The first season of Netflix’s The Chestnut Man was everything fans expected of the show and more. Ergo, the fans have been waiting for the return of the psychological thriller series with The Chestnut Man season 2 to continue the story. However, Netflix has been tight-lipped about the show’s future. Here’s what we know about the show’s return.
Netflix’s The Chestnut Man, created by Søren Sveistrup, David Sandreuter and Dorte Warnøe Høgh, is a neo-noir crime thriller based on the novel of the same name. The story is set in a Norwegian village that is threatened by the titular serial killer.
Is The Chestnut Man Season 2 Coming?
The first season of Chestnut Man premiered on Netflix on September 29, 2021. Speaking of the future of the series, we know that the first season received an overwhelming response from fans and critics alike. So it will be a surprise if Netflix doesn’t try to capitalize on its success. But even after almost a year, the streaming giant hasn’t officially renewed the show for The Chestnut Man season 2. viewers will have to wait further until something is clear.
How did the first season end?
After Hess concluded that Genz was the killer, Europol searched Genz’s abandoned flat at the end of the first season. He searches in vain for the killer. Thulin finds police surveillance equipment and images of the crime scenes committed by the Chestnut Man in the ranch. Meanwhile, Simon Genz confessed to Thulin that he is the Chestnut Man. Together with several German newspapers, the authorities discovered a photo of Astrid, Genz’s twin brother, which shows that Simon is still watching her and that she is somewhere in Germany.
Genz stopped Rosa and held her hand in response to Rosa’s request for information about her kidnapped daughter. Hess finds the chestnut farm in another area and rushes to find Genz. However, Genz hits him on the head with a wrench when he gets there. Although Thulin managed to escape the burning house, he was quickly rounded up and thrown into Genz’s car. Hess helped Rosa escape, and the two did so through a basement window.
Hess approached Genz and tried to run over him. A branch impales the Chestnut Man as Thulin takes the wheel and the car crashes into a tree. While Kristine is with Astrid, the agents travel to Germany. She was taken into custody, Kristine went back home, and Thulin and her daughter are reunited.
Who could star in season 2 of The Chestnut Man?
The cast of the crime drama includes Danica Curcic as Naia Thulin, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard as Mark Hess and David Dencik as Simon Genz. Additionally, the cast also includes Lars Ranthe as Nylander, Iben Dorner as Rosa Hartung, and Esben Dalsgaard Anderssen as Steen Hartung.
Also Liva Forsberg as Le Thulin, Louis Næss-Schmidt as Gustav Hartung, Ali Kazim as Nehru. If the series returns with The Chestnut Man season 2, most of the main protagonists are expected to return to their roles. At the same time, we can also expect some new characters in the potential second season.
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