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Everything we know about Netflix’s 'Warrior Nun' season two

Netflix fantasy series Warrior Nun is being renewed for season two, according to the latest updates.

Based on Ben Dunn’s comic book character Warrior Nun Areala, the Netflix fantasy series is created by Simon Barry and has been shot in various locations all over Spain.

The series is led by Alba Baptista in the role of a quadriplegic orphan, Ava Silva, who has supernatural powers. The show traces her journey as she jins an ancient Order of the Cruciform Sword to fight the demonic elements on Earth while being caught in the constant conflict between the forces of heaven and hell.  

With brilliantly choreographed fight sequences and stellar cinematography, the series is a wholesome fantasy experience that raises important questions that are embedded in realism amidst its fantastical genre specification. With a massive fan following enjoying the strong female leads and the stylized action, Netflix has finally renewed it for a second season. 

Here is everything we know about Netflix’s Warrior Nun Season two: 

Everything we know about Netflix’s Warrior Nun Season 2

Will Netflix’s Warrior Nun be renewed for a season 2? 

The show was renewed for a second season in August 2020. 

Ever since the first season performed exceedingly well and garnered a massive fan following, the showrunner Simon Barry gave us an insight into the plans for the show. He talked about how they had “many more avenues to go down story-wise”, thus promising an exciting second season. 

On a virtual call on Twitter on August 19, 2020, the renewal was confirmed by the cast and crew, including Olivia Delcan, Toya Turner, Lorena Andrea, Alba Baptista, Kristina Tonteri-Young and Barry himself. 

When can Season 2 be expected to release?

Season two for Netflix’s Warrior Nun will not arrive before 2022. 

It took the series a year before it started to stream on Netflix in 2020, after having completed filming between March 11, 2019, and July 5, 2019. 

Production has, however, started according to Simon Barry, the showrunner and his June updates where he shared pictures of their location scouting in Spain. Location scouting essentially helps the creative directors to map out the areas for various sequences. 

Filming began on July 26, 2021, according to Barry’s official Twitter update. 

Why is Netflix renewing Warrior Nun for season 2? 

In 2020, from July 6 to August 6, Warrior Nun topped the charts, securing third place for itself, following Cursed and Dark Desire. In July, it topped the charts for being the most popular show worldwide. 

In the United Kingdom, the series ranked fourth while it grabbed the sixth spot in the United States. It topped charts in Brazil, New Zealand and the Netherlands.

Owing to the massive popularity of the show, Netflix renewed it for a second season, much to the delight of fans and fantasy aficionados. 

What is the possible plotline of Netflix’s Warrior Nun season 2?

Given the high-powered action in the first season and the charged climax, fans are waiting for even badass action and intense sequences in the second season. The second season will possibly see Ava and the Order regrouping for the fight at Adriel.

The forces of heaven must reunite to provide assistance to the Order to defeat the devil. The season shall also show how Ava comes to terms with her growing power as the Warrior Nun and try and defeat the demonic Adriel. Ava and her sisters must grapple with their former mentor’s betrayal while trying to find the purpose of the sword’s existence. 

Simon Barry let out certain Easter Eggs in an interview with Looper. “The appearance of Adriel, the relationship with Father Vincent, and also as the stakes have changed for Ava and the other sister warriors,” said he, adding, “for me, it really is building on what we did well in season one — and hopefully doing a better job at season two, if we get it.” 

Behind-the-scenes photos of Netflix’s Warrior Nun season 2

The showrunner Simon Barry has been sharing exclusive behind the scenes pictures of locations, cast and crew for the second season, adding the increasing anticipation for the second season.