Barbarians Season 2 Updates: Arne Nolting, Andreas Heckmann, and Jan Martin created the German historical war series ‘Barbarians’ which tells a fictionalized story of the reign of the Roman Empire in Germany. The plot of the story is set at the end of AD 9 when Magna Germania has already been occupied by Romans for twenty years.
The Romans’ high taxes and other kinds of oppression have turned the lives of the Germanic tribe members not worth living. But due to the fighting among the chieftains of tribes, no unified resistance has yet been formed.
In this situation, Arminius who was taken hostage by the Roman Imperial army when he was a child. Now he has been made an eques of the army. He comes to Germany and witnesses the oppression of tribe members. He unites the chieftains and helps form a large resistance.
Laurence Rupp plays the role of Arminius in the series. Other cast members of the series include Jeanne Goursaud, David Schütter, Bernhard Schütz, Nicki von Temelhoff, Ronald Zehrfeld, Eva Verena Müller, Nikolai Kinski, Gaetano Aronica, Urs Rechn etc. The series premiered on October 23, 2020, on Netflix.
Though there is no exact date for the second season of ‘Barbarians’, it is confirmed that it will release in the fall or winter of 2022.
Now there are a number of other series too which you may watch if you enjoy the series ‘Barbarians’ and are waiting for the Barbarians Season 2.
Must Watch These Series If You Like Barbarians Season 2
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Don Handfield and Richard Rayner created this historical fiction series that tells the story of the Knights Templar’s success and then gradually the fall and persecution and at last, the suppression which King Philip IV of France orchestrated.
The leader of the Templar named Landry du Lauzon who first was disappointed by the fall, later regained his spirit after getting the news of the resurfacing of the Holy Grail.
Tom Cullen plays the role of Landry de Lauzon in the series. Other cast members of the series include Jim Carter, Pádraic Delaney, Simon Merrells, Julian Ovenden, Ed Stoppard, Sabrina Bartlett, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Mark Hamill, etc. The series ran from December 6, 2017, to May 13, 2019, on History.
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Richard Lopez and John Ealer directed this anthology docudrama that through a historical epic drama tells the story of Commodus’ reign in Rome which provided the fall of Rome with an impetus.
Sean Bean, Aaron Jakubenko, Lisa Chappell, Jared Turner, John Bach, Ditch Davey, Natalie Medlock, Stephen Lovatt, Andrew Robert, Jessica Green, Ido Drent, Teressa Liane, Molly Leishman, Jay Simon are some of the cast members of the series. The series ran from November 11, 2016, to April 5, 2018, on Netflix.
The Last Kingdom –
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Stephen Butchard developed this British historical series that chronicles the Danes’ invasion of England. Saxon earldom’s young successor Uhtred gets captured by the Danes who then raise him. But now as years have passed, Uhtred finds his loyalty facing challenges.
Alexander Dreymon plays the role of Uhtred in the series. Other cast members of the series include David Dawson, Emily Cox, Tobias Santelmann, Adrian Bower, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Simon Kunz, Harry McEntire, Rune Temte, Joseph Millson, etc. The series ran from October 10, 2015, to March 9, 2022, on BBC Two till the second season and on Netflix afterward.
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David Farr created and Owen Harris and Mark Brozel directed this British American miniseries that is inspired by the incidents of the Trojan War and chronicles the famous love of Paris and Helen. The plot of the series is set in the thirteenth century BC and relies on the myths of Greece to retell Troy’s ten years of siege incident.
Louis Hunter and Bella Dayne play the roles of Paris and Helen respectively in the series. Other cast members of the series include David Threlfall, Frances O’Connor, Tom Weston-Jones, Joseph Mawle, Chloe Pirrie, Johnny Harris, David Gyasi, etc. The series ran from February 17 to April 7 of 2018 on BBC One in the UK and on Netflix internationally.
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John Fusco created this American drama series that is based on the life story of Marco Polo. It chronicles his early years in Kublai Khan’s court. Kublai Khan was Mongol Empire’s Khagan and founded the Yuan dynasty which ran from 1271 to 1368.
Lorenzo Richelmy and Benedict Wong play the roles of Marco Polo and Kublai Khan respectively in the series. Other cast members of the series include Joan Chen, Rick Yune, Amr Waked, Remy Hii, Zhu Zhu, Tom Wu, Mahesh Jadu, Olivia Cheng, Uli Latukefu, Chin Han, Pierfrancesco Favino, Ron Yuan, Claudia Kim, etc.
The series ran from December 12, 2014, to July 1, 2016, on Netflix.