We have all heard about the tale of Arthur, Merlin, and the powerful sword. Cursed presents a different narrative of the folklore through a young, powerful sorceress Nimue, also known as the Lady of the Lake. The TV series features her journey to deliver the Sword of Power to Merlin. During the quest, she faces some powerful enemies who want to eliminate magic from the world. The show is one of the best female lead TV series on Netflix. And currently only has a single season which aired in July 2020. Almost one year later, fans are still eagerly waiting to hear news of a second season. Will there even be a second season? Or has the show been canceled after airing just one season? Keep on reading to find out the latest information about Cursed Season 2.
Cursed Season 2 Release Date
Cursed Season 1 received lots of praise and love from people all around the world. It also did not have a complete ending and left fans curious about several things, such as whether Nimue survives and what happens to Arthur. Thus, fans have eagerly been waiting for the second season’s release so that all loose ends are tied. Initially, Katherine Langford, who plays the role of Nimue, hinted towards a second season by saying that season 1 “was just the tip of the iceberg” and “there is so much story left.” Additionally, Devon Terrell, aka Arthur, also remarked that season one feels “just like the beginning.”
Unfortunately, the series has been canceled by Netflix and won’t be getting a second season. This is quite surprising because the lead characters gave several hints to viewers about the release of Season 2. The series had a spectacular plot, remarkable cast and received acclaim and praises from several critics. It also made it to the top of Netflix’s Most Popular TV series in the U.S as well as the U.K. Hence, the sudden cancellation of the series has shocked fans and critics.
Cursed Season 2 Cast
The cast of Cursed featured four main characters:
Katherine Langford played the role of Nimue- the female heroine who is the Fey Queen. She embarks on a journey to deliver the Sword of Power to Merlin, her father and meets Arthur along the way. This journey helps sculpt her powers to fulfill her role as the Lady of the Lake.
Devon Terrell played the role of Arthur- Nimue’s lover who regains his family’s lost honor by helping Nimue deliver the sword to Merlin.
Gustaf Skarsgārd played the role of Merlin, aka the powerful ancient magician.
Daniel Sharman played the role of the Weeping Monk, aka Lancelot- part of the evil Paladins’ army, which helps in directing them to Nimue.
Cursed is a one-of-a-kind TV series that shows the story of Arthur and Merlin through the eyes of Nimue, a Fey girl who is hated by her community due to her powers. The Red Paladins are an evil troop who want to erase magic from the world, and to do this, they attack and kill the Fey people, including Nimue’s mother, who hands the Sword of Power to Nimue before her death. She must deliver this sword to Merlin, who is her father. In doing so, she meets Arthur, and the two develop feelings for each other. Nimue discovers her hidden powers and talents and flourishes into a powerful Fey Queen. In the season finale, we see her sacrificing herself for her father, Merlin.
We would see Nimue ascend to her role as the Lady of the Lake in Season 2 and Arthur claiming the throne. We would also have seen their relationship grow stronger as both of them discover their powers and unique traits.
Season 2 of Cursed won’t be getting a trailer as it has been canceled.
Frequently Asked Questions
Did Nimue die?
The opening scene of Season 1 confirmed that Nimue would survive the deathly blow of arrows and live on to fulfill her role as the tragic Lady of the Lake.
Will Gawain come back to life?
In the season finale, we saw his body covered magically by grass and flowers, which indicates that he may be resurrected.
Is Arthur going to become King?
Because of his low birth, Arthur may never become King. It will only be possible if Nimue steps in and uses her influence to get him the throne.
Has Netflix officially canceled the series?
We haven’t heard any official announcements from Netflix itself, but Deadline has confirmed the news.
Is Cursed Book 2 canceled as well?
Cursed is based on a book written by Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler. Fortunately, book 2 of Cursed will be releasing soon, so fans can read it to fulfill their curiosity and know more about their favorite TV series.