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Season 2 of the web television series The Wheel of Time was officially announced on May 20, 2021.[1][2] The season will consist of eight episodes.[3][4]

Synopsis[]

An official synopsis for season 2 has not yet been released.

Episodes[]

# Title Writer Director First aired
1 A Taste of Solitude Amanda Kate Shuman tba tba
2 tba tba tba tba
3 tba tba tba tba
4 tba tba tba tba
5 tba tba tba tba
6 tba tba tba tba
7 tba tba tba tba
8 tba tba tba tba

Writers, episodes unconfirmed:

Directors, episodes unconfirmed:

Unconfirmed directors:

Cast and characters[]

Confirmed[]

Starring:

Confirmed returning cast:

Confirmed new cast members:

Confirmed new characters:

Unconfirmed[]

Unconfirmed returning cast:

Unconfirmed new cast members, their role indicated on their CV:

Unconfirmed new cast members, otherwise publicly revealed:

Unconfirmed new cast members, otherwise reported:

  • Marie-France Alvarez as Celestin Eguilera[25]
  • Laia Costa as Magdelena[32]
  • Laura Crowhurst as unknown[40]
  • Elena Fokina as sul'dam[38]
  • Haruka Kuroda as Min's Aunt[40]
  • Will Tudor as Barthanes Damodred[40]
  • You-Ri Yamanaka as Min's Aunt[35]

Unconfirmed new cast members, based on possible connections to production:

  • Adrian Bouchet as unknown[38]
  • Natasha Jayahendry as unknown[40]
  • Karima McAdams as Selene[37]
  • Ragga Ragnars as unknown[20]
  • Maja Simonsen as unknown[38]

Unconfirmed new characters:

  • TBA as Gawyn Trakand[41]
  • TBA as Suroth Sabelle Meldarath[25]

Production[]

On November 13, 2019, Rafe Judkins revealed that work had begun on writing season two.[42] On April 18, 2020, Judkins stated in a virtual convention panel that his team would "have all eight scripts going into prep for season two", again confirming that season 2 is being worked on.[3] On April 28, 2021, Deadline reported that filming for season 2 was to begin immediately after season 1.[43]

On May 19, 2021, the season two premiere episode title page was posted to the official Twitter account, but quickly deleted. On May 20, 2021, it was officially announced on social media and by Deadline that the series was renewed for its second season.[2][44]

On September 15, 2021, it was announced that Sanaa Hamri joined the second season as an executive producer and director of half of the season.[6]

Casting[]

On September 20, 2021, it was announced that Dónal Finn has been tapped to portray Mat Cauthon, replacing Barney Harris, who played the role in the first season, the recasting's reasons are unknown.[8] On October 8, 2021, Rafe Judkins announced during the series’ panel at New York Comic Con that Ceara Coveney, Natasha O'Keeffe and Meera Syal joined the second season as series regulars.[16] On December 6, 2021, it was announced that Guy Roberts, Arnas Fedaravicius and Gregg Chillingirian were set for recurring roles.[13]

Principal photography[]

Filming began on July 19, 2021.[5] On November 24, 2021, Amazon announced that season 2 was halfway through filming.[45] Principal photography wrapped in Morocco on May 3, 2022.[46] Principal photography for season 2 was officially confirmed wrapped on May 18, 2022.[47]

Filming took place in at least three countries:

  • Czech Republic
    • Jordan Studios in Prague is the primary studio location
  • Morocco[48]
    • Essaouira[48]
    • Dakhla[49]
    • Ouarzazate - Fint Oasis, the Jerusalem set in CLA Studios, and Barrage El Mansour Eddahbi[50][51]
    • Marrakech[50][51]
  • Italy[52]

Gallery[]

Promotional images[]


Behind the scenes images[]

Videos[]

Season 2, Official Behind the Scenes Look
San Diego Comic Con, July 21, 2022
JordanCon - Q&A with the cast and crew
April 22, 2022

Notes/Trivia[]

  • The second season will predominantly focus on the events of the second and third books, The Great Hunt Booklink.svg (book spoilers!) and The Dragon Reborn Booklink.svg (book spoilers!).[53]
  • The Aiel and Seanchan will feature more prominently this season.[53][54]
  • At JordanCon 2022, Rafe Judkins teased Season 2 in five words as "we are going to Falme."[12]
  • In a Q&A, Judkins confirmed that season 2 would adapt elements of books 1, 2, and 3.[55][56]

References[]

