Milan, June 11th, 2021 – Sky revealed first-look images for the second season of the Sky Original series ROMULUS, the journey between history and legend back to the origins of the myth of the founding of Rome from Matteo Rovere.
Filming for the new episodes of the series produced by Sky, Cattleya – part of ITV Studios – and Groenlandia, in collaboration with ITV Studios, are currently taking place in Rome and its surroundings and will continue until November. A project extremely focused on sustainability, whose aim is to become the most environmentally sustainable Sky Original Italian production to date. The challenge represented by the production of the second season of Romulus is a significant step towards going net zero carbon by 2030, thanks to the “Sky Zero” campaign embraced by the Sky Group. Romulus’ second season is coming soon on Sky and NOW.
Sky today announced also 5 new-entries in the cast of the eight episodes. The stars of the first series Andrea Arcangeli (Yemos), Marianna Fontana (Ilia), Francesco Di Napoli (Wiros) will be joined by Valentina Bellè (Dolceroma, L’uomo del labirinto, Catch-22) playing Ersilia, who leads the Sabine priestesses; Emanuele Maria Di Stefano (Siccità) as the king of the Sabines Titos Tatios, son of the God Sancos, the most powerful enemy of Rome; Max Malatesta (Bad Tales, The first king), who will play Sabos, right arm and advisor to the king of the Sabines; Ludovica Nasti (My brilliant friend) as Vibia, the youngest of the Sabine priestesses and Giancarlo Commare (Skam Italia, Maschile singolare, La Belva) as Atys, the young king of Satricum. Reprising their roles are Sergio Romano (as Amulius), Demetra Avincola (as Deftri) and Vanessa Scalera (as Silvia).
Just like the first season of the series, already distributed by ITV Studios in more than 40 territories, also the second series is entirely filmed in archaic latin and again directed by Matteo Rovere, Michele Alhaique and Enrico Maria Artale, joined by Francesca Mazzoleni (Punta Sacra, Succede) who is going to direct one of the new installments. Filippo Gravino (Italian race – Veloce come il vento, The first king) and Guido Iuculano (Una vita tranquilla, Questione di cuore, Alaska) are once again in charge of the screenplay, alongside new additions Flaminia Gressi (Bella da morire, Noi) and Federico Gnesini (Lo spietato, Rosy Abate: La Serie).
Yemos and Wiros, together as brothers, have founded their city and consecrated it to Rumia. Roma and its two kings soon become a symbol of freedom and hospitality, but they catch the attention of a powerful enemy: the king of the Sabines, Titos Tatios.
Romulus’ second season is a Sky original series produced by Sky, Cattleya – part of ITV Studios – and Groenlandia, in collaboration with ITV Studios.
ITV Studios will handle the international distribution.
Coming soon Sky and NOW.