After the success of popular TV series Arthdal Chronicles, fans are waiting for season 2 of the series. The K-drama rose to popularity in South Korea and other countries after it was released on Netflix in June 2019. After about eight months, the show’s renewal was announced in February 2020. Studio Dragon announced that the Filming for Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 could begin this year.
Unfortunately, the production was put on hold due to the pandemic and Netflix dropped Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 from its 2021 lineup. Also, it changed format as they cannot shoot overseas.
But now, multiple outlets are reporting that Netflix’s Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 may start filming soon.
In February 2022, it was announced that Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 is set to release in early 2023 along with a webtoon and MMORPG. Screenwriters Kim Young-hyun and Park Sang-yeon will be in charge of the script for Season 2 after Season 1 while the second season will be helmed by The Great Battle director Kim Kwang-sik. The site is currently under construction in preparation for Season 2 and filming should begin very soon.
Additionally, according to a report from Soompi released on February 21, Studio Dragon has confirmed that they are “preparing for the drama ‘Arthdal Chronicles 2’ with the aim of filming this year. The cast, airing schedule and platform have not yet been confirmed.”
Although the creators are tight-lipped about the production, they have already confirmed earlier that the series will return with all of its main characters.
Viewers can see the journey through to its end. They can see who will become the first king of the land of Arth. Viewers will see the return of the main cast of Arthdal Chronicles Season 2.
After the release of the first season, the series received lower than expected ratings, relative to its massive budget, but the first episode received ratings of 6.7% and peaked at 8%. However, it hit high ratings on June 9, 2019, with its fourth episode, earning an average rating of 7.7% nationwide, an increase of 1.3% from the previous night. The episode peaked at 8.9% nationally.
Arthdal Chronicles has been praised for its interesting storyline and unique setting, tackling topics such as the meaning of a tribe, covenant, and nation, as well as religion.
Arthdal Chronicles Season 2 has no official release date. Stay tuned to Devdiscourse for the latest updates on the South Korean drama series.
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