His Dark Materials season one may not have made a giant splash within the US, nevertheless it was huge for the BBC, and that hugeness is throughout footage of the present’s second season, that includes air balloon chases, sci-fi units, and even a creepy mud monster.
The second season — launched into pre-production earlier than the primary aired in November 2019 — will deal with the second e book in Phillip Pullman’s bestselling trilogy, The Subtle Knife. In the e book, Lyra (performed by Logan’s Daphne Keen) ventures to her first world past her personal, and meets one other dimensional traveler, the younger Will Parry (Amir Wilson), who turns into her companion for the remainder of the collection. As Lyra’s future is intertwined with the Golden Compass, Will’s is to own the Subtle Knife, a blade so sharp it will possibly carve doorways between worlds.
Meanwhile, it looks as if the tv adaptation will probably be filling out the season with numerous goings on between the grownup characters of the His Dark Materials books, as they put together for a inter-dimensional battle on … checks notes … God. Returning characters will embody Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson), Lord Boreal (Ariyon Bakare), and Lee Scoresby (Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda), in addition to new characters John Parry (Andrew Scott), Ruta Skadi (Jade Anouka), and Dr. Mary Malone (Simone Kirby).
His Dark Materials season 2 will premiere on HBO and HBOMax in November.