  1. Amazon Studios official press release: Amazon Studios greenlights season 2 of world-spanning fantasy series The Wheel of Time. May 20, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Deadline: ‘The Wheel Of Time’ Renewed For Season 2 By Amazon Ahead Of Launch by Peter White. May 20, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eight episodes confirmed in a panel with Rafe Judkins on April 18, 2020. Video: JordanCONline WoT on Prime panel @ 23:24.
  4. Twitter Q&A, July 21, 2022. A fan asked, "How many episodes will@Season 2 be? If only 8 again, will they be longer?" and Judkins responded, "They are longer than first season, but yes, still only 8"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Official Twitter: And the wheel keeps weaving... Filming for Season 2 of our series kicks off today! #TheWheelofTime. July 19, 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Deadline: ‘The Wheel Of Time’: Sanaa Hamri Boards Season 2 As Director & Executive Producer. September 15, 2021
  7. Wotseries.com: SCOOP: New Wheel of Time Director for Season 2. October 13, 2021. "According to her LinkedIn and the resume of another crew member, American Director Maja Vrvilo will direct episodes for the show’s 2nd season".
  8. 8.0 8.1 Deadline: ‘The Wheel Of Time’: Dónal Finn To Play Mat Cauthon In Recasting On Amazon Series As Barney Harris Not Returning For Season 2 September 20, 2021.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Confirmed in the trailer released at SDCC, July 21, 2022.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Geeky Eri. Geeky Eri Breaks Down The Wheel of Time: Season 2 Cast (Most Recent!) May 18, 2022.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8 Eri, WoTSeries. Season Two Cast: Melissa James, Jessica Boone & More. December 26, 2021
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 Ask The Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime Anything at JordanCon 2022 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uij9rqbSfY
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 Deadline: ‘The Wheel Of Time’ Rounds Out Season 2 Recurring Cast With Guy Roberts, Arnas Fedaravicius & Gregg Chillingirian by Denise Petski. December 6, 2021. Also posted on Twitter: Thomas Chaanhing is Lord Agelmar, Sandra Yi Sencindiver is Lady Amalisa, Guy Roberts is Uno Nomesta, Arnas Fedaravicius is Masema Dagar, Gregg Chillingirian is Ingtar Shinowa.
  14. Wotseries.com. It's nice to see confirmation that Sophie Okonedo (Siuan Sanche) is in season 2 of #TheWheelOfTime Screenshot of CV from agency website. December 29, 2021.
  15. Twitter Q&A, July 21, 2022. A fan asked, "Pretty sure I saw Uno in the behind the scenes - interested in how that is possible after last season..." and Judkins responded, "He’s breathing. Watch close"
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 NYCC virtual panel, October 8, 2021, stated by Rafe Judkins.
  17. Rafe Judkins confirmed Xelia Mendes-Jones' involvement on July 21, 2022 in a Twitter Q&A. Fan asked, "Can you tell us what role Xelia Mendes-Jones will play please 😊" and Judkins responded, "Xelia is playing the role of knocking their scenes out of the fucking park every time they stepped on set."
  18. Variety, ‘Fallout’ Amazon Series Casts Kyle MacLachlan, Xelia Mendes-Jones, Aaron Moten (EXCLUSIVE) by Joe Otterson. June 28, 2022.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Wot Series, Bentley Kalu Joins The Wheel of Time and Other Show News by Omar. July 20, 2022.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Eri, WoTSeries. Morocco Updates and Cast Speculation. March 30, 2022.
  21. Rafe Judkins on Reddit, I’m Rafe Judkins, showrunner and executive producer of the new Amazon Original series, The Wheel of Time, here to answer your questions. AMA. November 24, 2021.
  22. Rafe Judkins on Twitter. July 21, 2022.
  23. Rafe Judkins on Twitter: "OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: HOPPER IS IN S2" July 21, 2022.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Lane, WoTSeries. Updates: Essaouira, Flags, and Cast. April 12, 2022.
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 Sara, WoTSeries. More Season Two Cast & Character Hints. January 7, 2022.
  26. Eri, WoTSeries. Gary Beadle's Role Revealed!. February 22, 2022.
  27. Duffy's online CV (archived) listed his involvement, but not a role. Retrieved July 27, 2022. Also reported by WoTSeries, Jay Duffy Confirmed for The Wheel of Time Season 2 by Omar. July 27, 2022.
  28. Role stated on Melissa James' online CV as "Elnore Snr". Retrieved December 2021.
  29. Bently Kalu's resume. Retrieved July 20, 2022.
