Netflix has renewed “Fate: The Winx Saga” for season 2. The second season will be having 8-episodes, which is two more than the 6-episode season one.
Brian Young (The Vampire Diaries, Kyle XY) will return as showrunner and executive producer with Judy Counihan and Kris Thykier of Archery Pictures (Riviera, The State). Straffi also executive produces.
Announcing the second season young said, “The six episodes in season one only scratched the surface of this incredibly rich world and the powerful fairies who inhabit it. As Bloom’s story continues to evolve, I can’t wait for you to learn even more about Aisha, Stella, Terra, and Musa! And you never know who might show up at Alfea next term.”
The series leading cast includes Abigail Cowen, Danny Griffin, Hannah van der Westhuysen, Elisha Applebaum, Freddie Thorp, Precious Mustapha, Eliot Salt, Sadie Soverall, and Eve Best.
The cast set to reprise their roles includes Abigail Cowen as the Fairy of the Dragon Flame, Hannah van der Westhuysen as the light-bending Solaria Guardian Fairy, Precious Mustapha as the Fairy of Waves, Eliot Salt as an earth fairy, and Elisha Applebaum as a mind fairy. Additional casting for season two will be announced at a later date.
Fate: The Winx Saga is a live-action reimagining of the Italian cartoon Winx Club from Iginio Straffi. The show follows the coming-of-age journey of five unlikely friends attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their magical powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.
Winx Club was created and produced in Italy in 2004 by Iginio Straffi, founder and CEO of Rainbow Group. After its launch, It has become one of the most successful animated series globally and one of the first Italian series to be sold in the US.
In 2016, Netflix globally and exclusively released two seasons of World of Winx, a spinoff from the successful Winx Club, which has been popular with audiences around the world.
“Fate: The Winx Saga” premiered globally on Jan. 22, 2021. Production for its second season will begin later this year in Ireland.
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