The Netflix original series Sweet Magnolias is a story of three lifelong friends Maddie Townsend (JoAnna Garcia Swisher), Helen Decatur (Heather Headley), and Dana Sue Sullivan (Brooke Elliott). They help each other while balancing their relationships, families, and careers in the small, Southern American town of Serenity, South Carolina.
Sheryl J Anderson is the showrunner of the series. It is based on the book series with the same name authored by Sherryl Woods. The first book, Stealing Home, was published in 2007. Sweet Magnolias, original romantic drama series, was dropped on Netflix worldwide on May 19, 2020.
Release Date Of Sweet Magnolias Season 2
The streaming platform Netflix released the series’ first season on May 19, 2020. Netflix (via Twitter) and the Deadline confirmed Sweet Magnolias for the second season return on July 23, 2020. Due to the pandemic, the production halted, only to be resumed in Spring 2021.
The series concluded the filming of the 2nd season in mid-July 2021. It has been anticipated by the fans and later speculated by various sources that the series would return with its second season in 2022. The release dates are yet to be confirmed by Netflix.
Plot Speculation Of Sweet Magnolias Season 2
Sweet Magnolias Season 1 ended with a series of cliffhangers and presented new challenges for our protagonists. Finally, the viewers will see a conclusion of the after-party prom fight. It will be interesting to know what happened actually to Kyle Townsend after the car crash. Who was the mystery person behind Kyle’s accident? Maddie’s strained relationship with her ex-partner will be tested.
Helen’s on and off romance with her boyfriend will be an intriguing aspect to explore more of her character, especially with her being desperate to have a child of her own. Dana’s career will be on trial as the viewers will see her struggling to keep it from sinking and with the challenge that her estranged son is now working in her kitchen.
Cast Of Sweet Magnolias Season 2
Sweet Magnolias will return for the next season with actors JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Heather Headley, and Brooke Elliott, and their beloved characters as the main protagonists of the show. Joining them will be the rest of the cast comprised of Logan Allen, Anneliese Judge, Carson Rowland, Justin Bruening, and Chris Klein.
Furthermore, three of the recurring cast members, Jamie Lynn Spears, Dion Johnstone, and Brandon Quinn, have been raised to regulars for the upcoming season. Two more inclusions have been made to the cast with David A MacDonald and Adelynn Spoon. The series is written by Sheryl J Anderson and produced by Matt Drake.
Where to Watch Sweet Magnolias Season 2?
Sweet Magnolias is a Netflix original romantic-drama series. All ten episodes of the first season are available for streaming on Netflix. The upcoming season will also be released on the streaming platform.
Public Opinion of Sweet Magnolias
After its release, Sweet Magnolias performed very well in the US and the UK. The series was on the top US TV list for 33 consecutive days. In the UK, it followed a similar feat for 13 days consecutively. With 78% of favorable reviews from the critics and 73% from the audience, the show remains a favorite of many.
The show had an IMDb rating of 7.4 and the debut season was a hit among the viewers. It ranked at 99th position as the most popular show of 2020.