News of this renewal arrives less than a week before the finale of His Dark Materials’ second season on HBO and two days after it aired on BBC.His Dark Materials’ second season saw the return of all of its main cast members, including Dafne Keen as Lyra, Amir Wilson as Will, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby, Ruth Wilson as Mrs Coulter, Ariyon Bakare as Lord Boreal, and James McAvoy as Lord Asriel. Newcomers include Andrew Scott as Colonel John Parry, Terence Stamp as Giacomo Paradisi, Jade Anouka as Ruta Skadi, and Simone Kirby as Dr Mary Malone.
Season 2 was mostly based off The Subtle Knife, the second book in the His Dark Materials trilogy, and follows the adventures of Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry who have to work together to investigate the mysterious Dust phenomenon in the eerie disquiet of an abandoned city called Cittàgazze.
For more on His Dark Materials, check out our review of the first season.
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