year with His Dark Materials Season 2. The debut season of the show got a great response. Moreover, the fans were delighted to know there is more. His Dark Materials is coming back with its second season, and the audience couldn’t be happier.
His Dark Materials is a fantasy drama by BBC One and HBO. It is based on the works of Philip Pullam. The first season was inspired by the first book of the trilogy titled The Northern Lights. It is published as The Golden Compass in North America. The story is about a young brave girl Lyra. It mainly focuses on her discovering the dark secrets and mysterious substance called Dust. Further because of the appreciation the first season received, HBO is also looking at the possibility of making more seasons. Here is everything you need to know about His Dark Materials Season 2!
What Tandberg Has To Say About The Upcoming Season?
In a recent interview, the show’s cast, Joe Tandberg, spilled some beans. Tandberg says the story tries to portray the book in the best way possible. He further adds that the books are brilliant.
Moreover, Season 2 will be based on the second book of the trilogy. Tandberg will be returning as Lorek Byrnison for the new season. However, in the book, there no real appearance of Byrnison. Although there are multiple mentions of the character. Further, Tandberg’s appearance depends on how the role is brought to life in the new sequel.
What Is Going To Happen In The Next Season?
Some of the plot details for the new season are given in the previous season itself. Season two is based on the second book of the series named The Subtle Knife.
In the upcoming season, Lyra, with her friend Will is going to continue the investigation into the Dark for her father. Moreover, Magisterium will also be playing a significant role in the sequel. Fans await the adventures Lyra will face in the new season.
His Dark Materials Season 2: Difference Between The Series And Books
The debut season of His Dark Materials is mainly from the first book of the trilogy, Northern Lights. However, the screenwriter Jack Throne took some instances from the second book, ‘The Subtle Knife’ as well.
Throne brought the changes, which made the depiction even better — one of the significant changes in the power of Magisterium. In books, Gobblers and Mrs. Coulter are the lead antagonists. However, in the series, Magisterium is a bigger and more powerful organization.
Moreover, the Alethiometer is different than the one in books. It has a different shape and operates by voice control. In Addition to that, the Introduction of Will Parry is also one of the most significant changes. Will and his world are a part of the second book. However, in the debut season itself, Will is identified in the universe. In the forthcoming season as well, fans can expect some of the diversion from the original books.
His Dark Materials Season 2: Release Date
Even before the premiere of its debut season, the series got renewed for a second chapter. His dark materials season 2 will contain eight episodes. Moreover, the production for the upcoming season is going in full swing. The show will be completing its filming by September 2020. The show star, Joe Tandberg, announced that the second installment will premiere before Christmas.