Created by Paul Zbyszewski, ‘Helstrom,’ is a fantasy-horror superhero drama, inspired by the Marvel characters, Daimon and Satana Helstrom. This Hulu original does not have any connection to the events of the MCU but tells a different, standalone story. Although the show was created with high expectations, it opened to mixed reviews. Additionally, with the shutdown of Marvel Television, viewers are skeptical if ‘Helstrom’ will get another season. Well, allow us to shed further light on the future of this horror-themed tale.
Helstrom Season 2 Release Date:
‘Helstrom’ season 1 premiered on October 16, 2020, on Hulu, in all its entirety of 10 episodes. The first season does end on a cliffhanger, giving the writers the scope to extend the story in the future. Therefore, in terms of content, a second iteration might still happen.
However, in December 2019, Marvel Television was merged with Marvel Studios. And in April 2020, creator Paul Zbyszewski’s overall deal with Marvel came to an end. By that time, filming for season 1 was complete, and Zbyszewski continued post-production work on the series. Additionally, with EP Jeph Loeb leaving Marvel, the chances of recommissioning ‘Helstrom’ has gone down further.
In terms of reviews, ‘Helstrom’ did not do great either. Critics branded the show as a dull, generic, and mid-level supernatural drama. Keeping all of the aforementioned factors in mind, we are doubtful whether this particular title will get a new edition at all. If Hulu still decides to stretch its luck with a second rendition, we can expect ‘Helstrom’ season 2 to premiere sometime in 2022.
Helstrom Season 2 Cast: Who Can be in it?
Tom Austen stars as Daimon Helstrom aka the Son of Satan. Sydney Lemmon joins him as Ana Helstrom, Daimon’s sister, also known as Satana. We also have Ariana Guerra as Gabriella Rosetti (an agent from the Vatican), June Carryl as Dr. Louise Hastings (head of the psychiatric institute that houses Victoria – the mother of Daimon and Ana).
Elizabeth Marvel appears as Victoria. Rounding up the lead cast is Alain Uy as Chris Yen and Robert Wisdom as Herny/Caretaker. In the rare scenario that season 2 happens, we can expect the entire main cast to make a comeback, along with some fresh faces.
Helstrom Season 2 Plot: What Can it be About?
‘Helstrom’ follows estranged siblings Daimon and Ana, who struggle to overcome their horrific past while hunting down the worst of humanity. Their mother, Victoria, has been under the spell of the demon Kthara for several years now and is institutionalized in a psychiatric ward. Ana and Daimon attempt to battle the demon as it grows stronger. Meanwhile, they also need to face their evil father, who has returned.
Season 1 ends on quite a cliffhanger. The siblings discover that Kthara is a diversion, and the actual demon is Lilith, the Mother of all demons. Daimon and Ana now need to unearth the secrets of Lilith in order to save their mother and the entire humanity from the demon’s wrath. And we expect the second season to chronicle this part of their journey.
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