Virgin River Season 2: Here’s everything you need to know about the next instalment of Netflix’s hit romantic drama series.
- The first season of ‘Virgin River’ was released in December 2019.
- Within few days of its premiere, the series was renewed for a 10-episode second season. Season 3 is reportedly in the works.
- Netflix announced the show will return for the second season on November 27, 2020.
Virgin River is a romantic-drama series based on Robynn Carr’s highly popular novels of the same name. The show depicts a nurse practitioner, Melinda Monroe’s trials and tribulations while moving into Virgin River, an obscure town in California while attempting to start a new life. It was highly appreciated for its sharp writing and realistic characters and was loved by the critics and audiences alike.
In December 2019, the series was renewed for a 10-episode second season which is all set to be released on November 27, 2020. With only 2 weeks for its premiere, the expectations of the audience have skyrocketed and they are eagerly awaiting the latest updates regarding the same. Here’s everything we know about Virgin River season 2 so far.
What Will Be The Plot Of Virgin River Season 2?
Based on Robynn Carr’s best-selling novels, the show follows nurse practitioner, Melinda Monroe’s trials and tribulations while moving into Virgin River, a remote town in California while attempting to start a new life. At the end of Season 1, we see that Charmaine is pregnant with Jack’s kid who concedes his love for Melinda. The first season ends on a cliff-hanger with Melinda calling her sister and telling her she’s returning home to L.A.
It is anticipated that the show will continue to be on the lines of the book with the makers making fitting adjustments for television. The upcoming season will provide more details about Paige and Christopher’s whereabouts and Melinda’s decision regarding her relationship with Jack. The audience has been eagerly waiting for the release of season 2 and we can expect drama and romance in equal measure making for an engaging experience.
What About The Cast Of Virgin River Season 2?
As it seems, the entire cast will return for the second season: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Colin Lawrence, Lauren Hammersley, Tim Matheson, Annette O’Toole, and Jenny Cooper. Here’s a look at the star cast:
- Alexandra Breckenridge as Melinda Monroe
- Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan
- Colin Lawrence as John “Preacher” Middleton
- Jenny Cooper as Joey Barnes
- Lauren Hammersley as Charmaine Roberts
- Annette O’Toole as Hope McCrea
- Tim Matheson as Vernon “Doc” Mullins
- Grayson Gurnsey as Ricky
- Sarah Dugdale as Lizzie
- Benjamin Hollingsworth as Dan Brady
- Daniel Gillies as Mark Monroe
- David Cubitt as Calvin
Apart from this, there have been several additions to the cast which has further raised the expectations from the show.
A few cast announcements for season 2 of #VirginRiver:
Carmel Amit will play the role of Jamie
Keith MacKechnie as Nick
Donald Heng as George
Steve Bacic as Wes
Lane Edwards as Sheriff Duncan
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Here is a full list of all new faces coming for the new season:
- Carmel Amit as Jamie
- Keith MacKechnie as Nick, Jo Ellen’s husband
- Sarah Dugdale as Lizzie
- Donald Heng as George
- Steve Bacic as Wes
- Lane Edwards as Sheriff Duncan
- Thomas Nicholson as Leo Cavanagh
- Marco Grazzini as Mike
- Melinda Dahl as Stacie, Mel’s sister-in-law
Production Updates on Virgin River season 2
Filming for the second season took place in Vancouver, Canada from September to December 2019. It was a start to finish schedule and was wrapped up well before Covid-19 could disrupt the entertainment industry.
Creator SueTenney will continue to serve as the showrunner and executive producer of the show. Roma Roth and Chris Perry too are credited as executive producers. Reportedly, the third season is in the works.
Do we have a trailer yet?
Netflix released the official trailer of the new season on Thursday, October 29. It shows additional drama between Mel and Jack, as Charmaine’s pregnancy progresses and their relationship is tested. You can watch the official trailer of Virgin River Season 2 here:
So far the trailer has been receiving a good response from the audience and we hope that the show lives up to its hype.
When Will Season 2 Premiere on Netflix?
Virgin River season 2 will premiere on Netflix on November 27, 2020. Like Season 1, the upcoming season will have 10 episodes.