The Wheel of Time has come to the tip of its first set of episodes, with the season finale airing on Christmas Eve on Amazon Prime Video. With the present ending on a sequence of cliffhangers (no spoilers right here), followers have been left questioning if it is getting a Season 2 – and whether it is, when it would air.
The primary season of the fantasy present starring Rosamund Pike was a success. Primarily based on the Robert Jordan novels, it premiered in November, and Amazon stated it was the most-watched premiere of the yr, and certainly one of their prime 5 of all time.
With the primary season being such an enormous hit, the possibilities of a Season 2 appeared excessive – however on the planet of streaming, generally a present can look large, solely to be out of the blue canceled.
Although The Wheel of Time has solely simply completed airing its first season, nevertheless, there’s already some excellent news from Amazon about the way forward for the present.
Has The Wheel of Time Been Renewed for Season 2?
Not solely has The Wheel of Time been renewed for Season 2, however that call was made some months in the past.
Amazon Prime Video ordered Season 2 of the present again in Could 2021 – six months earlier than the present aired on the streaming service.
Showrunner Rafe Judkins stated on the time: “Getting a second season order earlier than the primary season has even premiered is such a vote of confidence within the work we’re doing and the property itself, and we could not be happier to have the ability to proceed to reside and work on the planet Robert Jordan created.”
As of the tip of November (after we final obtained an replace from Amazon), the present was midway by way of filming Season 2. Taking pictures started in Prague within the Czech Republic in July 2021. Meaning capturing is prone to proceed till at the very least March 2022.
What Season 2 has in retailer has been stored underneath wraps, however we do know that one forged member is ready to be swapped out. Barney Harris is leaving as Mat Cauthon (the showrunner declined to touch upon why) and is being changed by Dónal Finn.
When WillSeason 2 Come to Amazon Prime Video?
Up to now, Amazon hasn’t confirmed a Season 2 launch date. Nonetheless, the timeline of the primary season does give us some clues about when to count on it. The primary season completed filming in Could and aired in November, a spot of six months.
Assuming that the present does end filming in March, then we might see Season 2 as early as September 2022. Nonetheless, they might select to attend the same old yr between seasons and maintain out for November 2022.
We’re prone to know extra as soon as filming concludes sooner or later in 2022.
The Wheel of Time‘s first season is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video.