The Uncanny Counter concludes this weekend on Netflix, but will the hit Korean dramas return for season 2 and if so, when could it premiere?
It’s always a bit sad when a great series comes to an end, especially if you have been tuning in twice a week for the best part of two months.
This weekend, the final two episodes of The Uncanny Counter premiere around the world on Netflix.
However, fans of the K-drama are already desperate to know if The Uncanny Counter will return for season 2 and if so, when?
Will there be a season 2 of The Uncanny Counter?
- The Uncanny Counter has not yet been officially renewed for season 2, but OCN has confirmed that they are planning to make the drama into a seasonal series.
According to insider reports provided by Soompi, the production company were not initially planning on making a second season. However, following the success of the series, the team were making inquiries into the schedule of the lead cast concerning the possibility of filming more content.
“Since there was initially no talk about the drama becoming a seasonal series, the production team had to consider a number of things. The biggest factor was the schedule of the lead cast, so they had to check into that early. The crew is currently inquiring about the possibility of starting filming for the second season.” – Insider source, via Soompi.
In response to these reports, OCN (the South Korean network) confirmed that they were “in the process of turning the drama into a seasonal series” but that “production details and filming schedule have not been decided yet.”
Interestingly, some cast members have stated that they are up for a second season. Lead actor Jo Byung Kyu said that “there are so many people demanding season 2, so I would really like to work together with the same staff and crew from season 1 again.” Yoo Joon Sang added, “I will work out and take care of my body so we can go until season 5.”
The Uncanny Counter season 2: Release date
As The Uncanny Counter has not been officially renewed, a release date for season 2 remains unknown.
However, according to the insider reports, the production team are considering “the possibility of starting filming for the second season in September 2021.”
From the first script reading to the premiere, production on season 1 took approximately two months.
If season 2 can maintain a similar production schedule, The Uncanny Counter could theoretically return in December 2021 or January 2022.
This article will be updated as soon as more information on The Uncanny Counter season 2 is revealed.
By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]