‘Versailles’ Series 2 Debut is Slated For Early 2017
A first series of a British-Franco-Canadian period drama “Versailles” debuted on November 15, 2016 on Canal+, Super Channel and BBC Two, and its debut has garnered over 1.8 million viewers. Without any doubt, millions of fans strive to find out, should we expect “Versailles” Series 2 or no, and when its release date? Fortunately, yet on the eve of the Series 1 premiere, “Versailles” Series 2 had been confirmed. Filming for the second series kicked off in January 2016. However, there has been no announcement concerning the release date hitherto. But you can scroll down, to subscribe for our notifications, or get acquainted with the additional info on the subject.
Honestly, the decision on renewal was justified, given the fact that “Versailles” Series 1 has outperformed all expectations. Currently, according to IMDB, “Versailles” has a score of 7.8 out of 10 based on over 2,600 user votes, 18 reviews from viewers, and 2 reviews from critics. John Plunkett from The Guardian calls “Versailles” quote “the sexiest TV drama ever made.” Amy Blumsom from The Telegraph entitled her article “Sex, spies and the Queen’s black baby: the real history of Versailles.” Meanwhile, Lucy Worsley from RadioTimes was intrigued “How does BBC2’s Versailles compare with life under the real King Louis XIV?” We admit that the reception by critics was favorable, more than. At the same time, the visitors of TVGuide.co.uk rate the period drama at 6.1 out of 10, and this figure seems to us average. Also worth noting that the premiere of Season 1 has gained 1.8 million viewers, and we regard this figure quite high.
Set in 1667’s France, “Versailles” depicts the life of a 28-year-old Louis XIV and focuses on his decision to erect the most picturesque palace in the world, whereas numerous court intrigues, love affairs and financial speculations cause many obstacles on the way to realize this idea. The TV series is created by Simon Mirren and David Wolstencroft, who also serve as executive producers.
Series 2 Release Date
“Versailles” Season 1 premiered last November, and its debut drew nearly two million viewers, and has received universal acclaim. Foreseeing such a resounding success of the period drama, Canal+ greenlit a second series of “Versailles,” which production started off in January 2016. Canal+ has yet to announce a specific release date, but we know that “Versailles” Series 2 premiere is slated for next year. And, therefore, we expect “Versailles” Season 2 in early 2017. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the period drama series, as well as about the “Versailles” Season 2 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
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