‘Raised by Wolves’ season 2 renewed on HBO Max, now in development

The top-performing sci-fi drama, Raised By Wolves season 2 is coming back to HBO Max. Moreover, the series seemingly resembles Westworld and Game of Thrones.

Raised By Wolves season 2 is produced by the filmmaker, Ridley Scott. Scott is best known for his other popular sci-fi films, Alien, Gladiator, The Martian. Furthermore, Scott directed the first two episodes of season 1, and the series will mark his directorial debut in TV series.

The series takes place in a distant future in a mysterious planet known as Keppler 22-B. At this time, the earth has been consumed by a war between atheists and believers. It centers on two androids known as Mother and Father who raise human children on Keppler 22-B. As the story progresses, a religious group, Mithraic hunts down the parent androids in the hope of destroying the human colony.

Raised By Wolves season 1 details

The first three episodes of season 1 landed on HBO Max in September. At the moment, only seven episodes have arrived on the streaming platform. It performs as one of the top series, garnering a 50 percent increase in its viewership in just two weeks.

While season 1 is already speeding towards its season finale, fans are now awaiting the release of episode 8, entitled ‘Mass’. Fans will be able to expect the airing of episode 8 on September 25. Furthermore, Raised By Wolves season 1 finale will drop by the streaming platform on Oct. 1.

Meanwhile, fans are having different reactions when it comes to the narrative. Several fans have praised the series for its lavish and expensive cinematography, as well its ambitious plot. On the other hand, others have found the series to be dragging.

HBO Max original content chief Sarah Aubrey has shared her excitement on the series’ overall narrative. She said:

“When I think of Raised by Wolves, I think of artistry — artistry in crafting a compelling storyline, artistry in the out-of-this-world production design, special effects and cinematography, artistry in our actor’s portrayals of these memorable characters, and artistry attached to the legendary work of Ridley Scott, Aaron Guzikowski and our phenomenal crew.”

Raised By Wolves season 2 is in development

While season 1 is still streaming, executive producer Scott confirmed that the Raised By Wolves season 2 is now in development. He said:

“We are already deep into the ‘layers’ of Season 2, as Aaron has begun to shape what we think will be another brilliant season to inspire the imagination.”

Season 2 release date

As of writing, the showrunners and the streaming platform have not yet confirmed the release date.


Image Courtesy of HBO Max/YouTube Screenshot

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