The Untamed Season 2 is something every C-Drama fan is manifesting out there. The Chinese television series is one of the most popular ones in the C-Drama realm. Not only in China, the drama series was received with open arms globally and became one of the most-watched ones in the year 2019.
Its portrayal of Chinese mythology and fantastic martial arts made it everyone’s favorite. It won’t be a surprise if you find this infamous drama in every other watchlist. Of course, it is a must-watch, and if you are in those small group of people who have not watched it yet, then we suggest you to RUN! It is not something anyone should miss on.
Directed by Zheng Weiwen and Chen Jialin, the drama series is an adaptation from the xianxia novel titled “Mo Dao Zu Shi” by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu. The novel was one of the best sellers in China, and it is no surprise that the show, too, was a houseful one. The screenwriting was done by Yang Xia, Deng Yaoyu, Ma Jing, and Guo Guangyun. The show’s plotline was something everyone admired it for, and the job was done pretty well by the creators and writers.
The second season of the show is been expected by many. You can put out a poll on Twitter about the second season of the series, and you will get an overwhelmingly positive response. Fans from all around the world can trade anything for watching the adventurous and thrilling show back on the screens again. So, is there a second season coming? Can we expect a second season soon?
We are here to answer all your questions regarding the same. And also to figure out what we can expect from it. So, let’s have a quick skim inside.
The Untamed Season 2: Is There a Second Season Coming?
The Chinese drama series was released on June 27, 2019, and the final episode premiered on August 20, 2019. The interesting thing about its release was that it got all its viewers hooked from its first episode itself. It was no surprise that people were loving the story pattern and the powerful cast performance.
For now, there are no talks about the second season of the show. There are a few rumors floating around the internet, but nothing can be confirmed officially. Though, the chances are weak but never zero. As soon as we have something official, it will be definitely passed onto you.
The first season of the drama received an overwhelmingly positive response both from the audience and from the critics. Not only locally, but it flourished globally and received a lot of appreciation for its engaging plot points, well-developed characters, and eye-catching wardrobe and fashion. Undoubtedly, all the factors in the show made a brilliant combo for the viewers, and they loved every bit of it.
Another factor that made it one of the best out there was its portrayal of something really courageous in a country like China. We all are aware that LGBTQ+ content is banned in China, and yet the show portrayed the beautiful romance between two lead male characters. Of course, the show’s depiction of the love between two males was censored with homoerotic subtexts.
But, despite all this, the show managed to achieve the title of the best dramas. It became one of the highest-earning dramas in 2019. Moreover, it ranked first in terms of popularity index according to the reports from “Research Report on China’s Internet Audiovisual Development”.
Its popularity led to its two spinoffs movies have been released focusing on the supporting characters. The 2019’s Fatal Journey and 2020’s the Living Dead.
The plot of the show is a fascinating pattern where we meet two soulmate cultivators who are all set to solve a series of mysteries that are linked to a tragic event in the past. The story was labeled as a very complex yet intriguing one and earned the show millions of viewers.
Talking about the second season, then we don’t have any announcements from the creator’s side. Things are quite not so permanent when it comes to the second season of the show. Moreover, the show’s adaptation is from a novel, therefore, we can’t say what will be the plotline if there is any second season in the future. There’s a lot of uncertainty for now.
The plot of the first season followed our protagonist Wei Wuxian who has been brought back from dead after 16 years of his tragic death. His character is of a loathed cultivator of dark and demonic arts. His return to the living world again has many ambitions i.e., to reunite with his soulmate, Lan Wangi, and other people from his first life. As the story progresses, we see Wuxian regaining his memories before his death and his descendance to dark magic.
Together with Lan Wangi, he unravels the scheming behind his tragic death and also finds the reality behind the mysterious deaths of other people with whom he was familiar in his first life.
The show’s plotline was not only intriguing but also very fascinating for everyone. Take a vote, and more than a majority will support the supernatural and fantasy genre among everything else. The overwhelming response was very expected as the show didn’t only have a good structure but also an engaging one.
If there is a second season somewhere in the future, then you can definitely watch it on streaming platforms like Netflix. There is no doubt about that.
The first season of the show had a total of 50 episodes each with screen time of 45 minutes. The original distributor of the show was Tencent Video. Two episodes were released on Thursday and Friday (GMT +8:00), and if you were a VIP member, then you could have access to two more. The release schedule was shifted to Monday and Wednesday after the first six episodes were released. In the official fan meeting event, it was announced that VIP members would be able to watch all the episodes.
On December 25, 2019, a 20-episodes special edition of the drama was released on WeTV. Plus, for the global audience, it was available on Netflix. The series surpassed 9.5 billion views on Tencent Video as of June 2021. It was a few days before its second anniversary. The new record hit viewership made it one of the highest-viewed Chinese dramas on the platform.
If you still don’t have it on your watchlist, then now you definitely should.
The cast of the show was something that played a major role in the success of the series. Their strong screen presence and fantastic character portrayal led to the perfect flow of the story in the show. Viewers were highly pleased with their performance, and it increased the engagement level of the show by a lot.
In the main role we had, Xiao Zhan Su Yaxin played the role of Wei Wuxian and Mo Xuanyu. The next main lead was Wang Yibo Chen Junkai playing the role of Lan Wangji.
In the supporting roles there were:
Liu Haikuan Shen Yifeng as Lan Xichen, Huang Ziteng playing the role of Lan Qiren, Zheng Fanxing Jiang Yiting as Lan Sizhui, Guo Cheng as Lan Jingyi, Carman Lee in the character of Lan Yi, Shen Xiaohai as Jin Guangshan, Hu Xiaoting as Madame Jin, Zhu Zanjin in the role of Jin Guangyao, Cao Yuchen as Jin Zixuan, Yao Shuhao as Jin Zixun, Jin Luying as Qin Su, Qi Peixin in the character of Jin Ling, Wang Yifei as Luo Qingyang, Wang Yizhaou Xuan Yuewen as Nie Mingjue, Ji Li Xu Weiluo in the character of Nie Huaisang, and many other to add on the list.
All of them were an excellent crew and did an excellent job in making the best out of their respective screen timing.
There is no cast or crew information present about the second season of the show. As soon as there is some official announcement about it, we will pass it to you.
The story of the show was a web and several layers. But the viewers loved every bit of it, and that made it worth the effort. The show also narrates the traditions of various clans like the Lans, the Jins, and the Jiangs.
The first twenty episodes of the show surrounded the life of Wei Wuxian, and he’s coming back from dead in the body of Mo Xuanyu. His involvement in dark magic and arts made him one of the most intriguing characters in the show, but in the story, everyone loathed him for the same. No one from his previous life recognized him except for his soulmate Lan Wangji. He has been mourning his death for years, and now seeing him after so long was a surprising yet emotional moment for him.
They team up and decide to solve all the mysteries of several murders that have happened recently and how they link back to the tragic events from the past.