Will Catherine succeed the second time in her attempt to ascend the throne?
Hulus ‘The Great’ is set to return with its highly anticipated second season and fans are absolutely thrilled. The historical drama also received rave reviews for its extremely entertaining satirical approach.
In “The Great”, Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult play the Russian kings Catherine the Great and Peter III, respectively. from Russia. Season 1 saw a masterful display of various conspiracies involving betrayal, love, and ambition. The finale also left a few unanswered questions from fans, eager to see what happens next. Read what to expect from Season 2 of ‘The Great’.
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When will ‘The Great’ Season 2 be released and where to watch it
‘The Great’ Season 2 is slated for November 19, 2021. You can see them exclusively on Hulu.
The official recap of Entertainment Tonight reads, “Catherine is finally taking the Russian throne – but if she thought it was difficult to clean her husband, that is nothing compared to the realities of the liberation of a country that don’t want to be. She will fight her court, her team, and even her own mother to bring the Enlightenment to Russia. Meanwhile, will she fight her heart as well as Peter slowly goes from a much hated husband to a prisoner? ? Ultimately, Catherine will learn that in order to change a country, you have to let it change you, that there is a fine line between idealism and delusion, and that it will ask more of her to “grow” than she should able to imagine.”
Elle Fanning as Catherine
Mary Elle Fanning is an American actress and well-known child actress. Fanning began acting before she was three years old, playing the younger version of her older sister Dakota’s characters in the miniseries ‘Taken’ and the film ‘I Am Sam’ which also earned her an independent role in the film Win ‘Daddy Day Care’. .
In later years she saw her star in various works such as “We Bought a Zoo”, “20th Century Women”, “The Roads Not Taken” and more. Her role as Aurora in Disney’s “Maleficent” and its sequel alongside Angelina Jolie attracted a lot of international attention.
In 2019, at the age of 21, she became the youngest person to serve on the jury at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2020 she saw her lead role as Empress Catherine II in the Hulu series “The Great”, which earned her a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – TV Series Musical or Comedy. Fanning will return in this role for Season 2.
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The rest of the cast includes Nicholas Hoult (Jack The Giant Slayer), Sacha Dhawan (The Boy With The Top Knot), Phoebe Fox (Blue Iguana), Gwilym Lee (Jamestown), Belinda Bromilow (Doctor Doctor), Douglas Hodge (Gemini Man ), Adam Godley (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Bayo Gbadamosi (War of the Worlds), Florence Keith-Roach (Brimstone and White) and Charity Wakefield (Close to the Enemy).
The show is being created by Tony McNamara and he will also be the executive producer. He is known for his critically acclaimed work on “The Favorite,” for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
Click below for a taste of what Season 2 has to offer.