Get ready to indulge in some mystery series with the return of Netflix’s Katla. The Icelandic sci-fi mystery series that was released this year is expected to return with a season 2. The series was produced in Iceland for Netflix. The series is produced by renowned Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar kormakur. Season one showcased the mysterious subglacial secrets, but a lot more is left to cover, which leaves vast scope for the possibility of season two. Here is everything about the new release.
Katla Season 2: Release Date
Katla season one was premiered on Netflix on June 17, 2021. The first season featured eight episodes with a run time of 45 minutes. As of now, no official confirmation has been provided regarding the renewal or cancellation of Katla season 2.
However, with season 1 ending on a cliffhanger, the chances are high that the series would be renewed for season 2. The creator of the show Baltasar Kormakur has been working on the project for a long time which indicates that only part of the substantial story was released in season 1. This fact increases the stakes for the possibility of season 2. If the show is given the green light, then the chances are that season two would begin filming by 2022 and will be released sometime in 2023.
Katla season 2: Cast
Season one of the series featured Guorun Yr Eyfjoro, Ingvar Sigurdsson, and Aliette Opheim in the titular roles. The show featured Guorun essaying the role of Grima, Ingvar as Thor Grima’s father, and Aliette as Gunhild’s the love interest for Thor.
The other cast includes Iris Tanja flygenring as Asa, Bjorn Thors as Darri, Birgitta Birgisdottir as Rakel, Hlynur Haroarson, Porsteinn Bachmann as Gisli and Solveigh Arnardottir as Magnea. If the series makes a, comeback chances are that most of the actors would be making a comeback. As the show features the dead coming back to life, expectations are that the characters also might be brought back to lives. This means that fans would witness Asa and Mikael returning in their respective roles. Sources have it that along with the old characters, new actors would be joining the team.
Katla Season 2: Plot
Katla season one showed the story of life in the town of Vik after the subglacial volcano Katla’s eruption. The peace of the town is disrupted, and the people are made to evacuate the area as ice near the volcano begins to melt. The people remaining in the town provide community service to the needy.
Despite the beauty of the town, unseen things happen as mysterious elements that have been frozen in the glacier since prehistoric times start to emerge from the melted ice. Season one ended with humanoids appearing as a result of meteor dying. In the characters, Mikael is drowned while Asa and Grima’s doppelganger commit suicide. Additionally, Bjorn is seen living with Thor, and policeman Gisli is left alone. Season 1 ended with shadowy ash-covered figures descending from the glacier and moving towards the town. Season 2 would show the town being raided by the humanoids who happen to be copies of the deceased ones. The new season would explore the reason behind the reversal of death. Also, the mystery behind the subterranean meteor would be resolved in season two.
While you wait for season 2, in the meantime you can watch the first season available for streaming on Netflix.