‘The Great’ Season 2 Release Date, Trailer and All You Need to Know

Iksha Tiwari

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‘The Great’ Season 2: The Great is one of the most hilarious and gripping historical dramas from The Favourite Tony McNamara. The series stars the very famous Elle Fannin and Nicholas Hoult. Season 2 of the series confirmed its appearance back in July 2020 and the first look photos started to drop in which one of the photos even portrayed Catherine wearing a spectacular crown.

Now for all the fans who are very much eager about the series, we have everything you would like to know about The Great Season 2 which includes the release date, trailer, cast plot, and other details.

When Is ‘The Great’ Season 2 Out?

After almost a year-long wait, The Great season 2 finally has a release date. The second installment of the tale of Catherine the Great and Peter III marriage will very soon premiere on November 19th Friday exclusively on Hulu. Just similar to season 1, we will get to see 10 episodes in season 2 as well. Every episode will be an hour long.

Now if you want to watch The Great season 1 and season 2, you can subscribe to Hulu for $5.99 per month. And till the time you wait for the release of season 2 you can re-watch season 1 now to recapitulate everything you saw earlier.

The renewal of The Great comes as no shocker to anyone, that’s because The Great was one of the most popular original comedy series from Hulu. As said by a statement from a Hulu official.

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Who Will Star in ‘The Great’ Season 2?

As the series will carry forward its season 1, the entire cast will be back for the second season of The Great. Now all of this means that Maleficinet’s Elle Fannin will be back as Catherine the Great and Nicholas Hoult will be her husband Peter III.

We can also expect to see the return of Phoebe Fox, Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, Adam Godley, Douglas Hodge, Sacha Dhawan, Sebastian de Souza, Bayo Gbadamosi, and Belinda Bromilow. The very famous Gillian Anderson will also be joining the cast as Joanna Catherine’s mother who is described as a glamourous socialite from Germany who arrives back in Russia after hearing the news of her daughter’s failed coup.

What Will Happen In ‘The Great’ Season 2?

The Great is a historical comedy series and is completely based on loose historical facts. It is not supposed to be accurate if we are honest. The series portrays the dramatic storyline of Catherine the Great which is played by the actor Elle Fanning. The story portrays how she would go on to become one of the longest-reigning rulers in Russia’s history.

'The Great' Season 2 Release Date, Cast, Trailer, Plot—All You Need to Know

Season 1 of the series followed the story of Catherine during her first years in Russia and her turbulent and rough marriage with Peter III. At the end of season 1, Catherine launched a coup against her husband which completely went wrong for every reason. In fact, it even got worse, the failed uprising of the series saw Catherine’s lover Leo’s (Sebastian de Souza) life on the edge and not her intended target Peter.

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The last audience also saw Leo which was being sacrificed to Peter’s guards so that Catherine could rule alongside Peter as the empress of Russia. Although we did not see the death of his character on our screens we can presume he is dead and it might be revealed in the second season of the series. However, he did promise to Catherine so there is also a possibility Leo could return back to the series in the form of a ghost or some soul.

Season 2 of The Great is surely going to pick up the plot or storyline from this part and the fallout of Catherine’s coin and how it will affect her relationship with Peter. In the new season, we will also see that Catherine is pregnant and it finally fulfills the wish of Aunt Elizabeth.

Fanning teased while speaking to The Wrap: “This season is very parental and learning to be a mother and mother to a country in that sense. There are some themes there. But we have some wild things planned. It’s going to be cool.”

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Also on Hulu, the synopsis of the new season reads: “Catherine finally takes the Russian throne for her own—but if she thought coup-ing her husband was difficult, it’s nothing compared to the realities of liberating a country that doesn’t want to be……. to be continued

Is There a Trailer for ‘The Great’ Season 2?

As of now, there is no official trailer for The Great season 2 . However Hulu has shared a short teaser to announce the show’s release date. In this 45 second clip released by Hulu, we can see pregnant Catherine seeing arguing with Peter once again. The teaser opens with Peter asking how Catherine is and how her health is. Then she response:  “At war with you, that’s how I’ve been.”.

We can totally see that Catherine seems to be in peace in Russia but Peter is adamant and doesn’t mind all the bloodshed for the throne. The short trailer teases: “The Emmy-nominated series returns with a vengeance.”

So for now we only have this much information with us. However, we will keep posting all the updates as soon as we get them. Until then stay tuned to our website.

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