No matter how many genres come and go, thrillers will always remain our favorites. We will never get fed up with the thriller storylines. The twists, suspense, dialogue, climax, and everything in a thriller series make us crave for more of it. Especially, the series related to investigations. I am sure there are more than a hundred thriller series where the clever detective solves the crime.
But each time when we watch a series, we find it more new and unique from the other one. And sometimes we will be able to guess the next step of the detective from our years of experience watching thriller series. Now I’m here to suggest a thriller series that should be added to your must-watch list soon. Well, just read on to know more about the series.
‘Annika’ is a British crime drama series written by Nick Walker and directed by Philip John, and Fiona Walton. It is based on the BBC Radio 4 drama ‘Annika Stranded’. It stars Nicola Walker, Jamie Sives, Katie Leung, Ukweli Roach, Kate Dickie, Silvie Furneaux, and Paul McGann in the lead roles.
Almost all the fans are discussing ‘Annika Season 2’ updates and if you are looking for the same then you are in the right place. Just continue reading to know more about Annika Season 2.
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Annika Season 2 Release Date
The first season of the thriller series was released on August 17, 2021. It has six episodes in total. The story centers on Annika Strandhes, a Detective Inspector who is in charge of solving the complicated crimes happening in Scotland. The final episode of Season 1 was released on September 21, 2021. It has been nearly a year since the release of the first season. But the creators still haven’t given any updates regarding Annika season 2.
We don’t have any updates regarding renewal or cancellation. But looking at the audience response, there is a high chance for the creators to come up with season 2 of the drama. So if they make up their minds to renew this series, then we can expect it anytime in early 2023. We don’t have any other option than to wait. Let’s patiently wait for the official announcement of Annika Season 2.
Annika Season 1 Cast
- Nicola Walker as DI Annika Strandhed, a detective inspector who shifts to Scotland along with her arrogant daughter. She is brilliant, and clever with a good sense of humor.
- Jamie Sives as Michael McAndrews(DS).
- Katie Leung as Blair Ferguson(DC).
- Ukweli Roach as Tyrone Clarke(DS).
- Kate Dickie as Diane Oban(DCI).
- Silvie Furneaux as Morgan, Annika Strandhed’s teenage daughter creates trouble for Annika and also the main role in the subplot of the drama.
- Paul McGann as Jake Strathearn, a child therapist.
The same cast might be taken for ‘Annika Season 2’ as well.
Annika Season 1 Plot Summary
The story veneers the experienced detective inspector Annika Strandhed, who gets recently transferred from Norway to Glasgow Marine Homicide Unit, Scotland to solve the complicated and unsolved crimes happening in Scotland’s waters. But unfortunately, her appointment doesn’t make her colleagues much happy. In the series, we witness two plots happening simultaneously, one Annika as a detective solving crimes and the other Annika as a mother of an arrogant teenage girl.
The story begins with Annika taking up her new role with her team of dedicated officers. The first itself is challenging enough. Annika and her team get called up to take up the case of a murder of a man who is found dead in the Clyde. A harpoon was pierced into the dead man’s head, which clearly shows how he died. When they start investigating the case, all the evidence points toward the jilted lover. But the case gets more complicated when they reveal darker secrets.
Meanwhile, adding more to her already messed up head, her daughter Morgan gets suspended from school. Coming back to the case, soon they land up in the murder case of a scientist, whose body is found in Loch Katrine. The only thing that connected the two murders is their death happened in the water-so something is really nasty with the water. The next case she deals with is the murder case of the writer Cara Gibson, whose writings have spoiled a lot of careers and left a lot of people suffering. She was found dead under the bridge.
But who has the guts to push her off the bridge and kill her? the next case is the murder of a man who was pushed into the water from a party boat. He was celebrating his anniversary with his wife and friends. But things take a turn when his wife becomes the prime suspect in his murder. The team again gets called up to solve the murder case of a young woman murdered on the Glasgow docks.
It is therefore worth waiting and watching what story plot Annika Season 2 will bring along.
Where To Watch Annika Season 2?
The investigative thriller ‘Annika’ Season 1 is available to be watched on Amazon Prime, BritBox, and Alibi. If Annika Season 2 releases as we expected, then there is a high chance for these platforms to release Annika Season 2 as well.
Stay tuned to get more updates about ‘Annika Season 2’.
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