Will there be a season two of The Empress?

The Empress on Netflix is clearly going down well with viewers having landed in the top ten trending shows just days after it arrived on the streaming platform.

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The drama, which stars Devrim Lingnau in the leading role of Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, is based on a historical fiction novel about the Empress of Austria, who marries her sister's intended fiancé and moves to Vienna, where she finds herself navigating court politics.

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Plenty of Netflix users have managed to binge all six episodes and are already wanting more. But will the drama be getting a second season? Here's all we know…

Will there be a season two of The Empress?

Netflix is yet to officially confirm if the period drama romance will return with more episodes in the future. The streaming giant tends to wait a little while after a show has been released to gauge popularity and, of course, streaming statistics before it announces any formal decisions.

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But, given its popularity, we can see it definitely being a possibility! Fans have been taking to social media to demand a season two. One person wrote: "I NEED A SEASON TWO LIKE NOWWWWW Y'ALL CANNOT END THIS SHOW LIKE THIS!!!! #TheEmpress."

A second said: "#TheEmpress is DAMN good. Like I'm sick it's only 6 episodes. I need season two ASAP," a third added: "I just finished watching #TheEmpress and I absolutely loved it, I really hope we get a season two."


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Who will star in season two of The Empress?

If season two of The Empress does return, fans can expect the majority of the cast to reprise their roles. This means that Devrim Lingnau, Philip Froissant and Melika Foroutan would likely all be back as Elisabeth, Franz and Princess Sophia respectively. Other characters viewers could expect to see again would be Johannes Nussbaum, Elisa Schlott and Hanna Hilsdorf.

What will season two of The Empress be about?

If season two of The Empress happens, fans will no doubt be keen to find out what Elisabeth decides to do next after some major cliffhangers were revealed during the final episode. At the end of season one, she finds out she's pregnant just before she sets off to return to Bavaria.


Netflix are yet to confirm whether The Empress will be back

Viewers also saw her confronted by an angry crowd of people who want to denounce the Emperor as she's making her exit. In a shock moment, she tells them she's pregnant and tells the crowd she "sees them". So will this mean she stays in Vienna? And will her and Franz reconcile?

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