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The Queen’s Gambit Season 2: When is The Period Drama Releasing?

Queen Gambit Season 2: When is The Period Drama Releasing?
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The American mini-series, The Queen’s Gambit, was one of the most-ranked Netflix content that immediately picked anticipation for a second season. In this article, we have shared all updates for The Queen’s Gambit Season 2 including its renewal updates, cast, and trailer. It also includes the renewal possibilities for the series.

An American coming-of-age period drama television miniseries, The Queen’s Gambit, made its debut on October 23, 2020. Ranking as one of Netflix’s top series, The Queen’s Gambit follows the story of a fictional chess prodigy, Beth Harmon. The story also received critical acclaim and several awards including two Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actor Guild Awards for powerful performance.

About The Queen’s Gambit

The Queen’s Gambit is a 2020 American coming-of-age period drama television series. Debuted on October 23, 2020, The Queen’s Gambit is adapted from a 1983 novel of the same name. The series received critical acclaim as one of the most-watched series of the year. It has received awards like two Golden Globe Awards: Best Limited Series or Television Film and  Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie.

Will There Be a The Queen’s Gambit Season 2?

According to several media updates, the creators are not planning for a second season of The Queen’s Gambit. The web series’ first season was released as a limited miniseries that confirmed a restricted or no-future for a second season. Additionally, Anya Taylor Joy, who starred in the acclaimed series, once Tweeted “The Queen’s Gambit Season 2” which excited the fans about the drama’s continuation.

However, minutes later, the post was taken down along with a social media post that read, “My Twitter has been hacked. Apologies for all the inconvenience. It’s not me!

The Queen's Gambit Season 2: When is The Period Drama Releasing?
Image: Netflix

What Are The Release Dates for The Queen’s Gambit Season 2?

Since there are barely any official updates for a second instalment of The Queen’s Gambit, there are no release dates for Season 2. A limited miniseries, it is likely that The Queen’s Gambit will only consist of a single season.

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Who is in the cast of The Queen’s Gambit Season 2?

The series’ second installment’s future is yet to be announced. However, the potential cast includes,

  • Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon
  • Isla Johnston as nine-year-old Beth
  • Annabeth Kelly as five-year-old Beth
  • Bill Camp as William Shaibel
  • Moses Ingram as Jolene
  • Christiane Seidel as Helen Deardorff
  • Rebecca Root as Miss Lonsdale
  • Chloe Pirrie as Alice Harmon
  • Akemnji Ndifornyen as Mr. Fergusson
  • Marielle Heller as Alma Wheatley
  • Harry Melling as Harry Beltik
  • Patrick Kennedy as Allston Wheatley
  • Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as D.L. Townes
  • Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Benny Watts
  • Marcin Dorociński as Vasily Borgov
Image: IMDb

What is the plot for The Queen’s Gambit Season 2?

A second season for The Queen’s Gambit is not discussed yet and hence, there are no released plots for the same. The Queen’s Gambit second season, is greenlighted by its executive producer; he said the period drama series’ future has been discussed. However, another executive producer, William Horberg, while shutting the discussion, said,

It’s wonderful to know that people loved the show where they want to spend more time with these characters; we never envisioned it that way. We felt that the series had a satisfying endpoint and we’d allow the audience to fill in the spaces as to what happens next for Beth Harmon.”

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Is There A Trailer for The Queen’s Gambit Season 2?

As of 2024, there are no trailers available for The Queen’s Gambit Season 2.

Source: Netflix

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