Carnival Row is one of the most epic shows you can watch on Amazon Prime Video right now, and the second season is coming to the streaming service soon. The first season of the neo-noir fantasy series premiered on August 30, 2019 with eight episodes, and the show has been renewed for Season 2.
If you're wondering what this Prime Video original series is about, Carnival Row is set in a Victorian fantasy world where mythological beings must survive as oppressed refugees in human society as a detective investigates a string of unsolved murders. The show stars Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Simon McBurney, Tamzin Merchant, David Gyasi, Arty Froushan, Andrew Gower, Karla Crome, Indira Varma, and Jared Harris.
Season 2 was expected to release in 2020 but production was put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, and fans have been waiting for more than three years for its return. Yet, filming for Season 2 concluded in September 2021, and we're still waiting a year later.
Now, many fans are asking: "Will there be Carnival Row Season 3?".You can read the latest updates about future plans for the beloved series below.
Is Carnival Row Season 2 the last season?
It was reported that Carnival Row Season 2 will likely be the last. The update comes from Midgard Times, who talked to a few people in Prague and inside the show, and they all shared the same thing. According to the publication, sets have been pulled down, and it looks like the plan was to wrap the fantasy series with the second season.
In September 2021, Orlando Bloom took it to Instagram to share a heartfelt message as he says farewell to his role.
“Love my job. As actors we get to go on these remarkable journeys with our characters,” Bloom wrote on Instagram.
“Fall in love, fight for our lives, fight for justice, sometimes save the day and other times fall flat on our face. It’s all a mirror for life and the myriad of emotions we feel in any one moment or day in the life of these characters… I’m always grateful for the chance to evolve and grow and learn from my characters and all the wonderful people as actors, get to interact with along the way. The crew who work tirelessly and all the cast and supporting cast who’ve stood out in all kinds of weather to make some very large film moments come to life. Its storytelling. It’s not rocket science, but it is lightning in a bottle when it works and heartbreaking when it doesn’t…and yet it never fails to be an opportunity to learn and grow. What a gift.”
It's not clear if Prime Video originally planned Carnival Row as a two-season storyline. It's possible that during the pandemic, the writers feared that the story wouldn't get a chance to get a proper ending, so took it upon themselves to come up with a conclusion.
According to Prime Video's October 2022 schedule for upcoming films and TV shows, Carnival Row Season 2 is not coming in October 2022. You can read more details about the upcoming season in everything we know about Carnival Row Season 2.