When he comes to HBO this November, the second season of his dark materials begins after Lord Asriel opened a bridge to a new world. Lyra is upset by the death of her best friend and follows Asriel into the unknown. In a strange and mysterious deserted city, she meets Will, a boy who is also fleeing from a troubled past. Together they learn that their fate is linked to the reunification of Will and his father, but find that their path is constantly being thwarted as a war brews around them. Meanwhile, Ms. Coulter is looking for Lyra, determined to get her home by whatever means necessary.
Season two regulars include Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Amir Wilson, Ariyon Bakare, Andrew Scott, Will Keen, Ruta Gedmintas and Lin-Manuel Miranda. This season's cast includes Terence Stamp, Jade Anouka and Simone Kirby.
His Dark Materials are produced by Bad Wolf in collaboration with New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. The series is executive produced by Jane Tranter; Dan McCulloch; Joel Collins; and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman; Jack Thorne; Tom Hooper; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich; and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving and Piers Wenger for the BBC.