  30. Leung's online CV through her agency listed her role. WoTSeries post on Twitter: "Breaking news! Harry Potter alum Katie Leung will be joining #TheWheelOfTime in the role of Yasicca. Thanks to reddit user MolochDhalgren for first noticing the update to Leung's CV!" April 14, 2022.
  31. Wotseries.com. ICYMI, one more season two cast member has been revealed!. January 14, 2022.
  32. 32.0 32.1 Eri, WoTSeries. SCOOP: Laia Costa Joins Season Two of The Wheel of Time. April 6, 2022.
  33. Eri, WoTSeries SCOOP: Julian Lewis Jones Cast in Season Two of The Wheel of Time. April 13, 2022.
  34. The character (but not cast member) was confirmed in a Twitter Q&A on July 21, 2022. A fan asked, "What new character/actor are you most excited to introduce us to?" and Judkins responded, "There are so many — Aviendha, Elayne, others that have been both announced but not announced, and of course Bayle Domon"
  35. 35.0 35.1 Omar, WoTSeries New Casting Revealed: Salle Salee and You-Ri Yamanaka. June 1, 2022.
  36. Salle Salée's CV on spotlight.com (archived) lists her role as "novice". Her other CV on mandy.com no longer lists her roles. Retrieved June 15, 2022.
  37. 37.0 37.1 WoT Up! Wheel of Time Season 2 Casting news! Do we have our Lanfear? Seanchan! Nynaeves mom! January 1, 2022.
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 38.3 Eri and Omar, WoTSeries. Scoop: Two Seanchan are Cast + More Cast Speculation. May 18, 2022.
  39. Eri, WoTSeries Actor from Season 2 Wrap Video Identified. June 15, 2022.
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 40.3 Redanian Intelligence. Castings for The Wheel of Time Season 2 include Barthanes Damodred, Min's Aunt and more November 17, 2021.
  41. Eri and Omar, WoTSeries. SCOOP: Gawyn Audition Tape Uncovered. June 22, 2022.
  42. Rafe Judkins' Twitter: Starting the S2 writers’ room on Wheel of Time and the Czech builders didn’t fully grasp how many whiteboards are needed to break an entire season of television. Ha. November 13, 2019.
  43. Deadline: Czech Republic Touts Production Return: ‘Wheel Of Time’, ‘Carnival Row’, ‘Dangerous Liaisons’, ‘The Gray Man’ Among Host Of Shoots by Andreas Wiseman. April 28, 2021. "work continues on ... The Wheel of Time (Amazon, Sony) with Rosamunde Pike, which is finishing up shooting on the first series, with the second series to follow immediately afterwards".
  44. Official social media: "With this many Ta’veren in one place, one season was never going to be enough." on Twitter and on Instagram. Rafe Judkins on Instagram: @amazonprimevideo has officially greenlit The Wheel of Time TV show for a second season! We are all unbelievably happy about it, and here’s a sneak (even if you already sneaked) peek of the cover of Episode 201, written by my partner in crime and Queen of all things Wheel of Time — @akshuman". May 20, 2021.
  45. Collider: 'The Wheel of Time' Season 2 Is Halfway Finished With Principal Photography by Matt Villei. November 24, 2021.
  46. Davina Lamont, makeup designer, posted on Instagram that filming was wrapped on May 3, 2022.
  47. Official social media account posted on Twitter: "That's a wrap for season 2!" May 18, 2022.
  48. 48.0 48.1 Rafe Judkins did a video interview for JordanCon from set in Essaouira, Morocco. YouTube: Ask The Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime Anything at JordanCon 2022. April 22, 2022.
  49. Actor Hassan posted an image of himself and Rosamund Pike on Instagram from Dakhla, saying "It was a wrap". May 4, 2022.
  50. 50.0 50.1 WoT Series: Morocco Updates and Cast Speculation by Eri. March 30, 2022.
  51. 51.0 51.1 Le360: Info360. Ouarzazate: la saison 2 de la série «La Roue du temps», en tournage en mars au Maroc
  52. Daniel Henney stated in a Q&A for JordanCon that he filmed scenes on an Italian island with Rosamund Pike. YouTube: Ask The Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime Anything at JordanCon 2022. April 22, 2022.
  53. 53.0 53.1 Rafe Judkins on Empire Spoiler Special Podcast. February 9, 2022.
  54. Inside the Wheel of Time: Episode 1 (ft Marcus Rutherford) | Prime Video. November 23, 2021.
  55. Twitter Q&A, July 21, 2022. A fan asked, "Which books make it into season 2?" and Judkins responded, "Pieces of 1,2 and 3."
  56. Twitter Q&A, July 21, 2022. A fan asked, "How far into the books will this season take us, [now that] the EF5 are much more split up than EotW", and Judkins responded, "We are trying to get a fair amount of what’s done in Books 1-3 (large parts still being held for later) by the end of S2 so that S3 can be a much closer adaptation of TSR"
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