World on Fire Season 2: Is there a sequel to the British War Drama?
The British war drama series “World on Fire” started airing on the BBC One channel on September 29, 2019. Executive producers of the show include Lucy Richer, Damien Timmer, and Helen Ziegler. The series was written by Peter Bowker. Has the production team planned to release its second season? This article can let you know if the season is renewed or not and the plot and cast details as well.
Is there a second season for “World on Fire”?
After the first season of BBC One’s World on Fire came out almost three years ago, fans might have thought the show would never come back. But there’s good news: filming has finally begun on the show’s long-awaited second season, as per the reports from Premiere Date.
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The BBC said that the new season is already being made, and they shared a photo of Jonah Hauer-King in his role as Harry. In a statement, World on Fire creator Peter Bowker said that “a certain pandemic” was to blame for the “long wait” between seasons but that it made the “beginning of filming especially exciting.”
Filming has begun on series two of #WorldOnFire – with @mark_bonnar, @ahadrazamir & @greggsulkin joining the cast 👇https://t.co/EmYRkXKFsg pic.twitter.com/qcV6SN90x6
— BBC Press Office (@bbcpress) July 14, 2022
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Plot of “World on Fire” Season 2
According to Collider, the six new episodes, written by creator Peter Bowker, Rachel Bennette, and Matt Jones, tell the story of World War II from the point of view of regular people whose lives have been turned upside down by the war. They were made by Mammoth Screen for the BBC and Masterpiece.
Viewers will be carried across the European theatre once more, this time to occupied France and Nazi Germany. However, the struggle in North Africa will introduce viewers to a new style of conflict, as British troops, Indian Sappers, and Australian Diggers all fight together against the Axis forces.
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Cast Details of the Series
As per reports from BBC, Lesley Manville is back as Robina, and Hauer-King is back as Harry. Julia Brown is back as Lois, Zofia Wichlacz is back as Kasia, Blake Harrison is back as Stan, Eugénie Derouand is back as Henriette, Eryk Biedunkiewicz is back as Jan, and Cel Spelman is back as Joe. No one knows for sure if some of the other big names from the last season, like Helen Hunt, will be back. This time, some new people will join the war effort. Mark Bonnar (Guilt, Line of Duty) will play Sir James Danemere, while Ahad Raza Mir (Resident Evil, Hum Tum) and Gregg Sulkin (Runaways, Pretty Smart) will play Rajib and David. There will be more casting news for the show in the future.