ITV Encore has officially renewed The Frankenstein Chronicles for series 2

The release date for The Frankenstein Chronicles series 2 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of The Frankenstein Chronicles Series 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. ITV Encore has officially renewed the series for another season. To get notified of the premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Basic info, storyline and cast

The Frankenstein Chronicles is a six-part original British criminal drama and mystery series that premiered on ITV Encore on November 11, 2015 and will also be broadcast on the A&E channel in US in 2016. The show is inspired by Mary Shelley`s classic novel and created and developed by Benjamin Ross and Barry Langford. It is produced by Rainmark Films.

The atmospheric and gory drama that re-imagines the well-known plot is set in foggy 19th century London. Brooding John Marlott (Sean Bean) is the inspector with his own psychological battle to fight, as he`s haunted by personal tragedy. He investigates a series of disturbing crimes that seem like they can be traced back to a single person – the diabolical scientist who`s intent on reanimating the dead. William Blake(Steven Berkhoff) and Mary Shelley (Anna Maxwell Martin) make guest appearances.

Reviews and prospects of renewal

The old-fashioned, yet chilling and utterly absorbing horror series has been universally acclaimed. The director`s work is highly praised along with excellent actors` performance, beautiful scenery and the authentic and truly captivating atmosphere. In line with the excellent ratings and positive reviews, the series just has to have some sort of a continuation – perhaps a second season that would feature the brilliant John Marlott solving another mysterious case. The release date for the US premiere of The Frankenstein Chronicles hasn`t been set yet, so subscribe to our notifications and receive an automatic e-mail with any further information.

Latest news

UPDATED June 22, 2016: Some thrilling news for the fans of the latest powerful re-imagination of the story of Frankenstein - The Frankenstein Chronicles has been commissioned for a second series by ITV Encore. After the way the first series has resonated with the audience, a second installment just had to be ordered. Production of the new series will start in January 2017 in Northern Ireland, with Sean Bean returning as the sharp-minded and disturbed John Marlott. Further casting details and release date announcements will be available later, so please stay tuned for relevant information.

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