Has Marie Antoinette been renewed for Season 2? Here’s what we know:

Renewed Or Cancelled?

Currently airing on BBC and PBS, period drama Marie Antoinette is loosely based on the life of the last French Queen, who is widely praised for both her impeccable sense of style and her hair. If you’ve finished watching this one, you may be wondering if this has been renewed or canceled. Here’s what we know:


What is Marie Antoinette about?

Deborah Davis’ period drama is premised on the last French Queen prior to the French Revolution. It primarily focuses on Marie Antoinette, a young girl who needs to leave her homeland behind to wed Louis Cunningham and ascend to the position of Dauphine of France.

As time passes, Marie comes to understand that the throne carries with it certain responsibilities, including the inability to live her life as she chooses, the consistent pressure to give birth to a son, as well as the responsibility of maintaining the alliance between France and Austria.


Has Marie Antoinette been renewed for season 2?

By the end of the first season, Marie Antoinette has realized how dangerous the French courts can be and that she must struggle not only to get her way but to also survive.

Marie Antoinette has been renewed for an additional season owing to its success, so fans of the period drama can still have their cake and eat it too. Although not many specifics are disclosed, we can be sure that this wildly successful period drama is going to have a season 2.

Despite the final episode’s debatable retelling of the Queen’s life, PBS and BBC have hit the jackpot with this one Whether you like or dislike this portrayal of the life of the last French Queen, there’s no denying that it’s garnering a sizable audience.


What we know about season 2 so far:

There will be a second season of Marie Antoinette, so it’s likely that this will work to exemplify how the royals dealt with an enormous financial collapse at the peak of their power. Additionally, the royal couple will continue to be repeatedly targeted by attacks from Provence as well as Chartres, which could have catastrophic consequences on the nobles’ animosity towards them.

The period drama’s creator Deborah Davis will take charge of season 2, and Ed Bazalgette will begin the show by contributing towards the first four episodes. Additionally, according to recent reports, filming for the second season is expected to begin this fall.

Over the upcoming months, we’ll make sure to update this section with more information.


Are you excited to see Marie Antoinette return for a second season? What did you think of season 1? Let us know in the comments below!

7 thoughts on “Has Marie Antoinette been renewed for Season 2? Here’s what we know:”

  1. Wonderful series, even my husband enjoyed it! The costumes, the acting, the lavish sets as only the BBC always pulls off with such style, can’t wait for season two!!

  2. I am looking forward to Season 2 very much. The first Season was great, the acting, the settings, the costumes, I enjoyed very much. A marvellous historical costume drama.

  3. I LOVE THIS SERIES The costumes-hair just everything is perfect I am glad it was picked up for season 2 can hardly wait

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