Comfy, troopers! Motherland: Fort Salem will report for obligation with all-new episodes in 2021. Freeform announced via YouTube in Might that its supernatural hit was renewed for a sophomore season.
The delightfully darkish sequence explores an alternate actuality the place the ladies prosecuted throughout the Salem Witch Trials between 1692 and 1693 kind an alliance with the federal government and tackle an important position within the US Military. Flash ahead to current day, the place these girls are celebrated as patriots who routinely threat their lives to maintain residents secure from a corporation of terrorist witches generally known as the Spree. Season one follows a bunch of younger cadets by way of primary coaching at Fort Salem, together with Raelle (Taylor Hickson), Abigail (Ashley Nicole Williams) and Tally (Jessica Sutton). Consider it as Harry Potter meets Full Steel Jacket.
The cadets sharpen their collective powers — and infrequently spar with one another — as they search admission to the distinguished Struggle Faculty. On the similar time, Raelle strikes up a romance with Scylla (Amalia Holm), a necromancer in coaching whose motives are extra nefarious than they could seem on the floor. By the tip of the 10-episode arc, every of the witches’ lives are turned the wrong way up and the unit finds itself on the entrance line of a world battle with sudden foes.
As its title may recommend, Motherland serves as a platform for female-centric tales in contrast to virtually anything on tv. “Being a girl on this business, we’re at all times combating for that type of alternative,” Hickson mentioned throughout a CelebrityPie interview in March. “As a substitute of being a second-hand position just like the spouse or the sister, you see these feminine characters which are driving the sequence and their motivation is extremely empowering.”
Hickson, in addition to Williams, Sutton, and Holm, will reprise their roles in season two. Throughout [email protected], the cast hinted at what’s to come, together with a glimpse of Struggle Faculty life and the widespread enemy that would power the witch military and the Spree to place apart their bloody feud.
There is not any phrase but on when precisely season two of Motherland: Fort Salem will premiere. If that you must compensate for (or rewatch) season one within the meantime, you possibly can binge it on Hulu.