Hulu’s comedy-drama has been renewed for a second season. The streaming service ordered for the second season immediately after the first season, which aired in May 2020. Created by Tony McNamara, creator of the series, The Favourite, the show is loosely based on the life of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. The series has received positive reviews from fans, although Hulu does not release viewing information. Reviewers such as Metacritic delivered a 75% ratings gathered from 30 critics, while Rotten Tomatoes gave a 88% rating from 76 reviewers. The show, a masterpiece that balances between different genres, from comedy to satire to period drama, etc., has been nominated for many awards, including Primetime Emmy Awards.
The Great Season 2 Release Date: When will it air?
Presently, there is no definite air date for the upcoming season of The Great. However, production is starting earnestly; therefore, the second season should possibly air by the first half of the year 2021, baring any setbacks from the global health outlook.
The Great Season 2 Plot: What will happen?
The previous season started with Catherine and Peter’s early marriage. In this season, we saw all Catherine endured, and the season ends with Catherine going forwards with the planned coup to overthrow her husband. There has been no official information or leaks about what the possible plot for the second season of the TV show, but it is expected that the show will follow up from the first season. The star actress of the show believed that the next season would start with both Catherine and Peter will be at closely the same age. Also, Empress Catherine ruled till the later part of her life; therefore there are many storyline that can be pulled from the Empress’s life.
The Great Season 2 Cast: Who will be in?
Cast members for the show include:
- Nicholas Hoult, who stars as Peter III, the mad husband of Catherine.
- Elle Fanning as Catherine the Great.
- Sebastian de Souza played the role of Leo Voronsky, Catherine’s lover who died in the first season.
- Phoebe Fox starred as Marial, Catherine’s maid.
- Sacha Dhawan plays a politician named Orlo.
- Gwilym Lee also plays Grigor, Peter’s right-hand man.
Other cast members include:
- Adam Godley (Powers), Douglas Hodge (Lost in Space), and Belinda Bromilow (Doctor Doctor).
The Great Season 2 Trailer: When can we watch it?
The trailer of the second season has not been published at the time of writing this draft. Here is the trailer for the first season of the TV show, if you haven’t seen it before.
What are your expectations for the second season of the TV show?