FoCC Reactor: The worlds will collide in Season 2 of His Dark Materials


The first season of His Dark Materials was exciting and wondrous capped off with a nail-biting cliffhanger. HBO and BBC released details and the trailer for the upcoming second season of this series. In terms of cast news, Dafne Keen (“Lyra”), Ruth Wilson (“Mrs Coulter”), Ariyon Bakare (“Lord Boreal”), Amir Wilson (“Will”) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Lee Scoresby”) will all return. New for season two will be Andrew Scott (“John Parry”), Jade Anouka (“Ruta Skadi”), and Simone Kirby (“Dr. Mary Malone”).

The trailer (below) gives us an early glimpse at the mysterious city of Cittàgaze as well as other footage to tease some of the events which will occur in season two including Lyra finally meeting Will. From there the two will learn about their destinies and the possibility of Will having a reunion with his father. Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson) will on the hunt to find Lyra in the upcoming season and it will be interesting to understand more of her motivations and plans for Lyra.

His Dark Materials is available on HBO and to stream on HBO Max.


Kevin aka "DRWHO42" watches a lot of TV and avoids spoilers like the plague. He is an avid Whovian, Trekker, fanboy, gamer, traveler, planner, self-professed gym rat, and Starbucks espresso loyalist. When not plotting out his schedule for the next tent-pole movie or watching his favorite shows he is on the hunt for pop-culture TV & Movie media news. More importantly he is a frequent attendee of San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) and New York Comic Con (NYCC). Follow him on Twitter @kevinDW42 @FoCCBlog

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