We knew there was something to this one the minute we first laid eyes on it. It turns out a lot more people agree that in Blood & Water Netflix have a winner and another African original series to fully bet on. Following the recent news that another African original, Queen Sono, was renewed for a second season, Blood & Water has officially also been confirmed as following swiftly with news officially arriving from Netflix a short while ago.
It comes as no surprise since the series amazingly trended in multiple countries across the globe for a good while. Following the news, Netflix were also kind enough to share some details of what to expect from the now, second season:
- We will see Puleng and Fikile deal with the consequences of their explosive confrontation as more mystery and drama unfolds.
- Khosi Ngema, Ama Qamata, Natasha Thahane, Gail Mabalane, Cindy Mahlangu, Thabang Molaba, Arno Greeff and Dillon Windvogel are all expected to return for the highly anticipated season 2.
- Returning Showrunner and Director Nosipho Dumisa commented “Blood & Water’s success is a testament to the hard work put in by the entire team towards expanding the African narrative in a new and exciting direction. It’s a privilege and a blessing to return to our beloved characters, as we delve further into the greater mystery and scandals of their world. Parkhurst is about to get really messy.”
- Dorothy Ghettuba who leads African Original Series at Netflix commented: “We are thrilled at the joy and excitement Blood & Water has brought to our viewers around the world. We know our viewers were left with questions and those answers await them in the second season of Blood & Water. We’re even more delighted to share our continued commitment to showcase only the best-in-class young adult stories that reflect more young people’s lives on screen, especially now in June as South Africa observes Youth Month.”
- Gambit Films will return as the production team behind season 2, Executive Producer Bradley Joshua adds “We are humbled and extremely pleased that Season 1 has had the success that it has and we can’t wait to welcome everyone back for an even more exciting Season 2“
For now that’s all the info we have so far, best believe we’ll keep you posted on more as and when it arrives, for now sit back and bask in the good news. If you still haven’t watched then do so by catching the current first season here.
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