Young Wallander season 2 Netflix release date: Will there be another series?

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Young Wallander on Netflix is a prequel to the popular Swedish TV series, Wallander. Will there be more Young Wallander to come? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.

Will there be another series of Young Wallander on Netflix?

At the moment, an official announcement has not been made about the future of Young Wallander on Netflix.

The series only premiered on Netflix yesterday (Thursday, September 3) so it is still early days for the show to be renewed.

A renewal will largely depend on the show’s ratings and on other factors such as cast availability, the writing team and creator Ben Harris.

Netflix usually announces show renewals and cancellations between one month and six months after the show has aired, so fans of Young Wallander could be waiting until 2021 to hear news of the show’s future. 

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If season two is given the green light, fans can expect the second series to air in August 2021.

In the meantime, the entire first season of Young Wallander is available to stream and download on Netflix now.

Express.co.uk will update this article when more information is available.

WARNING: This article contains spoilers about Wallander season 1

What will happen in Young Wallander season 2?

Young Wallander follows the story of Kurt Wallander in his 20s.

The Netflix series is “modern reimagining” of the Kurt Wallander novels by author Henning Mankell.

Kurt (played by Adam Pålsson) is a literary character and is the focus of dozen of novels in the Wallander series, so there is plenty of material for the show to continue.

The prequel series is set in present-day Sweden and follows a young Wallander, who witnessed a horrific attack on a teenager in the city of Malmö.

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In an attempt to overcome his guilt about not being able to stop the attack, Kurt attempts to solve the crime and get justice.

At the end of Wallander season two, Kurt and Mona (Ellise Chappell) began dating, so their relationship will most likely be explored in season two.

However, Wallander fans will know in the future, Mona becomes Kurt’s ex-wife.

At the end of season one, fans had so say goodbye to Hemberg (played by Richard Dillane).

Fans have taken to Twitter to praise the new series.

One fan tweeted: “Hey @HRCDemocrat #YoungWallander looks promising. Leanne Best is terrific.”

A second fan said: “So #YoungWallander seems pretty decent after
watching the first episode. Straight onto episode two thank you very much.”

A third fan commented: “Just watched the first episode of Young Wallander on Netflix!! Awesome cast, suspenseful and fun to watch! Definitely recommend! Great job @SophHollandCast @NetflixNordic.”

Who will star in Young Wallander season 2?

If Young Wallander season two if given the green light, the entire main cast is expected to return.

This means Adam Pålsson will be back as the titular character, Kurt Wallander.

Ellise Chappell should be back as Mona, Kurt’s love interest.

Yasen Atour is will also likely return as Reza Al-Rahman, Kurt’s close friend.

Also likely to return are Leanne Best and Charles Mnene. Jacob Collins-Levy and Alan Emrys .

Sadly, there is the possibility Richard Dillane will not reprise his role was Hemberg after he was killed off in the season one finale.

Young Wallander is streaming on Netflix now

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