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Viewers already calling for second series of new Netflix period drama

Lucy Devine

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Viewers already calling for second series of new Netflix period drama

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Ever since new period drama The Empress landed on Netflix, fans have been calling for a season 2.

The steamy show dropped on the streaming platform just days ago, but has already worked its way to a spot in the top 10.

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The addictive series follows Elisabeth von Wittelsbach who falls for and marries her sister's intended love match, Emperor Franz Joseph.

Based on a novel about the real-life Empress of Austria, the drama follows Elisabeth as she enters the Viennese court.

"When rebellious Elisabeth falls for Emperor Franz and becomes his unlikely bride, she enters a world of tension and intrigue at the Viennese court," Netflix explains.

"Elisabeth is a young woman ahead of her time, rebelling against the rigid rules of the 19th century and the court. She meets Franz, a multi-layered ruler, who played a major role in shaping modern European history.

"Against the backdrop of jealousy, intrigue and power struggles behind the scenes of the Habsburg court - and the emerging question of freedom of the people - the audience is taken into a glittering illusory world, in which a young Sissi must fight for her place at court, as well as the right to be the figurehead of an ailing empire."

Fans are calling for season 2. Credit: Netflix
Fans are calling for season 2. Credit: Netflix

Fans have been hooked on the show since it dropped on the platform, with many binge-watching all six episodes in one go.

Now, viewers are calling for season 2 already, with many begging Netflix to announce another series.

One person wrote on Twitter: "@netflix season 2 of the Empress please."

While another said: "The new netflix series The Empress is just spectacular can't wait for the season 2."

And a third added: "Renew The Empress for Season 2! I need to know what happens next."

Meanwhile a fourth commented: "@netflix just go ahead and green light season 2 of The Empress.. thannnnkss!"

And a fifth said: "I’m sad I binged & finished The Empress I need season 2 asap @netflix."

The addictive series follows Elisabeth von Wittelsbach. Credit: Netflix
The addictive series follows Elisabeth von Wittelsbach. Credit: Netflix

While Netflix has yet to announce whether there'll be a season 2 of The Empress, there's still plenty of time, with the show only arriving on 29 September.

Considering the show's popularity, it'd certainly make sense for there to be a second instalment on the cards.

Come on Netflix, give the people what they want!

You can watch the first series over on the streaming platform now.

Topics: TV And Film, Netflix

Lucy Devine
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