To the Lake is a Russian drama series, and its Russian translation means epidemic. The show is all about the world suffering from a plague hit. Amidst all of this, a group of people is trying to survive. The eight episodes of season one were airing from November 2019 to January 2020.
After which the show got popular and received the license of becoming a Netflix original. It was only in October that viewers all over the globe could watch the show. Here are all the recent updates about the renewal status, release date, story, and much more of To the Lake season 2.
Is To The Lake coming back with a second season on Netflix?
According to a recent update from Russia by Tri-Color TVMag, it suggests that the show is renewed for a second season. The scripts for the second season are already in place. But unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, filming and production are still on hold. Nevertheless, the show will come back with a second season.
When is To The Lake going to premiere on Netflix?
The first season, after airing in Russia, it was available on Netflix after almost eight months. A second season filming will not start before 2021 due to the increasing number of COVID cases.
Keeping all of this in mind, one can assume that the show will be available on Netflix, not before 2022. This is because Netflix has to dub the series in English and also work on providing proper subtitles to fans who do not understand the original language.
However, there are no official announcements from Netflix about a release date for the second season of To the Lake.
What is this all about?
The setting of the show is in Moscow, where the virus is ever increasing. The entire city is full of dead people, and no necessities such as electricity, food, water, or money have any value. A few people are not affected by the virus and are trying to survive at their best.
The story follows Sergei living with his wife and son on the outskirts of Moscow. After hearing the plague news, he goes inside the city to save his ex-wife and another son who despises him. As the three try to flee, they reach a deserted island with a hunting lodge.
People relate to the story of To the Lake due to the high relatability of it in the current times. It is a family drama with Pavel Kostomarov as the director.
Who was a part of the first season of To The Lake?
The show is home to some popular Russian actors such as Viktoriya Agalakova, Kirill Karo, Aleksandr Robak, Maryana Spivak, Yuriy Kuznetsov, Viktoriya Isakova, Gilli Messer, Kit Sheehan, and Natalya Zemtsova.
The adaptation of To The Lake is from Vongozero, which is a bestselling book by Yana Vagner. It is further translated into eleven languages. The show is getting positive reviews because of a thrilling plot and fantastic acting. Yana Vagner is co-writing the show with Roman Kantor, and it is indeed becoming a masterpiece.