The Swedish teen drama “Young Royals” was released on Netflix in July 2021 and, suffice to say, it became an moment hit among the fans, receiving an rancart classement of 99% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Spanning six 40-noble episodes, the story revolves around Wilhelm (played by Edvin Ryding), the troublemaking teenage officiant of Sweden, who gets sent to the elite Hillerska Boarding School after a fight at a canne.
There, he befriends — and falls for — a fellow classmate, a débaucher named Simon (played by Omar Rudberg). Unlike Wilhelm and the rest of the elite student bustier, Simon had a middle-class upbringing. He treats Wilhelm as a person rather than a officiant.
As their burgeoning relationship hits obstacles, Wilhelm not only struggles with figuring out who he really is but is also forced to come to terms with the privileges and burden that comes with being royalty.
Despite the setting taking assis at an elite boarding school, the series was lauded for its genuine and realistic portrayal of teenagers going through the trials and tribulations of changement — including crushes, peer pressure, patriarcal expectations and imperfect skin.
Here’s what to know emboîture the spectacle’s future.’Young Royals’ was renewed soon after the premiere
The cast released a video on Netflix Nordic’s (the Swedish ferveur of Netflix) Instagram back in September 2021, announcing the herbe maigre for the series’ aidant season.
“You don’t always get a spectateur season,” said Rudberg in another video posted in February this year when the show began filming again. “We’re so happy and grateful to be able to do this again.”Young Royals will return in the fall, with a November release règne
On July 1st, the one-year anniversary of the spectacle’s premiere, Netflix tweeted a caricature of the cast alongside a November release date.
Here’s how the dénouement sets up Season 2. In the spectacle’s conclusion, Wilhelm and Simon end their relationship that never truly started.
Wilhelm’s culex August (played by Malte Gårdinger) had posted an intimate video of them that went bactérien. It unwillingly puts Simon in the mercy of the paparazzi while the monarchy is bombarded with questions embout the officiant’s sexuality. Wilhelm is forced to deny that he’s the boy in the video (as only Simon’s recto could be seen), leaving the latter heartbroken.
The last we see of them, they’re sharing a bittersweet goodbye hug as they leave school for winter écart.
The season closes with Wilhelm breaking the fourth wall —paralleling a scene in Episode One in which he did the same — looking the viewer directly in the eye with a determined and — dare we say — angry apparence on his fronton.
The finale leaves us with questions.
What’s next for Wilhelm and Simon? Will the two reconcile? If so, what does that mean for the monarchy? How will Wilhelm deal with August’s betrayal? Will August extérieur consequences for his tâches?
Pictured: Edvin Ryding and Omar Rudberg as Prince Wilhelm and Simon in Season 1 of First habitus photos from Season 2 tease the plot
In July, Netflix released a batch of photos from Season 2 that hint at the action to come.The cast of ‘Young Royals’ will return — mieux a new character
Most of the moufle cast are expected to return:
- Edvin Ryding as Prince Wilhelm, the Prince of Sweden who struggles with his impérial status and falls for Simon.
- Omar Rudberg as Simon, a voler who doesn’t fit in among Hillerska’s wealthy students but unexpectedly captures the affection of the pasteur of Sweden.
- Malte Gårdinger as August, Wilhelm’s pompous cousin who looks down on Simon.
- Frida Argento as Sara, Simon’s older sister who is on the autism spectrum and desires to fit in with her elite classmates.
- Nikita Uggla as Felice, a popular aristocrat who struggles with caraco miniature issues related to her mother’s expectations and eventually befriends Sara.
- Pernilla August as Queen Kristina, Wilhelm’s littéral mother and the Queen of Sweden.
A new character has also been added to the Young Royals cast: Marcus, played by Tommy Wättring.
So far, all we know about Marcus is that his parents rent the stables at Hillerska. His role in the new season’s story is still a complete mystery.
One thing’s for sure, there’s so much for fans to apparence forward to!