Barbarians, a German Netflix Original Series, caught the subscribers off guard in 20202 and quickly rose to become one of the most watched originals of the year. The second season of Barbarians, which Netflix justifiably renewed, will premiere in October 2022. Here is everything we know about Barbarians’ second season, including what to anticipate, when it will be filmed, and when Netflix will release it. Jan Martin Scharf and Arne Nolting are the writers of the historical drama Barbarians, a German Netflix Original. On October 23, 2020, Netflix launched Season 1 in every country.
Barbarians has become the most popular German Netflix Original series in the time since its release on Netflix (it was the overall but was topped by Blood Red Sky). Barbarians was the eighth most-watched non-English language title on Netflix before Netflix stopped using the 2-minute metric, with 37 million views in the first 28 days. Barbarians also made every top ten list on Netflix in the world.
Who is behind Barbarians Season 2?
The renewal was announced alongside the confirmation that season 2 will consist of six episodes, each lasting approximately 45 minutes. Stefan Ruzowitzky (known for The Counterfeiters and Hinterland) has been confirmed as the showrunner for the second season, as well as directing and acting. Season 2 episodes will also be directed by Lennart Ruff. Season 2’s confirmed cast members include:
Laurence Rupp as Arminius
Jeanne Goursaud as Thusnelda
David Schutter as Folkwin Wolfspeer
Daniel Donskoy as Flavus
Bernhard Schütz as Segestes
Season 2 also sees the addition of several new cast members. Robert Maaser will play Odvulf, and Murathan Muslu will play the season 2 lead villain, Maroboduus the Marcomanni King. Aulus will be played by Andrea Garofalo. As previously stated, Stefan Ruzowitzky, Katharina Heyer, Alessandro Fella, Cynthia Micas, Gabriele Rizzoli, and Giovanni Carta will all make their season 2 debuts.
When will Season 2 of Barbarians on Netflix?
The Barbarians actor Daniel Donskoy, who plays Flavus, assisted in announcing the release date on Twitter by sharing the first image of an official poster. Now that season 2 of Barbarians has been announced, it will debut on Netflix on Friday, October 21, 2022.
Netflix Germany confirmed at the start of 2022 that Barbarians season 2 would be available on Netflix in the Fall/Winter of 2022. Along with the Fall release date, we were given our first teaser trailer.