‘Young Wallander’ Season 2: Netflix Release Date & What We Know So Far

The crime drama Young Wallander will return for its second season this year and though there were mixed reviews, the series left strike to return for a second season. 

So, here’s everything you need to know about the second season of Young Wallander. 

For those who don’t know about the base of the show, it is inspired by the fictional character popular Hennig Mankell franchise “Inspector Kurt Wallander” which has earlier been adapted in the mode of the BBC series titled Wallander.

Back in November 2020, the renewal of the series was announced only after a couple of months of its debut September 2020.

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With the prompt decision of the renewal, you may have opined that we would have been able to see the second season last year as the scenario was reported via Deadline but that didn’t happen.

Young Wallander turned out to be a hit especially in Sweden where it made its way in the top 10 lists for a total of 35 days.

It also proved to be a success in other Nordic countries as well. In the United States, the series managed to appear in the top 10 lists for only three days though in the United Kingdom it stayed for 8 days.

What Can We Expect From Young Wallander Season 2?

According to a press release sent to the Swedish outlet Moviezine by Adam Pålsson, he disclosed several things about the new season.

Young Wallander
Young Wallander

Translated to English he expressed to the outlet:

“I think the new case will be more lively, more exciting, and even more gripping. We go further and the story widens when we get to know Reza, Rask, Mona, and other characters even more.

It is as if we have found a home: We know the universe and the characters better, we know which color palette we should paint with and with which touch”

We will have a new boss leaving behind the rule of the serious crimes unit which gets Kurt Wallander back into the cover.

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In the second season, Wallander agrees to the offer to come back and is handed over the task of resolving a supposedly easy case: a contagion incident outside of a busy nightclub.

In the second season also, we will see the same pattern and the series will consist of six episodes though no run times can be assured as of now. The episodes of the second season will be directed by Jens Jonsson and Mani Maserrat.

Who Will Be Joining the Cast of Young Wallander Season 2?

Only Adam Pålsson and Yasen Atour (who plays Kurt Wallander and Reza Al-Rahman respectively) are both confirmed to return for season 2 of Wallander so far.

Tomiwa Edun has been cast as Samuel Osei in season 2. Edun has had various roles over the years including playing Eddie in Netflix’s What Happened to Monday.

He’s also had roles in Doctor Who, Cinderella, and Merlin. As mentioned above, Samuel will serve as the new boss taking over the management of the unit for serious crimes.

Secondly, we have Lisa Hammond who will play Roberta Modin in the new season. Hammond is known for roles in titles like EastEnders and Vera.

Several new cast members have been listed for Young Wallander season 2.

When Can We Expect the Second Season of Young Wallander?

The show is getting back in 2022 but unfortunately, that’s as specific as we have been given till now. It does seem that filming has been completed so that’s why we are supposing it in the first half.

For die heart fans of the Young Wallander we would suggest you check out some of the extras Netflix Still Watching Netflix has uploaded over the last year or so. 

It’s also worth saying that Yellowbird, the production company of Young Wallander is putting efforts into their next major Netflix project in the mode of Spotify Untold.

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