After Witnessing the impressive performance of the first season of World on Fire, fans are awaiting the release of the second edition with utter inquisitiveness! The big question still remains the same: Will World on Fire Season 2 be renewed or will it be canceled?
READ ON TO FIND OUT ALL THE DETAILS, INCLUDING ITS RELEASE DATE, CAST, AND OTHER UPDATES!
All About World on Fire?
World on Fire a British war drama series premiered on September 29th, 2019 on the BBC One channel. After the first season ended, fans have been enthusiastically waiting for the second season. Here are all the details regarding the second season of the series World on Fire!
Who’s going to be featured in the World on Fire season 2 cast?
As of right now, the makers haven’t announced the official star cast for season 2. However, we can expect most of the characters to return, if not all. On the cast front, we will have Julia Brown, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Blake Harrison, Jonah Hauer-King, and Patrick Kennedy. Aside from Sawyers, Smith, Zofia, Kot, and Kulesza, other cast members include Parker Sawyers, Brian J. Smith, and Parker Sawyers. In case we receive more updates, we’ll inform you guys. Stay tuned!
(Updated 25 September 2023)
- Blake Harrison as Sergeant Stan Raddings
- Jonah Hauer-King as Harry Chase
- Helen Hunt as Nancy Campbell
- Lesley Manville as Robina Chase
- Ewan Mitchell as Tom Bennett
- Parker Sawyers as Albert Fallou
- Brian J. Smith as Webster O’Connor
- Zofia Wichłacz as Kasia Tomaszeski
- Charlie Creed-Miles as David Walker
- Tomasz Kot as Stefan Tomaszeski
- Agata Kulesza as Maria Tomaszeski
- Victoria Mayer as Claudia Rossler
- Max Riemelt as Schmidt
- Mateusz Więcławek as Grzegorz Tomaszeski
- Johannes Zeiler as Uwe Rossler
World on Fire season 2 release date?
The release date of the series has not been confirmed yet. Since filming began in 2021, we can expect the new season to release in mid-2022. In case it doesn’t release this year, you can expect the series to release in the first half of 2023. This lessens the chances of its renewal. The finale episodes, however, ended with an open termination, this shows that the series might continue. Even BBC One channel in its tweet mentioned “our door is always open”, we can anticipate its arrival as well.
“I want a third season of World on Fire!”, showrunner Peter Bowker declared!
At the time of this writing, the status of World on Fire Season 3 is unknown, but the showrunner Peter Bowker has indicated positive signals that do suggest a renewal. Firstly, World on Fire is a PBS staple with excellent ratings and its second season was literally the highest-rated ever!
Secondly, the World on Fire cast and crew want a third season. Recently, showrunner Peter Bowker declared, “I want a third World on Fire season. Many more tales await and I want to continue.” This shows the creative team loves the show and wants to keep telling it.
Third, World on Fire has received positive reviews for its writing, acting, and production. This critical acclaim may convince PBS to renew the show for a third season.
PBS usually renews popular shows. For instance, the network revived Downton Abbey for a seventh season, which means PBS will invest on its hits. Overall, World on Fire will likely get a third season—however, we won’t know until PBS announces it. We will update this space with all the latest information as and when it’s available—please stay connected with us until then!
What to expect from the season 2 plot of World on Fire?
The upcoming season is expected to cover the events of the Second World War. Series creator and writer Peter Bowker explains: “The second season of World on Fire has been a long wait due to a certain pandemic and this makes the beginning of filming especially exciting. It has been a real joy to pick up the story with our inspirational cast, both our established regulars and new and exciting talent who have embraced the show’s scale and ambition. How the conflict played out in North Africa is a fascinating and little explored history and we are aiming to redress that balance with stories of struggle and friendship. Our diverse cast will continue to reflect the global nature of the conflict.”
How many episodes will the World on Fire season 2 have?
The upcoming season of World on Fire is expected to have seven episodes like Season 1. The rest of the details might be revealed before the second season’s premiere.
World on Fire season 2: Reviews & Ratings!
The show received decent feedback from critics and audiences. It currently holds an approval rating of 84% on Rotten Tomatoes. World on Fire was reviewed positively by Lucy Mangan of The Guardian. The historical accuracy of some elements of the series, however, was criticised by some reviewers, including columnist Peter Hitchens.
Where can I watch the World on Fire series?
You can catch up on the series on SonyLiv.
World on Fire Season 2 Trailer?
The trailer of the second season has not been released yet.
As the release date hasn’t been announced, the promotional teaser or trailer isn’t out yet. It will premiere after 2-3 months when the official release date of the show has been finalised.
As soon as we get any confirmation, we will update you guys. Until then, stay tuned for other potential news updates and gossip!
For now, you can watch the trailer of Season 1 below:
(Updated Jan 2023)
World on Fire is returning with a Second Season
According to an official statement by BBC regarding the air date, season two is set to premiere in 2023 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. However, they did not mention the exact release date.
Series executive producer Peter Bowker disclosed about how everyone is excited about getting back to work, explaining in a statement:
“The second season of World on Fire has been a long wait due to a certain pandemic and this makes the beginning of filming especially exciting. It has been a real joy to pick up the story with our inspirational cast, both our established regulars and new and exciting talent who have embraced the show’s scale and ambition. How the conflict played out in North Africa is a fascinating and little explored history and we are aiming to redress that balance with stories of struggle and friendship. Our diverse cast will continue to reflect the global nature of the conflict.”
The official logline for season two states: “October 1940. Lone pilots are sent to destroy German bombers prowling the skies above Manchester as the Northern Blitz begins. The true reality of war has arrived in Britain.”
Will World on Fire season 2 return in 2023?
As of January 2023, the makers haven’t officially greenlit the series World on Fire for the second season. However, the series hasn’t been canceled so we can expect the renewal announcements to be made sooner. We will update this space as soon as any information is made available. Until then, stay connected with us!
Is World on Fire worth watching?
World on Fire is an exceptionally cheesy and deeply haunting webseries. Making for high-drama entry points, the characters and plot is unbelievable. On IMDb, World on Fire holds an average rating of 7.3 out of 10. While on Rotten Tomatoes, it secures an 84% tomatometer rating. Hence, it’s definitely worth watching!
FAQs about World on Fire
1. Will there be a season 2 of World on Fire?
Most likely, yes. The second season of World on Fire is expected to premiere in 2023 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
2. How many seasons of World on Fire are there?
So far there’s only one season of World on Fire.
3. Is World on Fire based on a true story?
No, it isn’t. While the plot is based on a historical event, the characters of World on Fire do not exist in real life.
4. Did World on Fire get canceled?
No. The series is likely to premiere in 2023.
(Updated: Jan 2023)